H.R.9506 - Telephone Privacy Act95th Congress (1977-1978)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Aspin, Les [D-WI-1] (Introduced 10/12/1977)|
|Committees:||House - Interstate and Foreign Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/12/1977 Referred to House Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.9506 — 95th Congress (1977-1978)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (10/12/1977)
Telephone Privacy Act - Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to prohibit unsolicited commercial telephone calls to a telephone subscriber who has notified the telephone company that he does not wish to receive such calls.
Directs the Federal Communications Commission to prescribe regulations specifying the manner in which a telephone subscriber shall notify the telephone company that he does not wish to receive unsolicited calls.
Prescribes criminal penalties for violations of this Act.
Excludes from the definition of "unsolicited commercial telephone calls" calls made in response to an express request of the individual called or made in connection with an overdue debt or contractual obligation.