2007 Regular Session


File Code: Utility Regulation Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 523
Sponsored By:
Delegates Morhaim, Barve, Aumann, Bobo, Boteler, Bronrott, Frank, Glassman, Goldwater, Howard, Hubbard, Jennings, J. King, Kipke, Krebs, Minnick, Montgomery, Rudolph, Schuler, Shewell, Sophocleus, Sossi, and Weldon
Telephone Solicitation - Prohibitions on Automated Calls


Prohibiting a person from using an automated dialing system with a prerecorded message to call a residential telephone number in the State under specified circumstances; and prohibiting a person from using an automated dialing system with a prerecorded message to be used for political campaigns.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
First Reading Economic Matters
Hearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Susan L. M. Aumann, District 42
Delegate Kumar P. Barve, District 17
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate Joseph C. Boteler, III, District 8
Delegate William A. Bronrott, District 16
Delegate William J. Frank, District 42
Delegate Barry Glassman, District 35A
Delegate Marilyn R. Goldwater, District 16
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate J. B. Jennings, District 7
Delegate James S. King, District 33A
Delegate Nicholaus R. Kipke, District 31
Delegate Susan W. Krebs, District 9B
Delegate Joseph J. Minnick, District 6
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate David D. Rudolph, District 34B
Delegate Todd Schuler, District 8
Delegate Tanya Shewell, District 5A
Delegate Theodore Sophocleus, District 32
Delegate Richard A. Sossi, District 36
Delegate Richard B. Weldon, Jr., District 3B

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties; Sentences; etc.
Political Candidates
Political Parties
Recordings -see also- Video

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Commercial Law
( 14-3201 )
Public Utility Companies
( 8-204 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered