37-30-24 "Telephone solicitation" defined.
"Telephone solicitation" defined.
For the purposes of §§ 37-30-23 to 37-30-29,
inclusive, a telephone solicitation is the unsolicited initiation of a telephone call to a residential
telephone customer for the purpose of encouraging a person to purchase property, goods, or services
or soliciting donations of money, property, goods, or services. Telephone solicitation does not
Calls made in response to a request or inquiry by the called party. This includes calls
regarding an item that has been purchased by the called party from the company or
organization during a period not longer than twelve months prior to the telephone contact;
Calls made for a not-for-profit organization to its own list of bona fide or active members
of the organization;
Calls limited to polling or soliciting the expression of ideas, opinions or votes;
Business-to-business contacts or contacts with residential customers with whom a
business or credit relationship exists; or
Calls utilized for relaying messages for private purposes, including voice messaging
services or message delivery services.
SL 1991, ch 322, § 2.