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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 91         FILED ON: 1/7/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 285

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

John W. Scibak

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to telemarketing solicitation.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

John W. Scibak

2nd Hampshire

Sarah K. Peake

4th Barnstable

Michael R. Knapik

Second Hampden and Hampshire

Carolyn C. Dykema

8th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 91        FILED ON: 1/7/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 285

By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 285) of John W. Scibak and others that telemarketers be required to use legitimate phone numbers so that consumers can directly communicate with solicitors.  Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 117 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to telemarketing solicitation.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              SECTION 1: Section 4 of Chapter 159C of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting at the end thereof the following words:-

              “The telephone number listed in the identification service or device shall be a legitimate number in which the consumer can directly communicate with the solicitor.”

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