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Enrolled House Bill (H)

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Telephone solicitation and consumer credit. Amends the law requiring telemarketers to register with the office of the attorney general (registration law) as follows: (1) Provides that a seller is not subject to the registration law solely because the seller makes or will make a solicitation in a telephone call that is exempt from the Do Not Call statute. (2) Restores conditions removed by P.L.242-2019 that limit application of the registration law to sellers that make certain types of solicitations. (3) Provides that a solicitation occurs for purposes of the registration law only in a telephone call made by a seller. Telephone solicitation and consumer credit. Amends the law requiring telemarketers to register with the office of the attorney general (registration law) as follows: (1) Provides that a seller is not subject to the registration law solely because the seller makes or will make a solicitation in a telephone call that is exempt from the Do Not Call statute. (2) Restores conditions removed by P.L.242-2019 that limit application of the registration law to sellers that make certain types of solicitations. (3) Provides that a solicitation occurs for purposes of the registration law only in a telephone call made by a seller. (4) Removes the requirement that a seller must provide in the seller's registration statement information as to whether the seller (or any officer, director, trustee, general partner, manager, principal, executive, or representative of the seller) has been: (A) held liable in certain civil actions; (B) convicted of certain crimes during the most recent seven years; or (C) declared bankrupt during the most recent seven years. Repeals from the statute governing consumer sales the chapter that sets forth certain requirements for a consumer reporting agency that uses a Social Security number as a factor in determining whether a file maintained by the consumer reporting agency matches the identity of an individual who is the subject of a credit inquiry. ... View more