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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Telemarketing. Requires telephone solicitors doing business in Indiana to register with the office of the attorney general. Requires the consumer protection division of the office of the attorney general to establish and maintain a data base of telephone numbers of residential telephone service subscribers who do not wish to be solicited by telephone. Establishes a $500 annual fee for a person or entity that makes telephone solicitations to access the names in the data base. Requires a telephone solicitor to state the solicitor's identity at the beginning of a telephone solicitation call. Appropriates a sum of money from the state general fund sufficient to carry out the program for the period beginning July 1, 2000, and ending June 30, 2001. Establishes other requirements for telephone solicitations.