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House Bill 1123


House Bill 1123

ARCHIVE (2007)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Mobile telephone numbers. Prohibits a person from knowingly: (1) including or publishing mobile telephone number information in a telephone directory; or (2) providing or selling mobile telephone number information to another person for inclusion or publication in a directory; without the prior authorization of the mobile telecommunications service customer. Prohibits a person from knowingly: (1) including mobile telephone number information in a directory assistance data base; (2) disclosing mobile telephone number information through a directory assistance service; or (3) providing or selling mobile telephone number information to another person for those purposes; without the customer's prior authorization. Sets forth acceptable methods for obtaining a customer's prior authorization. Provides that a violation of a prohibited act is: (1) a Class B misdemeanor; and (2) a deceptive act actionable by the attorney general. Provides that a subsequent violation is a Class A misdemeanor. Provides a cause of action for: (1) damages, for a customer aggrieved by a violation; and (2) injunctive relief, for any person aggrieved by a violation.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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