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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Telephone privacy issues. Provides that: (1) a telephone solicitor who sells a telephone number listed in the do not call list; or (2) a person who knowingly purchases the telephone number; commits a deceptive act. Provides for partial payment of certain civil penalties to individuals who assist the attorney general in investigating certain deceptive acts. Adds: (1) telephone solicitation; (2) telecommunications service; and (3) IP-enabled service; to the definition of "consumer transaction" for purposes of the deceptive consumer sales act. Imposes a civil penalty of up to $10,000 for a knowing or intentional violation of the federal Truth in Caller ID Act.