Introduced Senate Bill (S)

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DIGEST

Misleading or inaccurate caller identification. Provides that a person who knowingly violates the statute concerning the transmission of misleading or inaccurate caller identification information commits: (1) a Class A misdemeanor; or (2) if the person has a previous unrelated conviction under the statute, a Level 6 felony. (Current law provides that a person who knowingly violates the statute commits: (1) a Class B misdemeanor; or (2) if the person has a previous unrelated conviction under the statute, a Class A misdemeanor.) Makes technical changes to the deceptive consumer sales act (act) to: (1) include in the list of acts constituting Misleading or inaccurate caller identification. Provides that a person who knowingly violates the statute concerning the transmission of misleading or inaccurate caller identification information commits: (1) a Class A misdemeanor; or (2) if the person has a previous unrelated conviction under the statute, a Level 6 felony. (Current law provides that a person who knowingly violates the statute commits: (1) a Class B misdemeanor; or (2) if the person has a previous unrelated conviction under the statute, a Class A misdemeanor.) Makes technical changes to the deceptive consumer sales act (act) to: (1) include in the list of acts constituting deceptive acts for purposes of the act, a reference to a violation of the statute concerning misleading or inaccurate caller identification information; and (2) include a reference to the Indiana Code provision that specifies the civil penalty that the attorney general may recover for a knowing or intentional violation of the statute concerning misleading or inaccurate caller identification. ... View more