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Lawmakers Agree to Do-Not-Call List

Lawmakers Agree to Do-Not-Call List

Posted - Mar. 5, 2003 at 4:46 p.m.



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(Salt Lake City-AP) -- The Utah Legislature has voted to create a state do-not-call list for telephone solicitors.

The 46-to-25 vote by the Utah House today sends the bill back to the Senate to approve minor changes. It then goes to the governor's desk, where Governor Mike Leavitt is expected to sign it.

The bill has exemptions for real-estate and insurance agents and charities that make cold sales calls. The exceptions conform with a federal no-call list.

Unlike telemarketers, real-estate and insurance agents and charities remain accountable to government regulators.

The Utah Division of Consumer Protection will manage the list, charging a sign-up fee of two dollars a year. The Utah list would get rolled every three months into the national do-not-call list.

(Copyright 2003 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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