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Telemarketing and Consumer Fraud and Abuse Prevention Act

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

Telemarketing and Consumer Fraud and Abuse Prevention Act

report of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on S. 2494

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Telephone selling -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Telemarketing -- United States,
  • Fraud -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 101st Congress, 2d session, Senate -- 101-396
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 16 p. ;
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14429142M

    CONTENTS OF THE REPORT: • Introduction • Why advertising needs to be regulated? • Benefits for businesses by following advertisement regulations • Unfavorable circumstances for businesses by not following advertisement regulations • Types of false advertisements • Advertising to businesses • Telemarketing and Consumer Fraud and Abuse Prevention Act • Advertising and Marketing. The Telemarketing and Consumer Fraud and Abuse Prevention Act (TCFPA) authorizes the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to pass rules concerning the enforcement of the law. The FTC's rules control all aspects of telemarketing including when a person or company may make a call, who these people may call, information they must provide when they call.


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The Act, as amended, requires the Commission to promulgate regulations (a) defining and prohibiting deceptive telemarketing acts or practices; (b) prohibiting telemarketers from engaging in a pattern of unsolicited telephone calls that a reasonable consumer would consider coercive or an invasion of privacy; (c) restricting the hours of the day and night when unsolicited telephone calls may be made to consumers.

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G.P.O. in : TELEMARKETING AND CONSUMER FRAUD AND ABUSE PREVENTION; Findings § Telemarketing rules § Actions by States § Actions by private persons § Administration and applicability of chapter § Definitions § Enforcement of orders § Review. The legislature intends that the federal telemarketing and consumer fraud and abuse prevention act (P.L.

) be fully enforceable by appropriate state and local enforcement officials. This Rule does not affect the obligation of any member or person associated with a member that engages in telemarketing to comply with relevant state and federal laws and rules, including but not limited to the Telemarketing and Consumer Fraud and Abuse Prevention Act codified at 15 U.S.C.

–, as amended, the Telephone Consumer. Consumers have protection against unwanted telephone solicitations under the national Do-Not-Call Registry, the Telemarketing Sales Rule and state do-not-call laws. This course explores the background and goals of the Telemarketing Consumer Fraud and Abuse Prevention Act and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

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Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.]. Telemarketing and Consumer Fraud and Abuse Prevention Act: 15 U.S. Code § - Actions by private persons Any person adversely affected by any pattern or practice of telemarketing which violates any rule of the Commission under section of this title, or an authorized person acting on such person’s behalf, may.

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'(f)(1) Except as provided in paragraph (2), not later than six months after the effective date of rules promulgated by the Federal Trade Commission under section 3(a) of the Telemarketing and Consumer Fraud and Abuse Prevention Act, the Commission shall promulgate, or require each registered futures association to promulgate, rules substantially similar to such rules to prohibit deceptive and other abusive telemarketing acts.

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§§ ] Deceptive Mail Prevention and Enforcement Act (DMPEA) Junk Fax Prevention Act (JFPA) Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA). The legislature intends that the federal telemarketing and consumer fraud and abuse prevention act (P.L. ) be fully enforceable by appropriate state and local enforcement officials.

The legislature further declares that additional requirements applicable to the telemarketing industry not present in the federal statute are necessary to. The Telemarketing and Consumer Fraud and Abuse Prevention Act is a federal legislation that protects consumers from telemarketing deception and abuse.

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The Telemarketing and Consumer Fraud and Abuse Prevention Act (TCFAP) directed the FTC to create rules to prevent deceptive and abusive telemarketing practices. The FTC asserted that it had established all measures in the TSR under authority granted in the TCFAP.

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The FCC derives regulatory authority from the TCPA, adopted as CFR and the Telemarketing and Consumer Fraud and Abuse Prevention Act, 15 U.S.C. Many professional associations of telemarketers have codes of ethics and standards that member businesses follow to encourage public confidence.

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§§the Telemarketing Sales Rule, 16 C.F.R. §and the Arkansas Deceptive Trade Practices Act, Ark. Code Ann. § et seq.Although the FTC Rules are not applicable to broker/dealers, under the Telemarketing and Consumer Fraud Prevention Act (Prevention Act), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) or the self-regulatory organizations (SROs) must either have rules similar to the FTC Rules or adopt such rules.Shown Here: House agreed to Senate amendment with amendment (07/25/) Telemarketing and Consumer Fraud and Abuse Prevention Act - Directs the Federal Trade Commission to prescribe rules prohibiting deceptive telemarketing acts or practices and other abusive telemarketing acts or practices.