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2007-2008 Regular Session - SB 379
Automatic Dialing/Recorded Message; prohibit use; provide exceptions; definitions; disclosure of information by live operators
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 5 of Title 46 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to telephone and telegraph service, so as to prohibit the use of automatic dialing and recorded message equipment; to provide for certain exceptions; to provide for definitions; to provide requirements for disclosure of information by live operators; to provide for the time of day during which automatic dialing and recorded message equipment may be used; to provide for the issuance of permits for connecting any automatic dialing and recorded message equipment; to provide for the suspension and revocation of such permits; to provide for penalties; to provide identification requirements for any person or entity making a telephone solicitation; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2008 - Effective Date
May/12/2008 - Act 533
May/12/2008 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Apr/11/2008 - Senate Sent to Governor
Apr/04/2008 - Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub
Apr/02/2008 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Apr/02/2008 - House Third Readers
Mar/31/2008 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/21/2008 - House Second Readers
Feb/20/2008 - House First Readers
Feb/19/2008 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/19/2008 - Senate Third Read
Feb/11/2008 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/08/2008 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/30/2008 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/29/2008 - Senate Hopper
4/2/2008 Modified Structured Rule
Apr/04/2008 - Senate Vote #972Yea(45)Nay(4)NV(6)
Apr/02/2008 - House Vote #978Yea(157)Nay(0)NV(16)
Feb/19/2008 - Senate Vote #580Yea(40)Nay(9)NV(1)
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