H. R. 3541
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
To amend the Do-not-call Implementation Act to eliminate the automatic removal of telephone numbers registered on the Federal
This Act may be cited as the
Do-Not-Call Improvement Act of 2007.
Prohibition of expiration date for registered numbers
The Do-Not-Call Implementation Act (15 U.S.C. 6101 note) is amended by adding at the end the following:
Prohibition of expiration date
No automatic removal of numbers
Telephone numbers registered on the national
do-not-call registry of the Telemarketing Sales Rule (16 C.F.R. 310.4(b)(1)(iii)) since the establishment of the registry and telephone numbers registered on such registry after the date of enactment of this Act, shall not be removed from such registry except as provided for in subsection (b) or upon the request of the individual to whom the telephone number is assigned.
Removal of invalid, disconnected, and reassigned telephone numbers
The Federal Trade Commission shall periodically check telephone numbers registered on the national
do-not-call registry against national or other appropriate databases and shall remove from such registry those telephone numbers that have been disconnected and reassigned. Nothing in this section prohibits the Federal Trade Commission from removing invalid telephone numbers from the registry at any time.
Report on accuracy
Not later than 9 months after the enactment of this Act, the Federal Trade Commission shall report to Congress on efforts taken by the Commission, after the date of enactment of this Act, to improve the accuracy of the
Passed the House of Representatives December 11, 2007.
Lorraine C. Miller,