S. 2096 (110th): Do-Not-Call Improvement Act of 2007

110th Congress, 2007–2009. Text as of Dec 17, 2007 (Passed the Senate (Engrossed)).

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S 2096 ES

110th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 2096

AN ACT

To amend the Do-Not-Call Implementation Act to eliminate the automatic removal of telephone numbers registered on the Federal `do-not-call' registry.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the `Do-Not-Call Improvement Act of 2007'.

SEC. 2. PROHIBITION OF EXPIRATION DATE FOR REGISTERED TELEPHONE NUMBERS.

    (a) IN GENERAL- The registration of a telephone number on the do-not-call registry of the Telemarketing Sales Rule (16 C.F.R. 310.4(b)(1)(iii)) shall not expire at the end of any specified time period.

    (b) REINSTATEMENT- The Federal Trade Commission shall reinstate the registration of any telephone number that has been removed from the registry before the date of enactment of this Act under a Federal Trade Commission rule or practice requiring the removal of a telephone number from the registry 5 years after its registration.

    (c) REGISTRY MAINTENANCE- The Federal Trade Commission may check telephone numbers listed on the do-not-call registry against national databases periodically and purge those numbers that have been disconnected and reassigned.

SEC. 3. REPORT ON ACCURACY.

    Not later than 9 months after the enactment of this Act, the Federal Trade Commission shall report to the Congress on efforts taken by the Commission, after the date of enactment of this Act, to improve the accuracy of the `do-not-call' Registry.

Passed the Senate December 17, 2007.

Attest:

Secretary.

110th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 2096

AN ACT

To amend the Do-Not-Call Implementation Act to eliminate the automatic removal of telephone numbers registered on the Federal `do-not-call' registry.