'No Call List' to include Missouri cell phones

'No Call List' to include Missouri cell phones

'No Call List' to include Missouri cell phones

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Posted on April 12, 2012 at 8:44 AM

Updated Thursday, Apr 12 at 1:56 PM

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Legislation allowing Missourians to place their cellphone numbers on the state’s telemarketing No Call List is moving forward.

The House has given first-round approval to a bill permitting the addition of cellphones to the list, which would put them off-limits to most solicitations by phone call or text message. The measure needs another House vote before moving to the Senate, which has already endorsed a similar bill.

The Missouri attorney general’s office maintains the No Call List. That office reports getting 150 to 200 calls a week from people complaining about telemarketing calls to cellphones or seeking to add the numbers to the No Call List.
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No Call List is HB1549

Links:  Legislature: http://www.moga.mo.gov

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