Indiana Set To Pass Cell Phone Do-Not-Call Law
PRIVACY LAW—U.S.May 11, 2011
A new bill that will bar telemarketers from calling the cell phones of do-not-call registrants has unanimously passed the Indiana General Assembly. The House Enrolled Act 1273 allows Indiana residents to register their cell phone numbers on a do-not-call list and mandates that companies violating the law face lawsuits and financial penalties, reports LegalNewsline. Attorney General Greg Zoeller noted that many Indiana residents "now use cell phones only and do not have landlines at home, we wanted to statutorily extend the protections of the Do Not Call list for cell phone users so they also can be shielded from intrusive solicitors."