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PROHIBITION ON UNSOLICITED TELEMARKETING CALLS AND E-MAIL ADVERTISEMENTS. INITIATIVE STATUTE. Makes it illegal to make any unsolicited telephone call to a residential telephone subscriber for the purpose of selling goods or services unless the seller has an ongoing business or personal relationship with the recipient, or the recipient has elected to receive such calls. Makes it illegal to send unsolicited e-mail advertisements to any electronic mail address in California unless the advertiser has an ongoing business or personal relationship with the recipient. Authorizes civil enforcement and recovery of civil damages by private parties. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local governments: The measure would result in an unknown, but probably not significant, increase in annual state court costs and administrative expenses.
Michael Johnson Voter Revolt, 626 Santa Monica Blvd., #175, Santa Monica, Ca 90401
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Prohibition On Unsolicited Telemarketing Calls And E-Mail Advertisements. California Initiative 887 (2000).