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11.16.2015   |   Blog Articles, TCPA Legislation, Telephone Consumer Protection Act

HANGUP Act Proposes To Repeal TCPA Exemption In Bipartisan Budget Agreement

On November 4, 2015, after President Obama signed the Bipartisan Budget Agreement of 2015 into law, Senator Ed Markey introduced legislation to repeal Section 301 of the agreement that exempted from the TCPA’s requirement of prior express consent calls made relating to debt owed to, or backed by the federal government. A copy of the legislation can be viewed here.

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