Telemarketing Fraud Prevention Act of 1997
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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English


  • Telemarketing -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Fraud -- United States -- Prevention

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SeriesReport / 105th Congress, 1st session, House of Representatives -- 105-158.
The Physical Object
Pagination8 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17805902M

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Text for S - th Congress (): Telemarketing Fraud Prevention Act of House report on TELEMARKETING FRAUD PREVENTION ACT OF This report is by the Judiciary. The Act, as amended, requires the Commission to promulgate regulations (a) defining and prohibiting deceptive telemarketing acts or practices; (b) prohibiting telemarketers from engaging in a pattern of unsolicited telephone calls that a reasonable consumer would consider coercive or an invasion of privacy; (c) restricting the hours of the day and. The Telemarketing and Consumer Fraud and Abuse Prevention Act is a federal law in the United States aimed at protecting consumers from telemarketing deception and abuse. The act is enforced by the Federal Trade Commission. The act expanded controls over telemarketing and gave more control to prescribe rules to the Federal Trade Commission.

An Act To improve the criminal law relating to fraud against consumers. 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 ‘‘Telemarketing Fraud Prevention Act of ’’. SEC. 2. CRIMINAL FORFEITURE OF FRAUD PROCEEDS. This Act may be cited as the 'Telemarketing and Consumer Fraud and Abuse Prevention Act'. SEC. 2. FINDINGS. The Congress makes the following findings: (1) Telemarketing differs from other sales activities in that it can be carried out by sellers across State lines . § Telemarketing rules § Actions by States § Actions by private persons § Administration and applicability of chapter § Definitions § . The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) amended the Telemarketing Sales Rule (TSR) in , , and Like the original TSR issued in , the amended Rule gives effect to the Telemarketing and Consumer Fraud and Abuse Prevention Act (TCFPA).

H.R. , Telemarketing Fraud Prevention Act of Octo Cost Estimate. Cost estimate for the bill as reported by the Senate Committee on the Judiciary on October 9, View Document KB. Summary. Telemarketing Fraud Prevention Act of - Amends the Federal criminal code to require the court, in sentencing a defendant for specified offenses of fraud involving telemarketing, or conspiracies to commit such offenses, to order that the defendant forfeit to the United States any real or personal property: (1) used or intended to be used in the. Telemarketing fraud is a disease of the modern age, accounting for 19 percent of all fraud complaints reported to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in Many of th victims, including Tim, could have better protected themselves against telephone fraud by remembering a few basic rules. 1. Don't Call Me. The first rule of Author: Ron Burley.   H.R. (th) was a bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law. This bill was introduced in the th Congress, which met from Jan 4, to Oct 4,