Arkansas Code Title 4. Business and Commercial Law § 4-99-201. Caller identification--Information offered--Penalty for violation
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(a)(1) Any person who on behalf of any charity, business, or organization calls a residential phone number for the purpose of soliciting or requesting a contribution or to offer goods or services shall immediately disclose to the person contacted:
(A) The caller's identity and the identity of the person or organization on whose behalf the telephone call is being made; and
(B) The purpose of the telephone call, including a brief description of the goods or services to be offered.
(2) If the person receiving the telephone call indicates that he or she does not want to hear about the charity, goods, or services, the caller shall not attempt to provide additional information during that conversation about the charity, goods, or services.
(b) A violation of this section shall be a Class A misdemeanor.
(c)(1) A violation of the provisions of this section shall constitute an unfair and deceptive act or practice as defined by the Deceptive Trade Practices Act, § 4-88-101 et seq.
(2) All remedies, penalties, and authority granted to the Attorney General under the Deceptive Trade Practices Act, § 4-88-101 et seq., shall be available to the Attorney General for the enforcement of this section.
(3)(A) No person under subdivision (a)(1) of this section shall display or cause to be displayed a fictitious or misleading name or telephone number on an Arkansas resident's telephone caller identification service.
(B) For purposes of this section, “caller identification service” means a service offered by a telecommunications provider that provides caller identification information to a device capable of displaying the information.
(d) Nothing in this section limits the rights or remedies which are otherwise available to a consumer under any other law.
(e) The obligations under this section are cumulative and should in no way be deemed to limit the obligations imposed under any other law.
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