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Code of Virginia
Title 59.1. Trade and Commerce
Chapter 44.1. Automatic Dialing-Announcing Devices

§ 59.1-518.2. When automatic dialing-announcing devices prohibited.

A caller shall not use an automatic dialing-announcing device in connection with making a commercial telephone solicitation unless:

1. The subscriber has knowingly or voluntarily requested, consented to, permitted, or authorized receipt of the message, or

2. The message is immediately preceded by a live operator who, after disclosing (i) the name of the entity sending the message, (ii) the purpose of the message, (iii) the kinds of goods or services the message is promoting, and (iv), if applicable, the fact that the message intends to solicit payment or the commitment of funds, obtains the subscriber's consent before the commercial telephone solicitation is delivered.

2009, c. 699.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.