Under existing law, the Alabama Telemarketing Act regulates telemarketing and telephone solicitations. Persons primarily soliciting the sale of a newspaper, periodical of general circulation, or magazine are exempt from the law
This bill would specify that the inclusion of a gift package or the offering of a magazine as a part of a membership does not preclude the solicitation from being exempt under the law and would further specify that a solicitation on behalf of a magazine would be exempt under the law if the magazine was approved as a magazine for the purpose of accruing income under the Internal Revenue Code
To amend Section 8-19A-4 of the Code of Alabama 1975, relating to the Alabama Telemarketing Act, to further specify the exemption for a person primarily soliciting the sale of a newspaper, periodical, or magazine.
|April 13, 2017||H||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on State Government|
|Hearing||April 26, 2017||Room 429 at 15:00||House SG Hearing|
|Bill Text||HB506 Alabama 2017 Session - Introduced|