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Gov Sign Robo Call Bill

Tue, 27 Aug 2013 06:38:22 CDT
By: AP

Governor Pat Quinn has signed a bill into law requiring companies and others who make so-called robo calls to keep a record of the calls made. The new law signed Monday will also require the callers to keep track of the calls they claim are exempt from do-not-call registries. Quinn's office said in a news release the new law increases consumer protections already provided in existing laws against such calls. The legislation was sponsored by state Senator Pamela Althoff and takes effect immediately.

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