TCPA: “[If the FCC] requires the establishment of a single national [DNC list], a State [may not] require the use of any database, list, or listing system that does not include the part of such single national [DNC list] that relates to such State.”
FCC Report and Order, par. 77: “ We therefore adopt an 18-month transition period for states to download their state lists into the national database. ”
No requirement that states give their DNC data to Feds; only that states include national DNC data in state lists
Ban on calls Calls to cell phones, text messages + Local Number Portability = ???
FCC: “ We acknowledge that beginning November 24, 2003, numbers previously used for wireline service could be ported to wireless service providers and that telemarketers will need to take the steps necessary to identify these numbers. We also note that there are various solutions that will enable telemarketers to identify wireless numbers in a . . . portability environment.”