HB 437 (BR 1118) - J. Glenn, L. Clark, R. Henderson, T. Thompson
AN ACT relating to unsolicited facsimile transmissions.
Create new sections of KRS Chapter 367 to prohibit unsolicited faxes to a telephone facsimile machine; define telephone facsimile machine, unsolicited advertisement by a telephone facsimile machine, and established business relationship; provide exception for an established business relationship between the sender and recipient; permit Attorney General to enforce provisions; amend KRS 367.990 to impose a maximum penalty of $500 for each violation, except that the penalty for a willful violation shall be $2,000; amend KRS 367.46951 to conform.
HB 437 - AMENDMENTS
HCS - Retain original provisions except add requirement that fax transmissions shall contain an opt-out procedure for recipient; provide a private cause of action for violation of prohibited fax provisions.
HFA (1, J. Glenn) - Add provision to clarify that information sent by consumer to opt out of future requests cannot be used for any other purpose; provide a private cause of action in district court.
Feb 13-introduced in House
Feb 14-to Labor & Industry (H)
Feb 15-posted in committee
Feb 22-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Feb 23-2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 26-floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
Feb 27-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 28, 2007
Mar 1-3rd reading, passed 96-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1)
Mar 2-received in Senate
Mar 5-to Judiciary (S)