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Changes to Mississippi's No-Call Law taking effect July 1

June 26, 2019

Posted: Jun 26, 2019 6:54 PM
Updated: Jun 27, 2019 9:27 AM

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some big changes coming to the mississippi no call law starting july first. wtva's wayne hereford is live outside brandon presley's office in nettleton with more. northern district public service commissioner brandon presley announced today that businesses will be able to register their phone calls on the state's no call list., that's something they haven't been able to do before . charities using paid telemarketers will have to register with the public service commission. the commissioner also says that caller id "spoofing" will become a violation of the mississippi no- call law. presley said that all of these changes are good for the state and its citizens. he says that businesses in particular will appreciate the new law. this is new ." " its a 181 less people that can call you .its not going to stop all of the scam artists ,its not going to stop every call. but it will help to decrease those calls. so we ask businesses to please take the time to go register your number. this is new " presley says that fines for violations of the no-call law will go from five to ten thousand dollars per violation. he says that businesses interested in signing up for the no-call list can sign up at https: live in nettleton, wayne hereford, wtva 9 news. a
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