June 3, 2010(Key vote)
Title: Opt-out for Telephone Directories
Vote Smart's Synopsis:
Vote to pass a bill that allows telephone service subscribers to opt out of receiving telephone directories.
Requires that with respect to any telephone directory distributed by the telephone corporation or one of its affiliates that each telephone corporation shall do all of the following (Sec. 1):
allow any telephone service subscriber to opt out of receiving a telephone directory;
not deliver a telephone directory to any subscriber who has opted out of delivery until the subscriber requests that delivery be resumed; and -provide on the front cover of its telephone directory in clear language a telephone number or web address for a subscriber to a submit a request to opt out of delivery of future telephone directories along with a statement that the directory can be recycled.
Requires that any third party vendor that distributes telephone directories comply with the same regulations regarding telephone directories that apply to telephone companies (Sec. 1).