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SB 920 - Opt-out for Telephone Directories - Key Vote

California Key Votes




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Legislation - Bill Failed (Senate) (12-18) - (Key vote)

Title: Opt-out for Telephone Directories

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
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).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Opt-out for Telephone Directories


  • Leland Yee (CA - D) (Out Of Office)


  • Bob Blumenfield (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Julia Brownley (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark DeSaulnier (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Dave Jones (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mary Casillas Salas (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Patricia A. 'Pat' Wiggins (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
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