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[117 STAT. 557]
[117 STAT. 557]
PUBLIC LAW 107-000—MMMM. DD, 2003

PUBLIC LAW 108–10—MAR. 11, 2003

117 STAT. 557

Public Law 108–10 108th Congress An Act To authorize the Federal Trade Commission to collect fees for the implementation and enforcement of a ‘‘do-not-call’’ registry, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ‘‘Do-Not-Call Implementation Act’’. SEC. 2. TELEMARKETING SALES RULE; DO-NOT-CALL REGISTRY FEES.

The Federal Trade Commission may promulgate regulations establishing fees sufficient to implement and enforce the provisions relating to the ‘‘do-not-call’’ registry of the Telemarketing Sales Rule (16 CFR 310.4(b)(1)(iii)), promulgated under the Telemarketing and Consumer Fraud and Abuse Prevention Act (15 U.S.C. 6101 et seq.). Such regulations shall be promulgated in accordance with section 553 of title 5, United States Code. Fees may be collected pursuant to this section for fiscal years 2003 through 2007, and shall be deposited and credited as offsetting collections to the account, Federal Trade Commission—Salaries and Expenses, and shall remain available until expended. No amounts shall be collected as fees pursuant to this section for such fiscal years except to the extent provided in advance in appropriations Acts. Such amounts shall be available for expenditure only to offset the costs of activities and services related to the implementation and enforcement of the Telemarketing Sales Rule, and other activities resulting from such implementation and enforcement. SEC.

3.

FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS REGULATIONS.

COMMISSION

DO-NOT-CALL

Mar. 11, 2003 [H.R. 395] Do-Not-Call Implementation Act. 15 USC 6101 note. 15 USC 6101 note.

15 USC 6101 note.

Not later than 180 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Federal Communications Commission shall issue a final rule pursuant to the rulemaking proceeding that it began on September 18, 2002, under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (47 U.S.C. 227 et seq.). In issuing such rule, the Federal Communications Commission shall consult and coordinate with the Federal Trade Commission to maximize consistency with the rule promulgated by the Federal Trade Commission (16 CFR 310.4(b)).

Deadline.

SEC. 4. REPORTING REQUIREMENTS.

15 USC 6101 note. Deadline.

(a) REPORT ON REGULATORY COORDINATION.—Within 45 days after the promulgation of a final rule by the Federal Communications Commission as required by section 3, the Federal Trade Commission and the Federal Communications Commission shall each transmit to the Committee on Energy and Commerce of the

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