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TELEPHONE CALLS

900 numbers

Blocking, Minn. Statutes 2008 237.66, 2008 325F.692

Caller identification numbers, Minn. Statutes 2008 325F.692

Charges and rates, Minn. Statutes 2008 325F.692

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.75

Third-party service charges, Minn. Statutes 2008 237.665

Use for lottery participation, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.75

911 calls, see Emergency calls and communications under this topic

Advertising, see Telephone advertising services under this topic

Automatic call distribution

Telephone company regulations, Minn. Statutes 2008 237.59

Automatic dialing announcing devices

Commercial telephone solicitation, Minn. Statutes 2008 325E.26

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2008 325E.26

Disconnection from line, Minn. Statutes 2008 325E.28

Exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2008 325E.27

Lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 325E.31

Message requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 325E.29

Prerecorded or synthesized voice messages, Minn. Statutes 2008 325E.27

Telephone company regulations, Minn. Statutes 2008 237.59

Time of day limit, Minn. Statutes 2008 325E.30

Trade practices, regulation, generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 325E.26 to 2008 325E.31

Violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2008 325E.27

Automatic dialing systems, Minn. Statutes 2008 237.59

Blocking

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2008 237.16, 2008 237.75

Long distance calls, Minn. Statutes 2008 237.16, 2008 237.66

Notice about blocking services, Minn. Statutes 2008 237.66

Call forwarding, Minn. Statutes 2008 237.59, 2008 237.75

Call waiting, Minn. Statutes 2008 237.59, 2008 237.75

Call-center operations, state agencies, Minn. Statutes 2008 16C.086

Caller identification, Minn. Statutes 2008 237.59, 2008 237.75

Calling cards

Issuing by telephone, Minn. Statutes 2008 325F.692

Prepaid cards, Minn. Statutes 2008 53B.03

Cellular telephones, see CELLULAR TELEPHONES

Charges and rates

Generally, see Charges and rates under TELEPHONE COMPANIES

Hotels, notice given, Minn. Statutes 2008 325F.99

900 numbers, see same under this topic

Children, 900 numbers, charges, Minn. Statutes 2008 325F.692

CLASS services

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2008 237.75

Emerging competition, Minn. Statutes 2008 237.59

Conference calls (teleconferencing), see TELECONFERENCES

Cordless telephones, intercepting, Minn. Statutes 2008 626A.02

Definitions, telephone solicitation trade regulation, Minn. Statutes 2008 325E.311

Emergency calls and communications

Kidnappings, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.774

Tenants, see under LANDLORDS AND TENANTS

Violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.78

Emergency services, health plan companies, Minn. Statutes 2008 62Q.55

Facsimile transmissions, see FAX MACHINES

Game and fish licenses and permits, issuance, Minn. Statutes 2008 84.027, 2008 97A.405

Harassing calls, see Obscene or harassing calls under this topic

Health care utilization review organizations

Determinations, Minn. Statutes 2008 62M.05

Hotels, notice given, Minn. Statutes 2008 325F.99

Insurance producers, personal solicitation, Minn. Statutes 2008 60K.46

Intentional interference or interruption of 911 calls, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.78

Interception of communications, see WIRETAPPING

Licenses and permits, issuance

Game and fish licenses and permits, Minn. Statutes 2008 84.027, 2008 97A.405

Local telephone calls, developmentally disabled persons

Protection-related rights, Minn. Statutes 2008 245B.04

Long distance calls

Blocking, see same under this topic

Developmentally disabled persons, protection-related rights, Minn. Statutes 2008 245B.04

Services, see Long distance services under TELEPHONE COMPANIES

State officers, legislators and employees, Minn. Statutes 2008 3.098, 2008 10.43 to 2008 10.47

Multiparty line telephone service, Minn. Statutes 2008 237.068

Obscene or harassing calls

Conviction, human services licensed programs, disqualification, Minn. Statutes 2008 245C.15

Criminal penalties, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.749, 2008 609.79

Electronic monitoring of offenders, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.135

Evidence of similar conduct, admissibility, Minn. Statutes 2008 634.20

Sentencing, presentence domestic abuse investigations, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.2244

Sex offender assessment, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.3457

Tracers, rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2008 237.069

Persons in custody, calls to attorney, Minn. Statutes 2008 481.10

Postpaid calling service, sales and use taxes, Minn. Statutes 2008 297A.669

Prepaid calling service, sales and use taxes, Minn. Statutes 2008 297A.669

Prepaid telephone calling cards, see Calling cards under this topic

Priorities, radio broadcasting for police purposes, Minn. Statutes 2008 299C.36

Prisoners, challenge incarceration, restrictions on calls, Minn. Statutes 2008 244.172

Privacy, see WIRETAPPING

Residential building contractors, license verification, Minn. Statutes 2008 326B.815

Single party service, defined as universal telephone services, Minn. Statutes 2008 237.16

Solicitation of charitable funds

Disclosure requirements, Minn. Statutes 2008 309.556

Methods, Minn. Statutes 2008 309.50

Teleconferencing services, see TELECONFERENCES

Telemarketing services, Minn. Statutes 2008 325E.311 to 2008 325E.316

Telemarketing, see Telephone solicitation under this topic

Telephone advertising services

Attorney general, duties, Minn. Statutes 2008 8.31

Identifying information, Minn. Statutes 2008 325E.39

Motor vehicle owner personal information, access, Minn. Statutes 2008 168.346

Out-of-state retailers not maintaining place of business in Minnesota, Minn. Statutes 2008 297A.66

Solicitation of business, included activities, income and franchise taxes, Minn. Statutes 2008 290.015

Telephone assistance plan, see TELEPHONE ASSISTANCE PLAN

Telephone messages, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.775

Telephone sales

Identification of seller, Minn. Statutes 2008 325G.12 to 2008 325G.14

Machine dialing, Minn. Statutes 2008 237.59, 2008 325E.26 to 2008 325E.31

Right to cancel, Minn. Statutes 2008 325G.06 to 2008 325G.10

Videotapes, disclosures, Minn. Statutes 2008 325I.02

Telephone solicitation

Acquisition and use of lists, Minn. Statutes 2008 325E.314

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2008 325E.311

Fees, Minn. Statutes 2008 325E.314

Identification of callers, Minn. Statutes 2008 325E.312

No-call lists, Minn. Statutes 2008 325E.312, 2008 325E.313, 2008 325E.314

Persons included in no-call lists, Minn. Statutes 2008 325E.312

Release of information, Minn. Statutes 2008 325E.315

Solicitation of charitable funds, Minn. Statutes 2008 309.50, 2008 309.556

Violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2008 325E.316

Three-way calling, Minn. Statutes 2008 237.59

Touch tone service, definitions, universal telephone services, Minn. Statutes 2008 237.16

Tracing

Obscene or harassing calls, rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2008 237.069

Trap and trace devices, see Pen registers, trap and trace devices, and mobile tracking devices under WIRETAPPING

Universal services, inclusions, Minn. Statutes 2008 237.16

Violations and penalties

Citizen's band radios, interruption or interference, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.78

Emergency calls, regulations, failure to publish, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.78

Kidnappers, unauthorized communications with, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.774

Repeated calls, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.79

Telephone messages, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.775

Telephones, permitting use for obscene calls, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.79

WATS lines, Minn. Statutes 2008 237.59

Wiretapping, see WIRETAPPING