47 CFR 64.1509 - Disclosure and dissemination of pay-per-call information.

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§ 64.1509 Disclosure and dissemination of pay-per-call information.
(a) Any common carrier assigning a telephone number to a provider of interstate pay-per-call services shall make readily available, at no charge, to Federal and State agencies and all other interested persons:
(1) A list of the telephone numbers for each of the pay-per-call services it carries;
(2) A short description of each such service;
(3) A statement of the total cost or the cost per minute and any other fees for each such service; and
(4) A statement of the pay-per-call service provider's name, business address, and business telephone number.
(b) Any common carrier assigning a telephone number to a provider of interstate pay-per-call services and offering billing and collection services to such provider shall:
(1) Establish a local or toll-free telephone number to answer questions and provide information on subscribers' rights and obligations with regard to their use of pay-per-call services and to provide to callers the name and mailing address of any provider of pay-per-call services offered by that carrier; and
(2) Provide to all its telephone subscribers, either directly or through contract with any local exchange carrier providing billing and collection services to that carrier, a disclosure statement setting forth all rights and obligations of the subscriber and the carrier with respect to the use and payment of pay-per-call services. Such statement must include the prohibition against disconnection of basic communications services for failure to pay pay-per-call charges established by § 64.1507, the right of a subscriber to obtain blocking in accordance with § 64.1508, the right of a subscriber not to be billed for pay-per-call services not offered in compliance with federal laws and regulations established by § 64.1510(a)(1), and the possibility that a subscriber's access to 900 services may be involuntarily blocked pursuant to § 64.1512 for failure to pay legitimate pay-per-call charges. Disclosure statements must be forwarded to:
(i) All telephone subscribers no later than 60 days after these regulations take effect;
(ii) All new telephone subscribers no later than 60 days after service is established;
(iii) All telephone subscribers requesting service at a new location no later than 60 days after service is established; and
(iv) Thereafter, to all subscribers at least once per calendar year, at intervals of not less than 6 months nor more than 18 months.
[58 FR 44773, Aug. 25, 1993, as amended at 61 FR 55582, Oct. 28, 1996]

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  • 2014-08-28; vol. 79 # 167 - Thursday, August 28, 2014
    1. 79 FR 51446 - Misuse of Internet Protocol (IP) Captioned Telephone Service; Telecommunications Relay Services and Speech-to-Speech Services for Individuals With Hearing and Speech Disabilities
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      Final rule; announcement of effective date.
      The final rule amending 47 CFR 64.604(c)(9), published at 78 FR 53684, August 30, 2013, is effective August 28, 2014.
      47 CFR Part 64

Title 47 published on 2013-10-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 47 CFR 64 after this date.

  • 2014-08-28; vol. 79 # 167 - Thursday, August 28, 2014
    1. 79 FR 51446 - Misuse of Internet Protocol (IP) Captioned Telephone Service; Telecommunications Relay Services and Speech-to-Speech Services for Individuals With Hearing and Speech Disabilities
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
      Final rule; announcement of effective date.
      The final rule amending 47 CFR 64.604(c)(9), published at 78 FR 53684, August 30, 2013, is effective August 28, 2014.
      47 CFR Part 64