Table 2: U.S. State Legal Frameworks

anti-spam_state_frameworks_table

The goal of this table is to provide at-a-glance information enabling rough comparison among the U.S. state legal frameworks within which state anti-spam laws are situated.  An "x" in the table indicates that the specific state has a law of the given type.  The reader is encouraged to review the linked state-specific page for more in-depth information, including statutory citations.

See also U.S. State Anti-Spam Laws: Introduction and Broader Framework

 

Spam and Commercial Email Statutes

Telemarketing & Anti-Solicitation Statutes

Anti-Solicitation Laws Specific to Faxes, Texts, & Other Media

Unlawful Trade Practice Statutes Specific to Email

Statutes Specific to Email Pornography

 

Computer-related Criminal Statutes

Alabama

 

x

 

 x

 x

Alaska

 

x

 

x

x

 x

Arizona

x

x

 

 x

 x

Arkansas

x

x

 

 

 x

x

California

x

x

x

 x

 x

Colorado

 x

x

x

x

 

 

Connecticut

x

x

x

 

 x

x

Delaware

x

x

 

 

 x

x

District of Columbia

 x

x

 

 

 

 

Florida

x

x

x

x

x

 x

Georgia

x

x

 x

 

 

x

Hawaii

 

x

 x

 

 

 x

Idaho

x

x

 

x

 

 

Illinois

x

x

x

x

 

x

Indiana

x

x

x

x

 

 

Iowa

x

 

 

x

 

x

Kansas

x

x

 

 

 

 

Kentucky

 

x

 

 

 

 

Louisiana

x

x

x

 

x

x

Maine

x

x

x

 

 

 

Maryland

x

x

x

x

 

x

Massachusetts

 

x

 

 

 

Michigan

x

x

x

 

 x

Minnesota

x

x

 

 

 

Mississippi

 

x

 

 

 

 

Missouri

x

x

 

 

 

 

Montana

 

x

 x

 

 

 

Nebraska

 

 x

 x

 

 

 

Nevada

 x

 x

 

 x

New Hampshire

 

 x

 

 

 

 

New Jersey

 

 x

 

 

 

New Mexico

 x

 x

 x

 

 

New York

 

 x

 

 x

 x

North Carolina

 x

 x

 x

 

 

 

North Dakota

 x

 x

 x

 

 

 

Ohio

 x

 x

 

 

 

Oklahoma

 x

 

 

 

Oregon

 

 

 

 

Pennsylvania

 x

 x

 x

 x

Rhode Island

 x

 x

 

 

 x

South Carolina

 

 x

 

 

 

South Dakota

 

 x

 

 x

 

 

Tennessee

 

 

 x

Texas

 x

 x

 

 x

 

Utah

 

 x

 x

 

 

Vermont

 

 

 

 

 

Virginia

 

 

 x

Washington

 x

 x

 x

 

 x

West Virginia

 x

 x

 x

 

 

 

Wisconsin

 

 x

 x

 

 x

 

Wyoming

 x

 x

 

 

 

 x

Guam

 

 x

 

 

 x

 x

Puerto Rico

 

 x

 

 

 x

 x

Virgin Islands

 

  x 

 

 

 x

 x