Table 3: U.S. States with Laws Specific to Commercial Email and Spam

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Listed below are states with statutes specific to commercial email and spam.  The reader is encouraged to review the linked state-specific page for more in-depth discussion.  Significant portions of these laws have been preempted by the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003See CAN-SPAM Act of 2003: Preemption; Inbox Project FAQ: What Can States (and state-funded organizations) regulate? 

For a sense of the broader framework within which these state anti-spam laws are situated, see Table 2.

States with commercial email and/or spam-specific laws:

Arizona 

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

District of Columbia

Florida

Georgia

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Michigan

Missouri

Nevada

New Mexico

North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

Tennessee

Texas

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia

Wyoming