15 U.S. Code § 6151 - National Do-Not-Call Registry

§ 6151.
National Do-Not-Call Registry
(a) Authority

The Federal Trade Commission is authorized under section 6102(a)(3)(A) of this title to implement and enforce a national do-not-call registry.

(b) Ratification

The do-not-call registry provision of the Telemarketing Sales Rule (16 C.F.R. 310.4(b)(1)(iii)), which was promulgated by the Federal Trade Commission, effective March 31, 2003, is ratified.


Section was formerly set out as a note under section 6102 of this title.

Section was enacted as part of Pub. L. 108–82, and not as part of the Do-Not-Call Implementation Act which comprises this chapter.

Short Title of 2008 Amendment

Pub. L. 110–188, § 1, Feb. 15, 2008, 122 Stat. 635, provided that:

“This Act [amending sections 6152 and 6154 of this title and enacting provisions set out as a note under section 6152 of this title] may be cited as the ‘Do-Not-Call Registry Fee Extension Act of 2007’.”

Pub. L. 110–187, § 1, Feb. 15, 2008, 122 Stat. 633, provided that:

“This Act [enacting section 6155 of this title] may be cited as the ‘Do-Not-Call Improvement Act of 2007’.”

Short Title

Pub. L. 108–10, § 1, Mar. 11, 2003, 117 Stat. 557, provided that:

“This Act [enacting this chapter] may be cited as the ‘Do-Not-Call Implementation Act’.”


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