Trade Practices and Antitrust Regulation

ORS 646.572
Administration of telephone solicitation program through contract or by designation of federal registry

  • contract provisions
  • duty of Attorney General


The Attorney General shall either:


Advertise for bids and enter into a contract with a person to act as the administrator of the telephone solicitation program described in ORS 646.574 (List of persons who do not wish to receive telephone solicitations); or


Designate a federal “do not call” registry, including but not limited to the registry maintained by the Federal Trade Commission under 16 C.F.R. 310, in lieu of an Oregon do not call registry.


The Attorney General may include in a contract with the administrator any provision that the Attorney General determines is in the public interest.


If a party requests, the Attorney General shall instruct the party on how to register the party’s telephone number on the federal “do not call” registry designated under subsection (1)(b) of this section. [1999 c.564 §3; 2007 c.441 §6]
Chapter 646

Notes of Decisions

Subject matter regulated by this chapter is not "preempted" by Federal Robinson-Patman Act so as to render this chapter invalid. W. J. Seufert v. Nat. Restaurant Supply Co., 266 Or 92, 511 P2d 363 (1973)

Whether an injunction should issue when a court finds a violation of the Act is a matter of discretion. State ex rel Johnson v. International Harvester Co., 25 Or App 9, 548 P2d 176 (1976)

This chapter imposes no affirmative duty to inform customers of rates in absence of request, but prohibits making information about prices available to some customers and not others. Wildish Sand & Gravel v. Northwest Natural Gas Co., 103 Or App 215, 796 P2d 1237 (1990), Sup Ct review denied


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