§ 51:1730 Definitions
§ 51:1731 900, 976, or any other pay-per-call charges; advertisement; collection; penalties
§ 51:1732 Registration requirements for prizes, sweepstakes, games of chance, job lines, and loans
§ 51:1733 Other prohibitions
§ 51:1734 Violations
§ 51:1735 Exemptions

Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes > Title 51 > Chapter 19-B - Disclosure of Charges for 900, 976, and Other Pay-Per-Call Services

  • Advertisement: means any promotion of 900, 976, or any other pay-per-call service by means of any radio, television, video or print media, telemarketing, or any other communication promoting a 900 or 976 number, service, or program to consumers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1730
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • Carrier: means any company that provides telecommunications transmission services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1730
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Consumer: means a telephone user or end-user who calls or may call a 900, 976, or any other pay-per-call service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1730
  • Department: means the Department of Justice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1730
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Pay-per-call service: means any passive, interactive, polling, or other similar audiotext service that is accessed through a seven or ten digit telephone number that is provided for a charge to a caller through an exclusive telephone number prefix or service access code. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1730
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Sponsor: means an individual, corporation, association, partnership, or other entity that sells a pay-per-call service on whose behalf charges are billed, but shall not include a public utility regulated by the state or the Federal Communications Commission or an interexchange carrier which provides transport or billing, or both, and collection services for a pay-per-call service, unless the public utility or interexchange carrier actually produces or promotes the pay-per-call service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1730
  • Subscriber: means any person or entity in whose name a telephone account is billed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1730
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.