A caller shall not use an automatic dialing-announcing device or other device that disseminates a prerecorded or synthesized voice message to the telephone number called unless the device is designed and operated to disconnect, disengage, or terminate within five seconds after the party called terminates the telephone call by any method that is in accordance with normal operating procedures of his telephone receiver.
Terms Used In Virginia Code 59.1-518.3
- Automatic dialing-announcing device: means a device that (i) selects and dials telephone numbers and (ii) working alone or in conjunction with other equipment, disseminates a prerecorded or synthesized voice message to the telephone number called. See Virginia Code 59.1-518.1
- Caller: means a person that attempts to contact, or contacts, a subscriber in the Commonwealth by using a telephone or telephone line. See Virginia Code 59.1-518.1
2009, c. 699.