There is hereby created, in the office of the attorney general, consumer protection section, the telemarketing registration and enforcement unit. The telemarketing registration and enforcement unit is charged with administering the registration requirements of sections 4719.02 and 4719.03 of the Revised Code including, but not limited to the following:
(A) Developing and updating forms for initial and renewal applications for registration;
(B) Reviewing and investigating applications for registration;
(C) Granting or denying completed applications for registration in a timely manner;
(D) Notifying each registered telephone solicitor of the pending expiration of the current registration not less than sixty days prior to the expiration of the registration and providing the telephone solicitor with renewal forms;
(E) Collecting, organizing and maintaining as public records, with the exception of items specifically exempted by division (E) of Section 4719.02 of the Revised Code, all information gathered about telephone solicitors through the registration process, including information gathered during investigation of applications for registration;
(D) Maintaining copies of bonds filed with the attorney general as required by division (A) of section 4719.04 of the Revised Code.
(E) Receiving and filing written notices of cancellation provided by surety companies under division (C) of section 4719.04 of the Revised Code.
(F) Providing to surety companies information concerning complaints received against telephone solicitors as required by division (D) of section 4719.04 of the Revised Code.
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 03/16/2009 and 03/16/2014
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4719.10
Prior Effective Dates: 11/7/01, 11/8/95