TCPA Update – Amendment Exempting Federal Debts Held Retroactive

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”), 47 U.S.C. §227, prohibits certain calls made using automated dialing systems, commonly called “robocalls.”  In December, 2015, Musick, Peeler & Garrett’s Business Litigation Notes reported on an amendment included in the 2015 Federal Budget Act that exempted from the TCPA calls made in connecation with “collection of a debt owed to or guaranteed by the United States.”

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