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Thu May 30, 2013
No-Call Registration May Expire Friday
Another deadline is Friday for the state’s no-call list. Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection officials maintain a list of phone numbers that they distribute quarterly to registered telemarketing firms, so that marketers do not call you.
Jerad Albrecht is with DATCP. He says you need to re-register your phone number if you haven’t done so in a while.
"Numbers fall off the list every two years, so if it has been more than two years since you registered your number you're going to want to get it refreshed."
You can register any type of personal phone number, but Albrecht says there is one kind of number you cannot list:
"We'll take any number you have, landline, VOIP, those are fine, cell phones. The only numbers we don't take are business numbers."
Registering can be done online at the department’s website.
If you prefer not to register your phones for the do-not-call list online, you can call them during business hours at 866-966-2255, which is 866-9NO-CALL.