MONOPOLIES AND TRADE PRACTICES
CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT
48-603A. Unfair solicitation practices. (1) It is unlawful for any person to solicit a sale or order for sale of goods or services at other than appropriate trade premises, in person or by means of telephone, without clearly, affirmatively and expressly revealing at the time the person initially contacts the prospective buyer, and before making any other statement, except a greeting, or asking the prospective buyer any other questions, that the purpose of the contact is to effect a sale, by doing all of the following:
(a) Stating the identity of the person making the solicitation;
(b) Stating the trade name of the person represented by the person making the solicitation;
(c) Stating the kind of goods or services being offered for sale;
(d) And, in the case of an "in person" contact, the person making the solicitation shall, in addition to meeting the requirements of paragraphs (a), (b) and (c) of this section, show or display identification which states the information required by paragraphs (a) and (b) of this section as well as the address of the place of business of one (1) of such persons so identified.
(2) It is unlawful for any person, in soliciting a sale or order for the sale of goods or services at other than his appropriate trade premises, in person or by telephone, to use any plan, scheme, or ruse which misrepresents his true status or mission for the purpose of making such sale or order for the sale of goods or services.
(3) It is unlawful in the sale or offering for sale of goods or services for any person conducting a mail order or catalog business in this state and utilizing a post office box address to fail to disclose the legal name under which business is done and the complete street address from which business is actually conducted in all advertising and promotional materials, including order blanks and forms.
[48-603A, added 1973, ch. 285, sec. 3, p. 601.]
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