Maine Revised Statutes

§7105. Caller-ID

Caller-ID services provided in this State are subject to the following. [1991, c. 654, §4 (NEW); 1991, c. 654, §5 (AFF).]

1. Per-call blocking.  At least 2 months prior to initiating any caller-ID service, and throughout the period that caller-ID service is offered to subscribers in this State, telephone utilities must advertise and immediately upon initiating such service must offer to all subscribers free per-call blocking.
[ 2011, c. 623, Pt. B, §25 (AMD) .]
2. Per-line blocking.  A telephone utility must provide per-line blocking to individuals, agencies and groups that submit a written request to the telephone utility asserting a specific need for per-line blocking for reasons of health and safety. Telephone utilities may not charge a subscriber a fee for the first per-line blocking or unblocking of the subscriber's line. Except as otherwise authorized by law or to confirm that a subscriber has made a valid request, telephone utilities may not disclose information concerning the request for per-line blocking submitted by an individual, agency or group.
[ 2011, c. 623, Pt. B, §25 (AMD) .]
3. Penalty. 
[ 2003, c. 505, §39 (RP) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1991, c. 654, §4 (NEW). 1991, c. 654, §5 (AFF). 2003, c. 505, §39 (AMD). 2011, c. 623, Pt. B, §25 (AMD).