A-617 (Moriarty, Bramnick, Benson, Wimberly, Andrzejczak)
Prohibits advertisers from sending unsolicited text messages and requires telecommunications companies that sell text messaging services to offer customers the option of blocking all incoming and outgoing text messages. Violators may be fined $500 for the first violation and up to $1,000 for subsequent violations.
Signed by the Governor on October, 26, 2015 (P.L.2015, c.119)
Effective Date: December 1, 2016