Florida State Law

First Lawsuits Filed Under the Revised Florida Telephone Solicitation Act

As discussed in prior articles, Senate Bill 1120 amended the Florida Telephone Solicitation Act (FTSA) and transformed the statute into a “mini TCPA” by incorporating many of the same toxic elements found in the federal TCPA, including a broad ATDS definition and a private right of action with $500 statutory damages, which can be tripled …

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Florida’s “Mini-TCPA” Amendment Becomes Law

On July 1st, the recent amendments to Florida’s telemarketing statutes discussed in a prior article were signed into law.   The amendments included with SB 1120 essentially transforms Florida’s existing telemarketing laws into a “mini TCPA,” by incorporating many of the same elements found in the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (including a private right of action with $500 …

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Florida Poised to Enact “Mini TCPA” Law

As discussed in the State Library section, although the federal TCPA gets most of the media’s attention, numerous states have enacted legislation that imposes similar obligations on marketers and other companies seeking to interact with consumers, as well similar penalties for violators, including a state-based private right of action. Florida is now poised to join …

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