Telephone Disclosure and Dispute Resolution Act of 1992

Rule/Law:

codified in relevant part at 15 U.S.C. §§ 5701 et seq.

The Act requires the Commission to promulgate certain regulations respecting advertising for, operation of, and billing and collection procedures for, pay-per-call or "900 number" telephone services. The regulations must include certain provisions, such as price disclosure requirements, mandatory warnings on services directed to children, and required disclosures in billing statements. The Act also directs the Commission to promulgate a regulation extending to pay-per-call services the billing dispute provisions of the Fair Credit Billing Act, 15 U.S.C. § 1666 et seq. The Commission's rules can be found at 16 C.F.R. Part 308.