Phone Book Laws and Legislation

Phone Book Legislation – Introduced

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Laws Requiring Consumer Opt-Out and Other Provisions

City of Seattle (program no longer in effect)
Council Bill Number: 116954

Laws Requiring Consumer Opt-In and Other Provisions

City of San Francisco (program no longer in effect)
Ordinance File Number: 110114

Previous Legislation Requiring Consumer Opt-Out and Other Provisions

Alaska
HB 387 (2008)

Hawaii
SB 201 (2011)
HB 1981 (2008)

Massachusetts
City of Cambridge Policy Order Resolution (2011)
H3123 (2009)

Minnesota
HF 170 (2009)

New Mexico
HB 700 (2007)

Montana
HB 461 (2011)

New York
A1651 (2013)

A04747 (2011)
AB 2537 (2009)
Albany Common Council Chapter 217 on Handbills (2009)

North Carolina
SB 591 (2007)

Washington
HB 1751 (2011)
Seattle City Council CB116954 (2010)
HB 3326 (2008)

Previous Legislation Requiring Consumer Opt-In and Other Provisions

California
San Francisco Ordinance - Chapter 20 (2011)
SB 920 (2010)

SB 2628 (2008)

Oregon
SB 525 (2011)
HB 3477 (2009)

Previous Legislation Requiring Distribution of Phone Books

State of Florida Rule 25-4.040

Previous Legislation Restricting Distribution of Phone Books

Legislation on Handbills and Other Material

Previous Legislation Requiring Recycling/Using Recycled Content in Phone Books

Connecticut
Chapter 446d - Sec. 22a-256z
Directory Publisher Fact Sheet

Maryland
Amendments to Senate Bill No. 629 (1997)

Minnesota
115A.951 Minnesota Statutes (2007)

Contact for Phone Book Stewardship Legislation: Isaac Griffith-Onnen, isaac@productstewardship.us