House Action on Robocall Bill Expected This Week; Acts Seeks to Clarify “Called Party” Definition and End Scourge of Wrong Number TCPA Suits

H.R. 3375 may soon be the most substantial TCPA-related piece of legislation to emerge from Congress since 1991. The House of Representatives is expected to take action on the bill sometime this week, and it looks extremely likely to pass.

We’ll break down various elements of the Act—which largely vests authority back in the FCC to set the TCPA’s future course—in future posts, but here’s one critical take away to chew on in the meantime. The term “called party” might receive a clear and not-so-business-friendly re-write.

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