Telephone-Billed Purchase Law and Legal Definition

According to 15 USCS § 5724 (1), [Title 15. Commerce and Trade; Chapter 83. Telephone Disclosure and Dispute Resolution; Billing and Collection] the term telephone-billed purchase means “any purchase that is completed solely as a consequence of the completion of the call or a subsequent dialing, touch tone entry, or comparable action of the caller. Such term does not include--

(A) a purchase by a caller pursuant to a preexisting agreement with the vendor;

(B) local exchange telephone services or interexchange telephone services or any service that the Federal Communications Commission determines, by rule--

(i) is closely related to the provision of local exchange telephone services or interexchange telephone services; and

(ii) is subject to billing dispute resolution procedures required by Federal or State statute or regulation; or

(C) the purchase of goods or services which is otherwise subject to billing dispute resolution procedures required by Federal statute or regulation.”