TITLE 4. BUSINESS AND COMMERCIAL LAW SUBTITLE 7. CONSUMER PROTECTION CHAPTER 99. REGULATION OF TELEPHONIC SELLERS SUBCHAPTER 4. ARKANSAS CONSUMER TELEPHONE PRIVACY ACT
A.C.A. § 4-99-403
§ 4-99-403. Definitions
As used in this subchapter, unless the context requires otherwise:
(1) The term "affiliates" means a person or persons wholly owned and operated by a parent entity, which parent entity claims a prior or existing business relationship with a consumer or a parent company whose wholly owned subsidiary claims a prior existing business relationship with the consumer;
(i) Any person who is or holds himself out to be established for any benevolent, educational, philanthropic, humane, scientific, patriotic, social welfare or advocacy, public health, environmental conservation, civic, or other eleemosynary purpose or for the benefit of law enforcement personnel, firefighters, or other persons who protect the public safety; or
(4) The term "person" means any individual, group, unincorporated association, limited or general partnership, limited liability corporation, corporation, professional fund raiser, charitable organization, or other business entity;
(A) The term "prior or existing business relationship" means a relationship in which some financial transaction has transpired between the consumer and the telephone solicitor or its affiliates within the thirty-six (36) months immediately preceding the contemplated telephone solicitation.
(A) The term "telephone solicitation" means the initiation of a telephone call or message for the purpose of encouraging the purchase or rental of or investment in property, goods, or services, or the initiation of a telephone call or message for the purpose of encouraging a charitable contribution by or on behalf of any charitable organization, which telephone call or message is transmitted to any consumer, but such term does not include a call or message to any person made with that person's prior written express invitation or permission nor a call or message to any consumer with whom the telephone solicitor has a prior or existing business relationship.
(B) Also, such term does not include a telephone call by any person to a consumer who has placed upon his or her real property a "for sale" sign which lists a telephone number and invites inquiries regarding the property.