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SC Senate passes 'spoofing' bill, next stop is the governor's desk

A piece of legislation that could put a stop to those annoying scam calls is on it's way to Governor Henry McMaster's desk. A piece of legislation that could put a stop to those annoying scam calls is on it's way to Governor Henry McMaster's desk.
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) -

A piece of legislation that could put a stop to those annoying scam calls is on it's way to Governor Henry McMaster's desk. 

The state Senate on Tuesday passed H. 4628, also known as the spoofing bill, in a 41-0 to pass the bill which would make it illegal for telemarketing companies or solicitors to spoof their numbers.

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In other words, call you from outside this state but use an 803, 864, or 843 area code. It's estimated there are 118-million spam and robocalls made every day.
With that vote, the bill will now go to the governor's desk for his signature. 

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