2013 Kentucky Revised Statutes
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367.500 Listing of floral business in telephone directory -- Misrepresentation
of geographical location prohibited - Application.
A person may not misrepresent the geographical location of a business that
derives fifty percent (50%) or more of its gross income from the sale or
arranging for the sale of flowers or floral arrangements in the listing of the
business in a telephone directory or other directory assistance database.
A person is considered to misrepresent the geographical location of a
business in a telephone directory or other directory assistance database if the
name of the business indicates that the business is located in a geographical
(a) The business is not located within the geographical area indicated;
(b) The listing fails to identify the municipality and state of the business's
geographical location; and
(c) A telephone call to the local telephone number listed in the telephone
directory or directory assistance database routinely is forwarded or
transferred to a location that is outside the calling area covered by the
telephone directory or directory assistance database in which the number
A person may place a directory listing for a business described in subsection
(1) of this section whose name indicates that it is located in a geographical
area that is different from the geographical area in which the business is
actually located, only if a conspicuous notice in the listing states the
municipality and state in which the business is located.
This section does not apply to a publisher of a telephone directory or other
publication or a provider of a directory assistance service publishing or
providing information about another business.
This section creates no duty and imposes no obligation upon anyone other
than the business that is the subject of the advertisement or listing.
This section applies only to information supplied to a telephone directory
published after June 26, 2007, or to information supplied for entry into a
directory assistance database after June 26, 2007.
Effective:June 26, 2007
History: Created 2007 Ky. Acts ch. 134, sec. 1, effective June 26, 2007.
CHAPTER 367 - CONSUMER PROTECTION
367.500 Listing of floral business in telephone directory -- Misrepresentation of geographical location prohibited - Application.
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