§ 19-14.9-6. Harassment or abuse.
A debt collector may not engage in any conduct the natural consequence of which is to harass, oppress, or abuse any person in connection with the collection of a debt. Such conduct shall include, but not be limited to:
(a) Using or threatening to use violence or other criminal means to harm the physical person, reputation, or property of any person;
(b) Using obscene or profane language or language the natural consequence of which is to abuse the hearer or reader;
(c) Advertising for sale of any debt to coerce payment of the debt;
(d) Causing a telephone to ring or engaging any person in telephone conversation repeatedly or continuously with intent to annoy, abuse, or harass any person at the called number; or
(e) Except as provided in § 19-14.9-4, placing telephone calls without meaningful disclosure of the caller's identity.
(P.L. 2007, ch. 427, § 1.)