You know the phone rings, you answer and there you are on the end of a robocall.  Ugh!  Well, good news those annoying robocalls could be a thing of the past.  Yes!
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Just out from the Associated Press reporting from Albany:

Robocalls would be effectively banned in the state of New York under legislation proposed by lawmakers who say the irritating, relentless calls are a top complaint from constituents....The measure, which passed a Senate committee Tuesday, would prohibit telemarketers from using automatic dialing technology to contact a New Yorker for commercial purposes if they don't have the person's prior consent.