The Home Zone

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To get more information about a business opportunity, contact the relevant office in the state where it's registered. (The following 25 states require business opportunity registration.)

Research compiled by Liza Potter, Bowen Park and Meredith Russell

ALABAMA

Attorney General's Office

Consumer Affairs

(334) 242-7320

CALIFORNIA

Department of Corporations

(415) 557-3787

CONNECTICUT

Banking Securities & Business Department Investment Division

(860) 240-8230

FLORIDA

Consumer Services Division

(850) 922-2770

GEORGIA

Consumer Affairs Office

(404) 656-3790

ILLINOIS

Secretary of State

Corporate Information

(217) 782-7880

INDIANA

Attorney General's Office

Consumer Protection Division

(317) 232-6330

IOWA

Securities Bureau

Regulated Industries Unit

(515) 281-4441

KENTUCKY

Attorney General's Office

Consumer Protection Division

(502) 696-5389

LOUISIANA

Secretary of State

Commercial Division

(225) 922-0425

MAINE

Business Regulations Department

Corporations, Elections & Commissions Bureau

(207) 287-3676

MARYLAND

Securities Division

Franchise & Business Opportunities Unit

(410) 576-6360

MICHIGAN

Consumer Protection Division

Antitrust & Franchise Section

(517) 373-7117

MINNESOTA

Commerce Department

Registration Division

(651) 296-6328

NEBRASKA

Banking & Finance Department

(402) 471-3445

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Attorney General's Office

Consumer Protection Bureau

(603) 271-3641

NORTH CAROLINA

Secretary of State

Securities Division

(919) 733-3924

OHIO

Secretary of State

(614) 466-3910

OKLAHOMA

Securities Department

(405) 280-7700

SOUTH CAROLINA

Secretary of State

(803) 734-1951

SOUTH DAKOTA

Commerce & Regulation Department

Consumer Protection Division for opportunities costing less than $250: (605) 773-4400

Securities Division for opportunities costing more than $250: (605) 773-4013

TEXAS

Secretary of State

(512) 463-5555

UTAH

Commerce Department

Consumer Protection Division

(801) 530-6601

VIRGINIA

Clerk of the State Corporation Commission

(804) 371-9733

WASHINGTON

Financial Institutions Department

Securities Division

(360) 902-8760

Contact Sources

Advertising on the Move, (804) 673-7373, chris@indoorbillboards.com

Once Upon A Toe, (650) 969-3719

Watkins Inc., (816) 478-8035

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This article was originally published in the September 1999 print edition of Entrepreneur with the headline: The Home Zone.

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