SB 354 Prohibits merchants from charging credit or debit card surcharge fees
Sponsor: Schmitt
LR Number: 1631S.03I Fiscal Note available
Committee: Financial and Governmental Organizations and Elections
Last Action: 3/25/2013 - Hearing Conducted S Financial and Governmental Organizations and Elections Committee Journal Page:
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Effective Date: August 28, 2013

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Current Bill Summary

SB 354 - This act bans merchants from charging surcharge fees to customers who elect to pay by credit or debit card if the merchant accepts payment by credit or debit card. Any person or merchant that willfully and knowingly violates this act is guilty of a Class D felony and subject to unlawful merchandising penalties.