An Act To Prohibit Surcharges on the Use of Debit Cards
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:
Sec. 1. 9-A MRSA §1-301, sub-§17-A is enacted to read:
17-A. Debit card. "Debit card" has the same meaning as in Title 10, section 1271, subsection 3.
Sec. 2. 9-A MRSA §8-303, sub-§2, as enacted by PL 1981, c. 243, §25, is amended to read:
2. No A seller in any a sales transaction may not impose a surcharge on a cardholder who elects to use a credit card or debit card in lieu of payment by cash, check or similar means.
Effective 90 days following adjournment of the 124th Legislature, Second Regular Session, unless otherwise indicated.