LD 1779
PUBLIC Law, Chapter 618

Signed on 2010-04-08 00:00:00.0 - Second Regular Session - 124th Maine Legislature
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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.

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