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810 ILCS 5/3-505A

    (810 ILCS 5/3-505A) (from Ch. 26, par. 3-505A)
    Sec. 3-505A. Provision of credit card number as a condition of check cashing or acceptance prohibited.
    (1) No person may record the number of a credit card given as identification or given as proof of creditworthiness when payment for goods or services is made by check or draft other than a transaction in which the check or draft is issued in payment of the credit card designated by the credit card number.
    (2) This Section shall not prohibit a person from requesting a purchaser to display a credit card as indication of creditworthiness and financial responsibility or as additional identification, but the only information concerning a credit card which may be recorded is the type of credit card so displayed and the issuer of the credit card. This Section shall not require acceptance of a check or draft whether or not a credit card is presented.
    (3) This Section shall not prohibit a person from requesting or receiving a credit card number or expiration date and recording the number or date, or both, in lieu of a deposit to secure payment in the event of default, loss, damage, or other occurrence.
    (4) This Section shall not prohibit a person from recording a credit card number and expiration date as a condition for cashing or accepting a check or draft if that person, firm, partnership or association has agreed with the card issuer to cash or accept checks and share drafts from the issuer's cardholders and the issuer guarantees cardholder checks and drafts cashed or accepted by that person.
    (5) Recording a credit card number in connection with a sale of goods or services in which the purchaser pays by check or draft, or in connection with the acceptance of a check or draft, is a business offense with a fine not to exceed $500.
    As used in this Section, credit card has the meaning as defined in Section 17-0.5 of the Criminal Code of 2012.
(Source: P.A. 96-1551, eff. 7-1-11; 97-1150, eff. 1-25-13.)