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Public Act 093-0231


 

Public Act 93-0231 of the 93rd General Assembly


Public Act 93-0231

HB0259 Enrolled                      LRB093 03663 MBS 03693 b

    AN ACT in relation to credit and debit cards.

    Be it enacted by the People of  the  State  of  Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:

    Section  5.  The  Consumer  Fraud  and Deceptive Business
Practices Act is amended by adding Section 2MM as follows:

    (815 ILCS 505/2MM new)
    Sec. 2MM. Receipts; credit card and  debit  card  account
numbers.
    (a) Definitions. As used in this Section:
    "Cardholder"  has  the  meaning ascribed to it in Section
2.02 of the Illinois Credit Card and Debit Card Act.
    "Credit card" has the meaning ascribed to it  in  Section
2.03 of the Illinois Credit Card and Debit Card Act.
    "Debit  card"  has  the meaning ascribed to it in Section
2.15 of the Illinois Credit Card and Debit Card Act.
    "Issuer" has the meaning ascribed to it in  Section  2.08
of the Illinois Credit Card and Debit Card Act.
    "Person"  has  the meaning ascribed to it in Section 2.09
of the Illinois Credit Card and Debit Card Act.
    "Provider" means a person  who  furnishes  money,  goods,
services,  or  anything  else  of  value  upon  presentation,
whether  physically, in writing, verbally, electronically, or
otherwise, of a credit card or debit card by the  cardholder,
or any agent or employee of that person.
    (b)  Except  as  otherwise  provided  in this Section, no
provider may print  or  otherwise  produce  or  reproduce  or
permit  the  printing  or other production or reproduction of
the following: (i) any part of the credit card or debit  card
account  number,  other  than  the  last  4  digits  or other
characters, (ii) the credit card  or  debit  card  expiration
date  on  any  receipt  provided  or  made  available  to the
cardholder.
    (c) This Section does not apply to a credit card or debit
card transaction in which the sole  means  available  to  the
provider  of  recording the credit card or debit card account
number is by handwriting or by imprint of the card.
    (d) This Section does not apply to  receipts  issued  for
transactions  on the electronic benefits transfer card system
in accordance with 7 CFR 274.12(g)(3).
    (e)  A violation of this Section constitutes an  unlawful
practice within the meaning of this Act.
    (f) This Section is operative on January 1, 2005.

Effective Date: 01/01/04