SENATE, No. 1149

 

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

 

210th LEGISLATURE

 

INTRODUCED FEBRUARY 25, 2002

 

 

Sponsored by:

Senator GERALD CARDINALE

District 39 (Bergen)

Senator DIANE ALLEN

District 7 (Burlington and Camden)

Assemblyman SAMUEL D. THOMPSON

District 13 (Middlesex and Monmouth)

Assemblywoman NILSA CRUZ-PEREZ

District 5 (Camden and Gloucester)

 

Co-Sponsored by:

Senators Cafiero, Matheussen, Inverso, Assemblymen Bodine, Chatzidakis, Munoz, Chivukula and Corodemus

 

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

    Prohibits electronic printing of certain information on certain sales receipts.

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

    As introduced.

 

(Sponsorship Updated As Of: 10/8/2002)


An Act prohibiting the electronic printing of complete credit card numbers on certain sales receipts.

 

    Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

 

    1. No retail sales establishment shall print electronically more than the last five digits of a customer's credit card account number or the expiration date of that credit card upon any sales receipt provided at the point of sale to the customer, except that the provisions of this section shall not apply to any sales receipt in which the sole means of recording the customer's credit card number is by handwriting or by an imprint or copy of the credit card.

 

    2. The Attorney General of the State of New Jersey shall adopt those rules and regulations pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), necessary to effectuate the purposes of this act.

 

    3. This act shall take effect on January 1, 2004.

 

 

STATEMENT

 

    This bill prohibits a retail sales establishment from printing electronically more than the last five digits of a customer's credit card account number or the expiration date of that credit card upon any sales receipt provided at the point of sale to the customer. The bill does not apply to any sales receipt in which the sole means of recording the customer's credit card number is by handwriting or by an imprint or copy of the credit card.