[First Reprint]

ASSEMBLY, No. 2890

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

212th LEGISLATURE

 

INTRODUCED MARCH 21, 2006

 


 

Sponsored by:

Assemblyman BRIAN E. RUMPF

District 9 (Atlantic, Burlington and Ocean)

Assemblyman JON M. BRAMNICK

District 21 (Essex, Morris, Somerset and Union)

Assemblyman CHRISTOPHER J. CONNORS

District 9 (Atlantic, Burlington and Ocean)

 

Co-Sponsored by:

Assemblywoman Cruz-Perez and Assemblyman Chivukula

 

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

     Prohibits electronic printing of certain debit card information on certain sales receipts.

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

     As reported by the Assembly Consumer Affairs Committee on May 11, 2006, with amendments.

  


An Act concerning the electronic printing of complete debit card numbers on certain sales receipts and amending P.L.2002, c.101.

 

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

 

     1.  Section 1 of P.L.2002, c.101 (C.56:11-42) is amended to read as follows:

     1.  No retail sales establishment shall print electronically more than the last five digits of a customer's credit card or debit card account number or the expiration date of that credit or debit 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 or debit card number is by handwriting or by an imprint or copy of the credit or debit card.  1Violations of this section shown to be the result of negligence shall be punishable by a fine of not more than $1,000.1

(cf: P.L.2002, c.101, s.1)

 

     2.  This act shall take effect on January 1, 2007.