PRINTER'S NO. 4258
No. 2821 Session of 2002
INTRODUCED BY BROOKS, M. BAKER, ARGALL, BARD, CAPPELLI, L. I. COHEN, CRUZ, J. EVANS, FICHTER, FRANKEL, GEIST, GEORGE, HARPER, HENNESSEY, HERSHEY, JAMES, KELLER, LEH, McILHATTAN, McNAUGHTON, S. MILLER, PERZEL, PETRARCA, RUBLEY, SAYLOR, SCHRODER, SCHULER, B. SMITH, STEELMAN, T. STEVENSON, E. Z. TAYLOR, TRELLO, WATSON, WILT, M. WRIGHT, G. WRIGHT AND YOUNGBLOOD, AUGUST 21, 2002
REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AUGUST 21, 2002
AN ACT 1 Amending the act of May 21, 1992 (P.L.241, No.36), entitled "An 2 act prohibiting persons who accept credit cards for the 3 transaction of business from requiring certain additional 4 information from the credit cardholder; providing for 5 enforcement of the act; and imposing civil penalties," 6 prohibiting certain credit card information on receipts. 7 The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 8 hereby enacts as follows: 9 Section 1. The title of the act of May 21, 1992 (P.L.241, 10 No.36), referred to as the Credit Card Information Act, is 11 amended to read: 12 AN ACT 13 Prohibiting persons who accept credit or debit cards for the 14 transaction of business from requiring certain additional 15 information from [the credit cardholder] cardholders and from 16 including certain information on receipts; providing for 17 enforcement of the act; and imposing civil penalties.
1 Section 2. Section 1 of the act is repealed. 2 Section 3. The act is amended by adding sections to read: 3 Section 1. Short title. 4 This act shall be known and may be cited as the Credit and 5 Debit Card Information Act. 6 Section 1.1. Definitions. 7 The following words and phrases when used in this act shall 8 have the meanings given to them in this section unless the 9 context clearly indicates otherwise: 10 "Credit card." A device or instrument which entitles the 11 holder to obtain money, goods, services or anything of value 12 either on credit or as an automatic debit against an account of 13 the holder. 14 "Person." An individual, corporation, trust, partnership, 15 limited partnership, incorporated or unincorporated association 16 or other entity. 17 Section 4. Section 2 of the act is amended by adding a 18 subsection to read: 19 Section 2. Requirement of information prohibited. 20 * * * 21 (c.1) Receipts.--No person who accepts credit cards for the 22 transaction of business shall print the full number and 23 expiration date of a credit card on a receipt. 24 * * * 25 Section 5. This act shall take effect in 60 days. G1L12JS/20020H2821B4258 - 2 -