Fact Sheet 15 Addendum:
State Merchant Laws


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Privacy Rights Clearinghouse
Posted July 2003
Revised March 2010

The following state laws involve what merchants can and cannot do when you pay by check or credit card. This is not necessarily a complete list.

California Michigan Pennsylvania Delaware Minnesota Rhode Island Florida Nevada Tennessee Georgia New Hampshire Virginia Illinois New Jersey Washington D.C. Iowa New York Washington State Kansas North Dakota Wisconsin Maryland Ohio   Massachusetts Oregon

 


California


Delaware


Florida

 


Georgia


Illinois


Iowa


Kansas


 

 


Maryland

 

 


Massachusetts

 


Michigan

 


Minnesota

 

 


Nevada

  •     NRS § 597.940. Restrictions on recording of account number of credit card as condition to accepting check or draft; restrictions on recording of telephone number as condition to accepting credit card
    http://leg.state.nv.us/nrs/NRS-597.html#NRS597Sec940

 


New Hampshire

 


New Jersey


New York

 


North Dakota

 


Ohio

 


Oregon



Pennsylvania


Rhode Island

 


Tennessee


Virginia

 


Washington D.C.


Washington State

 


Wisconsin


 

We acknowledge the assistance of legal intern Aaron Budd
for his research in updating this guide (2
010)
.

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