2017 Mississippi Code
Title 75 - Regulation of Trade, Commerce and Investments
Chapter 24 - Regulation of Business for Consumer Protection
Credit Card Processing Hardware and Software
§ 75-24-231. Credit card processing hardware and software required to meet requirements of federal law

Universal Citation: MS Code § 75-24-231 (2017)
  • (1) Beginning January 1, 2011, all business entities and their agents providing credit card processing hardware or software to retail merchants for the transaction of business shall provide such hardware or software that meets the requirements of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003 and does not print on a receipt provided to the cardholder: (a) more than the last five (5) digits of the credit card or debit card account number, or (b) the expiration date of the credit card or debit card.
  • (2) The provisions of subsection (1) of this section apply only to receipts that are electronically printed and do not apply to transactions in which the sole means of recording the cardholder's credit card or debit card account number is by handwriting or by an imprint or copy of the credit card or debit card.
  • (3) Any business entity providing credit card processing hardware or software to retail merchants who willfully violates the provisions of subsection (1) of this section shall be subject to a fine of not more than One Hundred Dollars ($ 100.00) for a first offense and not more than Five Hundred Dollars ($ 500.00) for a second offense, and shall be subject to a fine of not more than One Thousand Dollars ($ 1,000.00) for each subsequent offense.
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