2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 18A - EDUCATION
Section 18A:3C-1 - Definitions relative to certain credit card solicitations.

Universal Citation: NJ Rev Stat § 18A:3C-1 (2017)

18A:3C-1 Definitions relative to certain credit card solicitations.

1. As used in this act:

"Credit card" means a card, plate or other single credit device that may be used from time to time to obtain credit.

"Credit card issuer" means a person who extends to a student the right to use a credit card in connection with purchases of goods or services primarily for personal, family or household use.

"Institution of higher education" means any public or private university, college, technical college or community college located in New Jersey.

"Solicit" or "solicitation" means any activity on a campus of an institution of higher education specifically intended, in whole or in part, to encourage, entice, urge or request that a student apply for a credit card, but does not include:

(1) advertising in newspapers, magazines, or similar publications; or

(2) any activity within the physical location of a credit card issuer's business located on the campus of an institution of higher education, so long as the activity is conducted as part of the issuer's regular course of business.

"Student" means a person who attends an institution of higher education as an undergraduate, whether enrolled on a full-time or part-time basis.

L.2009, c.148, s.1.

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