2016 New York Laws
GBS - General Business
Article 29-A - (General Business) UNAUTHORIZED OR IMPROPER USE OF CREDIT CARDS AND DEBIT CARDS
518 - Credit card surcharge prohibited.

NY Gen Bus L § 518 (2016) What's This?

518. Credit card surcharge prohibited. No seller in any sales transaction may impose a surcharge on a holder who elects to use a credit card in lieu of payment by cash, check, or similar means.

Any seller who violates the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed five hundred dollars or a term of imprisonment up to one year, or both.


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