2020 New York Laws
VAT - Vehicle and Traffic
Title 2 - Department of Motor Vehicles; Commissioner
Article 2 - Department of Motor Vehicles; Commissioner
202-B - Penalties for Submission of Dishonored Checks and Credit Card Payments.

§ 202-b. Penalties for submission of dishonored checks and credit card payments. (a) A thirty-five dollar penalty fee shall be charged to any person who has submitted a check to the commissioner or his or her agent as payment for any license, permit or registration or any other type of fee for any type of transaction as required by this chapter and such check has been dishonored. Such thirty-five dollar penalty shall be added to the amount due to the commissioner. In addition, any or all licenses, permits or registrations issued in the name of such person may be suspended and, if a suspension has been issued, any other transaction in the name of such person with this department may be prohibited until full satisfaction of the amount due to the commissioner and the thirty-five dollar penalty fee is paid to the commissioner. No such suspension shall be issued until thirty days after notification that the check has been dishonored is mailed to such person. If satisfaction is made within thirty days from the date of mailing of such notification, no suspension shall be issued. (b) In any case where a person has made a credit card payment to the commissioner or his or her agent as payment for any license, permit or registration or any other type of fee for any type of transaction as required by this chapter, and such credit card payment is contested and is not honored by the credit card company, any other transaction in the name of such person with the department may be prohibited, upon at least thirty days notice, until full satisfaction of the amount due to the commissioner has been paid.


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