Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1142

  • Provider of travel services: means a person, firm or corporation engaged in the business of furnishing travel, transportation or vacation services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3643
  • Travel agent: means a person, firm, corporation, partnership or association, other than a common carrier as defined in Title 12, section 6001, subsection 8 or employee of a common carrier, that:

When a travel agent furnishes travel services to a consumer and the consumer uses a credit card to obtain credit in the transaction, the provider of travel services for which the travel agent is an agent may not as the result of the use of the credit card impose a surcharge on or reduce commissions paid to the travel agent. This prohibition does not apply if the provider of travel services is the issuer of the credit card used in the transaction. [1991, c. 261, (NEW).]

SECTION HISTORY

1991, c. 261, (NEW).