Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1272

  • Credit card: means a card, plate, coupon book or other single credit device that may be used to obtain credit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1271
  • Customer service card: means a card, plate, code or other device used by a business as a means of identifying customers who receive membership, purchasing or check-cashing privileges, or other rights or privileges by possession and use of that device. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1271
  • Debit card: means a card, code or other device, other than a check, draft or similar paper instrument, by the use of which a person may institute an electronic fund transfer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1271
A business operating in this State may not display a social security number on a credit card, customer service card or debit card issued or distributed by that business on or after January 1, 1994.   [PL 1993, c. 115, §1 (NEW).]
Notwithstanding this section, social security numbers may be used as identification for medical insurance, including health insurance, dental insurance or prescription drug coverage, except that a number other than a social security number must be used for insurance-related identification purposes upon the written request of an individual.   [PL 1995, c. 134, §1 (NEW).]

Revisor’s Note: §1272. Usage of trade (As enacted by PL 1993, c. 683, Pt. B, §1 was REPEALED BY by PL 1995, c. 462, Pt. A, §21)
SECTION HISTORY

PL 1993, c. 115, §1 (NEW). PL 1993, c. 683, §B1 (NEW). PL 1993, c. 683, §B5 (AFF). PL 1995, c. 134, §1 (AMD). PL 1995, c. 462, §A21 (RP). PL 1995, c. 462, §A23 (AFF).