Amendment requires credit cardholders to opt in to receive over-the-limit protection on their credit card in order for a credit card company to charge an over-the-limit fee. The amendment also allows for transactions that go over the limit to be completed for operational reasons as long as they are of a small amount. Lastly, the credit card company is not allowed to charge a fee.

Purpose:

An amendment numbered 8 printed in House Report 111-92 to require credit cardholders to opt-into receiving over-the-limit protection on their credit card in order for a credit card company to charge an over-the-limit fee. Allows for transactions that go over the limit to be completed for operational reasons as long as they are of a de minimis amount, but the credit card company is not allowed to charge a fee.

House Amendment Code:

(A008)

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