S.710 - Fair Gift Card Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Schumer, Charles E. [D-NY] (Introduced 03/25/2009)|
|Committees:||Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs|
|Latest Action:||03/25/2009 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.710 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/25/2009)
Fair Gift Card Act of 2009 - Declares it unlawful, with certain exceptions, for any person to impose a dormancy fee, inactivity charge or fee, or a service fee with respect to a gift certificate, store gift card, or general-use prepaid card.
Declares it unlawful, with certain exceptions, for any person to sell or issue a gift certificate, store gift card, or general-use prepaid card that is subject to an expiration date.
Requires any violation of this Act to be treated as a violation of a rule defining an unfair or deceptive act or practice prescribed under the Federal Trade Commission Act.