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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1225         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1243

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Stephen Stat Smith

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act allowing the use of credit cards to pay tuition.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Stephen Stat Smith

28th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1225        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1243

By Mr. Smith of Everett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1243) of Stephen Stat Smith for legislation to prohibit educational institutions from imposing surcharges on credit card payments. Higher Education.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 1173 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act allowing the use of credit cards to pay tuition.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              Section 1. Clause 2 of subsection (a) of section 28A of chapter 140D of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2004 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following sentence:-

              No college, university or other educational institution may impose a surcharge on a cardholder who elects to use a credit card in lieu of payment by cash , check  or similar means.

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