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SECTION 391-L*2
Rental of motor vehicles; discrimination on the basis of credit card ownership
General Business (GBS) CHAPTER 20, ARTICLE 26
* § 391-l. Rental of motor vehicles; discrimination on the basis of
credit card ownership. 1. Definitions. As used in this section:

a. "Motor vehicle rental agency", or "agency", shall mean a person
engaged in the business of renting motor vehicles in this state;

b. "Person" shall mean any individual, firm, corporation or other
legal entity;

c. "Motor vehicle" shall have the meaning ascribed thereto by section
one hundred twenty-five of the vehicle and traffic law; and

d. "Credit card" shall mean any credit card, credit plate, charge
plate or other identification card or device which is issued by a person
to another person as the holder thereof, and may be used by such holder
to obtain a cash advance or a loan or credit, or to purchase or rent
property or services on the credit of the person issuing the credit card
or of the holder.

2. It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, partnership, association
or corporation engaged in the business of renting motor vehicles to
refuse to rent such vehicle to any person solely on the requirement of
ownership of a credit card.

3. A knowing violation of this section shall be punishable by a fine
not to exceed one thousand dollars.

* NB There are 2 § 391-l's