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Prohibition of certain fee charges
General Business (GBS) CHAPTER 20, ARTICLE 26
§ 399-zzz. Prohibition of certain fee charges. 1. Subject to federal
law and regulation, no person, partnership, corporation, association or
other business entity shall charge a consumer an additional rate or fee
or a differential in the rate or fee associated with payment on an
account when the consumer chooses to pay by United States mail or
receive a paper billing statement. This subdivision shall not be
construed to prohibit a person, partnership, corporation, association or
other business entity from offering consumers a credit or other
incentive to elect a specific payment or billing option.

2. Every violation of this section shall be deemed a deceptive act and
practice subject to enforcement under article twenty-two-A of this

3. Nothing in this section shall be construed to restrict any right
which any person may have under any other statute or the common law.