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SECTION 518-A
Presentment of social security number as condition for accepting a check, traveler's check, gift certificate, money order or other negoti...
General Business (GBS) CHAPTER 20, ARTICLE 29-A
§ 518-a. Presentment of social security number as condition for
accepting a check, traveler's check, gift certificate, money order or
other negotiable instrument in payment of sales transaction prohibited.
1. No seller in any sales transaction shall record on a check,
traveler's check, gift certificate, money order, other negotiable
instrument or attachment thereto, a social security number of a buyer in
such transaction as a condition for accepting such instrument as payment
in such transaction. Nothing contained in this subdivision shall
prohibit a seller from so recording the identifying number from a
buyer's driver's license where such number is identical to or is a part
of the buyer's social security number.

2. A violation of the provisions of this section shall be punishable
by a civil fine not to exceed one hundred dollars for a first violation
and not to exceed two hundred fifty dollars for subsequent violations.