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SECTION 202-B
Penalties for submission of dishonored checks and credit card payments
Vehicle & Traffic (VAT) CHAPTER 71, TITLE 2, ARTICLE 2
§ 202-b. Penalties for submission of dishonored checks and credit card
payments. (a) A thirty-five dollar penalty fee shall be charged to any
person who has submitted a check to the commissioner or his or her agent
as payment for any license, permit or registration or any other type of
fee for any type of transaction as required by this chapter and such
check has been dishonored. Such thirty-five dollar penalty shall be
added to the amount due to the commissioner. In addition, any or all
licenses, permits or registrations issued in the name of such person may
be suspended and, if a suspension has been issued, any other transaction
in the name of such person with this department may be prohibited until
full satisfaction of the amount due to the commissioner and the
thirty-five dollar penalty fee is paid to the commissioner. No such
suspension shall be issued until thirty days after notification that the
check has been dishonored is mailed to such person. If satisfaction is
made within thirty days from the date of mailing of such notification,
no suspension shall be issued. (b) In any case where a person has made a
credit card payment to the commissioner or his or her agent as payment
for any license, permit or registration or any other type of fee for any
type of transaction as required by this chapter, and such credit card
payment is contested and is not honored by the credit card company, any
other transaction in the name of such person with the department may be
prohibited, upon at least thirty days notice, until full satisfaction of
the amount due to the commissioner has been paid.