The bill requires retail establishments that offer goods or services to accept United States currency (cash) to purchase the goods or services, but applies only to:
Establishments that have an individual accepting payment in person; and
A transaction in which a security deposit is not placed on a credit card or in which a credit card number is not provided to cover unforeseen damages or expenses.
A violation is a class 2 petty offense punishable by a fine of up to $500.
(Note: Italicized words indicate new material added to the original summary; dashes through words indicate deletions from the original summary.)
(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)