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SECTION 19-3-13

§ 19-3-13. Use of electronic devices and machines.

(a) Any financial institution or credit union may make available for use by its customers one or more electronic devices or machines (customer-bank communications terminals/automated teller machines). These devices or machines shall not be deemed to be the establishment of a branch of the particular financial institution or credit union. All surcharges chargeable for use of these devices shall be disclosed prior to completion of any transaction. Disclosure of the surcharge shall be displayed electronically by the electronic device or machine and shall not be disclosed by means of any stickers or placards placed on the exterior of the electronic device or machine.

(b) To the extent consistent with the antitrust laws, each financial institution or credit union, chartered by this or any other state, is permitted, but not required, to share these devices with one or more other financial institutions or credit unions chartered by the state or federal government.

(c) Each financial institution or credit union shall adopt and maintain safeguards on each electronic device or machine consistent with the minimum requirements specified under the federal Bank Protection Act, 12 U.S.C. § 1881 et seq.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1995, ch. 82, § 40; P.L. 1997, ch. 52, § 1; P.L. 2001, ch. 369, § 1; P.L. 2012, ch. 65, § 1; P.L. 2012, ch. 145, § 1; P.L. 2014, ch. 106, § 2; P.L. 2014, ch. 125, § 2.)