Title 19
Financial Institutions

Chapter 14.4
Check Cashing

R.I. Gen. Laws 19-14.4-4



 19-14.4-4.  Fees for services.

No licensee shall:

(1) Charge check-cashing fees in excess of three percent (3%) of the face amount of the check, or five dollars ($5.00), whichever is greater, if the check is the payment of any kind of state public assistance or federal social security benefit;

(2) Charge check-cashing fees for personal checks in excess of ten percent (10%) of the face amount of the personal check or five dollars ($5.00), whichever is greater;

(3) Charge check-cashing fees in excess of five percent (5%) of the face amount of the check or five dollars ($5.00), whichever is greater, for all other checks; or

(4) Charge deferred deposit transaction fees in excess of ten percent (10%) of the amount of funds advanced.

History of Section.
P.L. 1995, ch. 82, 56; P.L. 2001, ch. 371, 3; P.L. 2005, ch. 230, 1; P.L. 2005, ch. 235, 1; P.L. 2010, ch. 204, 1.