Title 19
Financial Institutions

Chapter 14.4
Check Cashing

R.I. Gen. Laws 19-14.4-5

 19-14.4-5.  Posting of charges — Endorsement — Receipt.

(a) In every location licensed pursuant to this chapter, there shall be at all times posted, in a conspicuous place within the licensed premises, a complete and unambiguous schedule of all fees for cashing checks, deferred deposit transactions expressed as both a dollar amount and an annual percentage rate, and the initial issuance of any identification card.

(b) Before a licensee shall deposit, with any regulated institution or other insured-deposit-taking institution organized under the laws of the United States, a check cashed by the licensee, the check must be endorsed with the name under which the licensee is doing business and must include the words "licensed check cashing services".

(c) The licensee shall provide a receipt for each transaction for the benefit of a customer.

(d) Each check casher shall also post a list of valid identification that is acceptable in lieu of identification provided by the check casher. The information required by this section shall be clear, legible, and in letters not less than one-half () inch in height. The information shall be posted in a conspicuous location in the unobstructed view of the public within the check casher's premises. Failure to post information as required by this section, or the imposition of fees or identification requirements contrary to the information posted, shall constitute a deceptive trade practice under chapter 13.1 of title 6.

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.