Summary of the Introduced Bill

HB 1718 -- Gift Certificates

Sponsor:  Brandom

This bill prohibits the use of expiration dates earlier than five
years after the date of issuance or post-purchase fees on gift
certificates sold in Missouri.  Any gift certificate issued after
August 28, 2008, will not reduce in value and the holder cannot
be penalized in any way for non-use or untimely redemption.
Violations of the provisions of the bill will be considered
unfair merchandising practices and be subject to penalties.

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94th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session
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