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      RS 56:642     

  

§642.  Credit card or business check purchases

A.  The department shall adopt rules for the purchase by credit card of hunting, recreational fishing, and recreational gear licenses, the duck license provided for in R.S. 56:152, the combination or universal license provided for in R.S. 56:646, and the Wild Louisiana Stamp provided for in R.S. 56:1832.  The rules shall include the criteria the purchaser and the credit card must meet in order to qualify for use.

B.  The department may make available a "900" telephone number that any purchaser may call in order to purchase such licenses by use of a credit card.  The department may, by rule, impose an additional fee for the use of a credit card to purchase the licenses, provided that such fee shall not exceed the actual cost incurred by the department for providing for credit card transactions.  The department shall adopt a procedure to expedite the issuance of such licenses and stamps purchased by telephone with a credit card.

C.  The department shall adopt rules and regulations authorizing the use of a credit or debit card or business check to purchase commercial licenses or permits and for the purchase of oyster tags.  The rules and regulations shall include the criteria the purchaser and the credit or debit card or business check shall meet in order to qualify for use.

Acts 1995, No. 660, §1; Acts 1998, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 164, §2, eff. Sept. 21, 1998; Acts 2001, No. 270, §1; Acts 2009, No. 374, §1.

NOTE:  SEE ACTS 1998, 1ST EX. SESS., NO. 164, §4, RE: EFFECTIVENESS AND EFFECTIVE DATE OF ACT.  LETTER DATED SEPT. 21, 1998, WAS SENT TO DEPT. OF WILDLIFE & FISHERIES FROM COMMISSIONER OF ADMINISTRATION STATING THAT FUNDS WERE APPROPRIATED FROM THE LA. TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION FUND TO IMPLEMENT THE PROGRAM.



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