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Arkansas Code Title 14. Local Government § 14-59-119. Debit card and credit card payments

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(a) A municipality may accept a legal payment and any associated costs through a debit card or credit card in accordance with applicable state and federal law.

(b)(1) A municipality may enter into a contract with a credit card or debit card company and pay any fee normally charged by the credit card or debit card company for allowing the municipality to accept the credit card or debit card as payment as authorized under subsection (a) of this section.

(2) When a payment is made through a credit card or debit card, the municipality shall assess a transaction fee equal to the amount charged to the municipality by the credit card or debit card company.

(3) A municipality shall not assess a transaction fee for payments made through a credit card or debit card if the governing body of the municipality determines that the transaction fee is included in the amount charged for the service or product for which a credit card or debit card payment is made.

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