A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT THE REMEDIES AND PENALTIES FOR WORTHLESS CHECKS ALSO APPLY WHEN A CHECK THAT HAS BEEN PAID IN FULL IS PRESENTED AGAIN FOR PAYMENT AND TO PROVIDE THAT CHECKS REFUSED TO BE HONORED BY A BANK MAY BE SUBMITTED AS EVIDENCE IF THEY ARE STAMPED OR MARKED WITH ONE OF A NUMBER OF DIFFERENT LISTED TERMS.
House committee substitute to the 1st edition make the following changes.
Amends GS 6-21.3 to allow a check or draft that is refused by a bank or depository that is stamped or marked or with an attachment to be submitted as evidence for the remedy provided in the statute if, in the regular course of business, it is business stamped, marked, or with an attachment that indicates the reason for the dishonor; lists terms that may be used to indicate the reason for dishonor.
Amends GS 14-107.1(e) to make conforming changes, listing a number of terms that may be used to indicate the reason for dishonor.
Amends that act's long title.
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