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Code of Virginia
Title 59.1. Trade and Commerce
Chapter 35. Personal Information Privacy Act

§ 59.1-443.1. Recording date of birth as condition of accepting checks prohibited.

A. As used in this section:

"Check" shall have the same meaning as defined in § 8.3A-104.

B. Except as provided in subsection C, no person who accepts checks for the transaction of business shall, as a condition of accepting the check, record, or request or require a person to record, his or her date of birth upon the check or otherwise.

C. This section does not require a person to accept checks for the transaction of business. Nothing in this section shall apply to (i) the collection or use of a date of birth that is unrelated to accepting payment by check or (ii) a requirement that the person paying by check provide the year of his birth.

2004, c. 241; 2005, c. 839.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.