Title 10 Chapter 8 Section 85.6

Utah Municipal Code
Powers and Duties of Municipalities
Section 85.6
Definitions -- Electronic payments -- Fee.


10-8-85.6.   Definitions -- Electronic payments -- Fee.

            (1) As used in this section:

            (a) "Electronic payment" means the payment of money to a municipality by electronic means, including by means of a credit card, charge card, debit card, prepaid or stored value card or similar device, or automatic clearinghouse transaction.

            (b) "Electronic payment fee" means an amount of money to defray the discount fee, processing fee, or other fee charged by a credit card company or processing agent to process an electronic payment.

            (c) "Processing agent" means a bank, transaction clearinghouse, or other third party that charges a fee to process an electronic payment.

            (2) A municipality may accept an electronic payment for the payment of funds which the municipality could have received through another payment method.

            (3) A municipality that accepts an electronic payment may charge an electronic payment fee.

Enacted by Chapter 29, 2005 General Session