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Georgia Gift Card Law

Last updated on April 08, 2011
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What we like:

  • Georgia offers a consumer-centric gift card law webpage
  • Georgia has legally defined the notion of a gift card
  • Georgia has legally specified whether or not gift cards escheat to the state
  • Any fees or expiration dates must be printed on the card or a sticker attached to the card.

What could be better:

  • No limits on expiration dates
  • No maximum post-sale fee or minimum time frame before charging monthly fees
  • Merchants are not required to give cash back
  • Value will escheat to state after 5 years

Heads up! ScripSmart attempts to make all information accurate. ScripSmart is only a guideline and does not provide definitive statements of the law. If you have questions about the law's application to a particular case, direct them to a specialist.

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Last change in Georgia State law took effect on October 1, 2005

Georgia Attorney General Information

Attorney General: Sam Olens (R)
Phone: 1-404-656-3300
http://law.ga.gov/02/ago/home/0,2705,87670814,00.html

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