Fla. Admin. Code Ann. R. 69U-100.963 - Automated Teller Machines and the Disclosure of Safety Information

(1) As used in Rule 69U-100.963, F.A.C., unless the context otherwise requires, the term:
(a) "Access device" has the same meaning as set forth in Federal Reserve Board Regulation E, 12 C.F.R., part 205, promulgated pursuant to the Electronic Fund Transfer Act, 15 U.S.C. ยงยง 1601 et seq.
(b) "Automated teller machine" means any electronic information processing device located in this state which accepts or dispenses cash in connection with a credit, deposit, checking, or convenience account. The term does not include devices used solely to facilitate check guarantees or check authorizations which are used in connection with the acceptance or dispensing of cash on a person-to-person basis, such as by a store cashier.
(2) Section 655.963, F.S., requires customers receiving access devices to automated teller machines to also be furnished information regarding safety precautions as to the automated teller machine's usage. Such information must be furnished by personally delivering or mailing the information to each customer's mailing address. In addition, Section 655.963, F.S., gives OFR discretionary specific authority relating to the substance of such safety information. Pursuant to such statutory authority, OFR provides the following guidelines relating to the type of safety precaution issues which should be addressed:
(a) The importance of being alert and aware of the surrounding area when using an automated teller machine;
(b) The advantage of being accompanied by another person when using an automated teller machine;
(c) Recommendations relating to the proper handling of cash proceeds from an Automated Teller Machine, access device and the consumer's Personal Identification Number (PIN);
(d) Recommendations concerning actions consumers should take when confronted with suspicious activities while engaging in an automated teller machine transaction.


Fla. Admin. Code Ann. R. 69U-100.963

Rulemaking Authority 655.012(2), 655.963 FS. Law Implemented 655.963 FS.

New 1-31-95, Formerly 3C-100.963, Amended by Florida Register Volume 47, Number 002, January 5, 2021 effective 1/18/2021.

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