17:16C-100. Receipt; form and content
(a) At the time of executing every home repair contract subject to the provisions of section 5 of this act, the home repair contractor shall deliver to the owner two copies of a receipt which clearly and conspicuously sets forth:
(1) The home repair contractor's name and place of business;
(2) A description of the goods and services sold; and
(3) The amount of money paid by the owner or the cash value of any goods delivered to the home repair contractor at the time the home repair contract was entered into.
(b) The receipt required to be delivered to the owner shall also clearly and conspicuously bear, in at least 10-point bold type, the following statement:
"NOTICE TO OWNER: YOU MAY RESCIND THIS SALE PROVIDED THAT YOU NOTIFY THE HOME REPAIR CONTRACTOR OF YOUR INTENT TO DO SO BY CERTIFIED MAIL, RETURN RECEIPT REQUESTED, POSTMARKED NOT LATER THAN 5 P.M. OF THE THIRD BUSINESS DAY FOLLOWING THE SALE. FAILURE TO EXERCISE THIS OPTION, HOWEVER, WILL NOT INTERFERE WITH ANY OTHER REMEDIES AGAINST THE HOME REPAIR CONTRACTOR YOU MAY POSSESS. IF YOU WISH YOU MAY USE THIS PAGE AS NOTIFICATION BY WRITING "I HEREBY RESCIND' AND ADDING YOUR NAME AND ADDRESS. A DUPLICATE OF THIS RECEIPT IS PROVIDED BY THE HOME REPAIR CONTRACTOR FOR YOUR RECORDS."
(c) No receipt required to be delivered by the owner shall contain, or be accompanied by any document which contains, provisions by which the owner waives his rights under this act.
(d) A home repair contractor who in the ordinary course of business regularly uses a language other than English in any advertising or other solicitation of owners, or in any printed forms for use by owners, or in any face-to-face negotiations with owners shall deliver the two copies of the receipt to an owner whose principal language is such other language one in English and one in the other language.
(e) The receipt required to be delivered to the owner, other than the notice provision required under subsection (b) of this section, shall be in a type-size less than 10 points high and in type other than bold.
L.1968, c. 224, s. 6. Amended by L.1973, c. 183, s. 3; L.1975, c. 78, s. 1.
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