The Act adds a new section to the chapter of the Code dealing with damages in contract actions to provide for a civil remedy for the payee of a dishonored check. The Act permits double damages up to a maximum of $500, a service charge, and court costs and also provides for certain affirmative defenses and waivers in an action for such damages. April 3, 1987
"CONTRACTS Bad Checks: Provide for Civil Remedies and Defenses,"
Georgia State University Law Review: Vol. 3
, Article 33.
Available at: http://readingroom.law.gsu.edu/gsulr/vol3/iss2/33