Fla. awaits governor's action on gift-card bill

TALLAHASSEE Fla. A bill outlawing expiration dates and dormancy fees on gift cards issued by restaurants and other retailers is awaiting the signature of Gov. Charlie Crist following its unanimous passage by the Florida Legislature on Wednesday.

It is not known if Crist intends to sign the measure into law, but local media noted that the Republican and former state attorney general has been a champion of other consumer causes.

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