The main reason the law lets banks cash post-dated checks is that it’s too hard to look at checks for their date.
Processing 45,000,000 checks a day is tough enough, without looking at dates.
For decades, the right decried federal intervention in elections, arguing that states had the right to determine their own voting rules.
After years of battling in the courts, the right claimed victory when it persuaded the Supreme Court to invalidate the pre-clearance rules under the Voting Rights Act that required a list of nine states with a history of voting discrimination to get federal approval for virtually all changes in election rules (e.g. In an opinion the right cheered, Chief Justice John G. reminded the litigants, “States retain broad autonomy in structuring their governments and pursuing legislative objectives.
A few weeks ago, however, I wrote a check and got a nasty surprise in my bank account.
California’s participation would only serve to legitimize the false and already debunked claims of massive voter fraud made by the President, the Vice President, and Mr. Virginia conducts fair, honest, and democratic elections, and there is no evidence of significant voter fraud in Virginia.” He added, “This entire commission is based on the specious and false notion that there was widespread voter fraud last November.
At best this commission was set up as a pretext to validate Donald Trump’s alternative election facts, and at worst is a tool to commit large-scale voter suppression.” Whether any governor responds to the request — handing over reams of information to the feds on the pretext that their states allowed pandemic fraud to occur — remains to be seen.
However, a bank has no duty to respect that limit, and may pay the check in advance of its stated date, unless the customer gives notice to the bank of the postdating, describing the check with reasonable certainty.
(Commercial Code § 4401) It is a violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Law for a debt collection agency or a creditor who regularly collects its debts to deposit a postdated check before its due date.
He receives checks from some renters on the 28th or 29th of the month that are dated for the first of the next month.