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SB 385 - Repeals Ticket-Scalping Ban - Michigan Key Vote

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Title: Repeals Ticket-Scalping Ban

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that repeals the state's ban on ticket-scalping.

Highlights:

 

  • Repeals the prohibition on a person who owns, occupies, manages, or controls a building, room, park or enclosure for the sale of tickets for a theatre, circus, athletic game, or place of public entertainment or amusement, from asking, demanding, or receiving from a person for the sale of the ticket a price in excess of the general admission advertised or charged for the same privilege, or a person, who by himself or herself or their agent or employee, from offering for sale upon a public place or thoroughfare, a ticket to a theatre, circus, athletic grounds, or place of public entertainment or amusement, for admission to, or for a seat or other privilege in a theatre, circus, athletic grounds, or place of public entertainment or amusement, at a price in excess of that demanded or received from the general public for the same privilege, or in excess of the advertised or printed rate (Sec. 465).

  • Prohibits a person from knowingly selling, giving, transferring, using, distributing, or possessing with the intent to distribute software primarily designed or produced for interfering with the ticket sale operations of any owner, lessee, operator, or manager of a theatre, circus, athletic grounds, or place of public entertainment or amusement over the internet by circumventing any measures or controls on the seller’s website that are instituted to enforce event ticket purchasing limits or to maintain the integrity of online purchasing order rules (Sec. 465).

  • Classifies a violation of the above highlight as a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment for no more than 93 days or a fine of no more than $1,000 (Sec. 465).

  • Requires Senate Bill 384 to be enacted into law in order before this bill can take effect (Sec. 465).

See How Your Politicians Voted

Title: Repeals Ticket-Scalping Ban

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that repeals the state's ban on ticket-scalping.

Highlights:

 

  • Repeals the prohibition on a person who owns, occupies, manages, or controls a building, room, park or enclosure for the sale of tickets for a theatre, circus, athletic game, or place of public entertainment or amusement, from asking, demanding, or receiving from a person for the sale of the ticket a price in excess of the general admission advertised or charged for the same privilege, or a person, who by himself or herself or their agent or employee, from offering for sale upon a public place or thoroughfare, a ticket to a theatre, circus, athletic grounds, or place of public entertainment or amusement, for admission to, or for a seat or other privilege in a theatre, circus, athletic grounds, or place of public entertainment or amusement, at a price in excess of that demanded or received from the general public for the same privilege, or in excess of the advertised or printed rate (Sec. 465).

  • Prohibits a person from knowingly selling, giving, transferring, using, distributing, or possessing with the intent to distribute software primarily designed or produced for interfering with the ticket sale operations of any owner, lessee, operator, or manager of a theatre, circus, athletic grounds, or place of public entertainment or amusement over the internet by circumventing any measures or controls on the seller’s website that are instituted to enforce event ticket purchasing limits or to maintain the integrity of online purchasing order rules (Sec. 465).

  • Classifies a violation of the above highlight as a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment for no more than 93 days or a fine of no more than $1,000 (Sec. 465).

  • Requires Senate Bill 384 to be enacted into law in order before this bill can take effect (Sec. 465).

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