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2015 House Bill 4015: Repeal ticket scalping ban
Introduced by Rep. Tim Kelly (R) on January 15, 2015
To repeal a state law that bans ticket “scalping” at sports and entertainment events, or selling tickets at a higher price through some service or agency.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Criminal Justice Committee on January 15, 2015
Reported in the House on March 17, 2015
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Vanessa Guerra (D) on March 24, 2015
To prohibit using software designed to circumvent an event sponsor's internet ticket sales system that is designed to "ensure equitable ticket buying".
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on March 24, 2015
Amendment offered by Rep. Vanessa Guerra (D) on March 24, 2015
To prohibit reselling a theatre, circus, athletic game, entertainment or amusement ticket without clearly indicating any and all terms and conditions for a refund of the ticket price.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on March 24, 2015
Amendment offered by Rep. Vanessa Guerra (D) on March 24, 2015
To prohibit reselling a theatre, circus, athletic game, entertainment or amusement ticket without clearly indicating the box office price at which the ticket is sold and any additional fees collected by the reseller.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on March 24, 2015
Amendment offered by Rep. Sam Singh (D) on March 24, 2015
Prohibit reselling a theatre, circus, athletic game, entertainment or amusement ticket unless the seller has physical possession of the ticket in electronic or paper format or an exclusive right to claim the ticket at a future date. Also to require that if an event has numbered seats, a ticket reseller must disclose the number associated with the specific ticket being resold.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on March 24, 2015
Amendment offered by Rep. Sam Singh (D) on March 25, 2015
To ban using software primarily designed to interfere with an event sponsor's "equitable sale process".
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on March 25, 2015
Received in the Senate on March 26, 2015
Referred to the Senate Government Operations Committee on March 26, 2015

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