senate Bill S2259

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the sale of certain tickets to theatres or places of amusement or entertainment

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Investigations And Government Operations Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 08, 2011 committee discharged and committed to investigations and government operations
Jan 18, 2011 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation

S2259 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Arts and Cultural Affairs Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง25.10, Arts & Cul L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S464

S2259 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the sale of tickets to theaters or places of amusement or entertainment where such tickets are available to the public at no charge; violations shall be punishable by $100 fine.

S2259 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2259 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  2259

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 18, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  KRUGER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism,
  Parks and Recreation

AN ACT to amend the arts  and  cultural  affairs  law,  in  relation  to
  prohibiting  the  sale of certain tickets of admission to theatres, or
  places of amusement or entertainment

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  The  arts and cultural affairs law is amended by adding a
new section 25.10 to read as follows:
  S 25.10. UNLAWFUL SALE OF CERTAIN TICKETS.  NO  PERSON,  FIRM,  CORPO-
RATION  OR  NOT-FOR-PROFIT  ORGANIZATION  SHALL  SELL,  OFFER TO SELL OR
SOLICIT THE SALE OF ANY TICKET OR OTHER EVIDENCE OF RIGHT OF ENTRY TO  A
THEATRE  OR  ANY  PLACE OF ENTERTAINMENT OR AMUSEMENT WHERE SUCH TICKETS
ARE AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC AT NO CHARGE. ANY VIOLATION OF THIS  SECTION
SHALL BE A MISDEMEANOR PUNISHABLE BY A FINE OF ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS.
  S  2.  This act shall take effect immediately; provided, however, that
the amendments to article 25 of title G of the arts and cultural affairs
law made by section one of this act shall not affect the repeal of  such
article and shall be deemed repealed therewith.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07110-01-1

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