senate Bill S6962A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to ticket pricing

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2014 committed to rules
Jun 09, 2014 amended on third reading (t) 6962a
May 19, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 14, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 13, 2014 1st report cal.689
Apr 09, 2014 referred to investigations and government operations

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S6962 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Arts and Cultural Affairs Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§25.23 & 25.29, Arts & Cul L

S6962 - Summary

Relates to ticket pricing and extends certain provisions of the arts and cultural affairs law.

S6962 - Sponsor Memo

S6962 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6962

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 9, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MARCELLINO  -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Investigations  and
  Government Operations

AN ACT to amend the arts and cultural affairs law, in relation to ticket
  pricing,  and  to  amend chapter 704 of the laws of 1991, amending the
  arts and cultural affairs law and chapter 912  of  the  laws  of  1920
  relating to the regulation of boxing and wrestling relating to tickets
  to  places  of  entertainment,  and  chapter  151 of the laws of 2010,
  amending the arts and cultural affairs law relating to resale of tick-
  ets to places of entertainment, in relation to  extending  the  effec-
  tiveness of the provisions thereof

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

  Section 1. Section 25.23 of the arts  and  cultural  affairs  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  106  of  the  laws  of 2005, is amended to read as
follows:
  S 25.23. Posting of price lists; information  to  purchaser.    1.  In
every principal office or branch office, bureau, agency or sub-agency of
any licensee under this article, there shall be conspicuously posted and
at  all  times  displayed  a  price  list  showing the established price
charged by the operator of the place of entertainment for which a ticket
is being sold by such licensee, together with the price being charged by
such licensee for the resale of such ticket, so that all persons  visit-
ing  such  place  may  readily  see the same. The licensee shall also on
request furnish each purchaser of a ticket with a  receipt  showing  the
same information. Further, if the licensee conducts business through the
use  of  the  internet,  the  same price list, or hyperlink to the same,
shall be conspicuously displayed on the internet page on  which  tickets
are  accessed.  In  addition the licensee shall publish in a conspicuous
place, or hyperlink to on the internet a statement clearly detailing the
required guarantees required by section 25.07 of this article.
  2. THE ADVERTISED PRICE FOR ADMISSION SHALL INCLUDE THE  ENTIRE  PRICE
TO  BE  PAID  INCLUDING  CHARGES  AND  FEES,  ALTHOUGH  CHARGES AND FEES

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14519-02-4

S6962A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Arts and Cultural Affairs Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§25.23 & 25.29, Arts & Cul L

S6962A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to ticket pricing and extends certain provisions of the arts and cultural affairs law.

S6962A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6962A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6962--A
    Cal. No. 689

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 9, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MARCELLINO  -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Investigations  and
  Government  Operations  --  reported  favorably  from  said committee,
  ordered to first and  second  report,  ordered  to  a  third  reading,
  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,  retaining its place in the order of
  third reading

AN ACT to amend the arts and cultural affairs law, in relation to ticket
  pricing

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

  Section  1.  Section  25.23  of  the arts and cultural affairs law, as
amended by chapter 106 of the laws  of  2005,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  S 25.23. Posting  of  price  lists;  information to purchaser.   1. In
every principal office or branch office, bureau, agency or sub-agency of
any licensee under this article, there shall be conspicuously posted and
at all times displayed  a  price  list  showing  the  established  price
charged by the operator of the place of entertainment for which a ticket
is being sold by such licensee, together with the price being charged by
such  licensee for the resale of such ticket, so that all persons visit-
ing such place may readily see the same.  The  licensee  shall  also  on
request  furnish  each  purchaser of a ticket with a receipt showing the
same information. Further, if the licensee conducts business through the
use of the internet, the same price list,  or  hyperlink  to  the  same,
shall  be  conspicuously displayed on the internet page on which tickets
are accessed. In addition the licensee shall publish  in  a  conspicuous
place, or hyperlink to on the internet a statement clearly detailing the
required guarantees required by section 25.07 of this article.
  2.    THE  PRICE  OF  ADMISSION  DISCLOSED AT THE INITIATION OF A SALE
(INCLUDING FACE-TO-FACE TRANSACTIONS) SHALL INCLUDE THE ENTIRE PRICE  TO
BE PAID INCLUSIVE OF ALL SERVICE CHARGES AND FEES, ALTHOUGH SUCH CHARGES
AND FEES INCLUDED WITHIN THE ENTIRE PRICE MAY BE DESCRIBED SEPARATELY OR
THROUGH  LINKS THAT DISPLAY THE COMPONENTS OF THE ENTIRE PRICE. DELIVERY

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

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