senate Bill S571

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Limits the re-sale price of tickets to charitable events and criminalizing violations of the limitation

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to investigations and government operations
Jan 07, 2015 referred to investigations and government operations

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S571 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8508
Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Arts and Cultural Affairs Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง25.06, Arts & Cul L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S838, A9637
2017-2018: S1848, S7011, A4612
2019-2020: S2003, A7039

S571 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Limits the re-sale price of tickets to charitable events and criminalizes violations of the limitation.

S571 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S571 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   571

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the arts and cultural affairs law, in relation to limit-
  ing the re-sale price of tickets to charitable events and  criminaliz-
  ing violations of the limitation

  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 25.06 to read as follows:
  S  25.06. TICKET SPECULATORS; CHARITABLE OR NOT-FOR-PROFIT EVENTS.  1.
EVERY OPERATOR OF A PLACE OF ENTERTAINMENT SHALL, IF A PRICE BE  CHARGED
FOR   ADMISSION  THERETO  FOR  ENTERTAINMENT  DEDICATED  TO  CHARITY  OR
NOT-FOR-PROFIT CAUSE, PRINT OR ENDORSE ON THE FACE OF EACH  SUCH  TICKET
THE  ESTABLISHED  PRICE,  OR  THE FINAL AUCTION PRICE IF SUCH TICKET WAS
SOLD OR RESOLD BY AUCTION THROUGH THE OPERATOR OR ITS AGENT.  EACH  SUCH
OPERATOR  SHALL ALSO BE REQUIRED TO PRINT OR ENDORSE ON EACH TICKET THAT
THE ESTABLISHED PRICE IS THE MAXIMUM PRICE AT WHICH SUCH TICKET OR OTHER
EVIDENCE OF THE RIGHT OF ENTRY MAY BE RESOLD OR OFFERED FOR RESALE IF AN
EVENT GENERATES TICKET SALES REVENUE DEDICATED TO A CHARITY OR  NOT-FOR-
PROFIT  CAUSE.  IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON, FIRM OR CORPORATION
TO RESELL OR OFFER TO RESELL ANY TICKET OR OTHER EVIDENCE  OF  RIGHT  OF
ENTRY  TO  ANY  PLACE OF ENTERTAINMENT IF AN EVENT GENERATES TICKET SALE
REVENUE DEDICATED TO A CHARITY OR NOT-FOR-PROFIT CAUSE FOR MORE THAN THE
ESTABLISHED PRICE.
  2. A. ANY PERSON, FIRM OR CORPORATION WHICH, IN VIOLATION OF  SUBDIVI-
SION  ONE  OF  THIS  SECTION, UNLAWFULLY RESELLS, OR OFFERS TO RESELL, A
TICKET TO AN EVENT THAT GENERATES TICKET SALE  REVENUE  DEDICATED  TO  A
CHARITY  OR  NOT-FOR-PROFIT  CAUSE  AT  A PRICE THAT EXCEEDS THE MAXIMUM
PRICE AT WHICH SUCH TICKET MAY BE RESOLD OR OFFERED FOR RESALE SHALL  BE

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

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