1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Arts and Cultural Affairs
  4. Title G: Regulation of Sale of Theatre Tickets
  5. Article 25: Tickets to Places of Entertainment


Section 25.19 Posting of license or certificate

Arts and Cultural Affairs (ACA)

Immediately upon the receipt of the license or certificate issued pursuant to this article by the secretary of state, the licensee named therein shall cause such license to be posted and at all times displayed in a conspicuous place in the principal office of such business for which it is issued, and shall cause the certificate for each branch office, bureau, agency or sub-agency to be posted and at all times displayed in a conspicuous place in such branch office, bureau, agency or sub-agency for which it is issued, so that all persons visiting such principal office, branch office, bureau, agency or sub-agency may readily see the same, and if such licensee does business on the internet, including via a retail ticket purchasing platform, to provide a license number displayed in a conspicuous manner or a hyperlink displayed in a conspicuous manner to a scanned copy of such license. Such license or certificate shall at all reasonable times be subject to inspection by the secretary of state or his or her authorized inspectors. It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, partnership or corporation holding such license or certificate to post such license or certificate or to permit such certificate to be posted upon premises other than those described therein or to which it has been transferred pursuant to the provisions of this article or unlawfully to alter, deface or destroy any such license or certificate. For purposes of this section, the term "retail ticket purchasing platform" shall mean a retail ticket purchasing website, application, phone system, or other technology platform used to sell tickets.

  * NB Effective until July 1, 2021

  * § 25.19. Posting of price lists; information to purchaser. 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 price charged by the person, firm or corporation owning, operating or controlling the theatre, place of amusement or entertainment, or the place where the public exhibition, game, contest or performance 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 visiting 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.

  * NB Effective July 1, 2021