HB 1353: Ticket Sales
GENERAL BILL by Raulerson
Ticket Sales; Provides enhance criminal penalties for second & subsequent violations concerning fraudulent creation or possession of admission ticket; provides criminal penalties for persons who commit such violations involving more than specified number of admission tickets; defines terms; requires ticket brokers to register with DACS; requires ticket brokers and resale websites to make specified disclosures to prospective buyers; prohibits ticket brokers and retain websites from using website URLs containing trademarks without permission of holder; provides civil remedies; provides criminal penalties for violation relating to resale of tickets; provides enhanced criminal penalties for second or subsequent violations of provisions relating to resale of multiday or multievent tickets; provides that specified provisions do not affect initial sales of tickets, providing that admission ticket represents revocable license.
Last Action: 5/3/2013 House - Died in Appropriations Committee
Bill Text: PDF
Date Chamber Action 3/4/2013 House • Filed
3/5/2013 House • Introduced -HJ 129
3/8/2013 House • Referred to Business and Professional Regulation Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Regulatory Affairs Committee -HJ 213
3/18/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Business and Professional Regulation Subcommittee, 03/20/13, 1:00 pm, 12 HOB
3/20/2013 House • Favorable by Business and Professional Regulation Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -HJ 306
• Now in Appropriations Committee -HJ 306
3/26/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 03/28/13, 4:00 pm, Webster Hall --Not considered
5/3/2013 House • Died in Appropriations Committee
HB 1353, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/4/2013 at 5:58 PM
Bill Text: Analyses: Business and Professional Regulation Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 3/20/2013 (pdf)
Appropriations Committee (Post-Meeting) 3/27/2013 (pdf)
Related Bills (3)
Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills H 163 (c1) Ticket Sales Smith Compare Last Action: 5/3/2013 S Died in Commerce and Tourism
Location: In committee/council (CM)
S 394 (c1) Ticket Sales Hays Compare Last Action: 5/3/2013 S Died in Judiciary
Location: In committee/council (JU)
S 1652 Ticket Sales Garcia Compare Last Action: 5/3/2013 S Died in Commerce and Tourism
Location: In committee/council (CM)
Citations - Statutes (4)
Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help 817.355 Fraudulent creation or possession of admission ticket. Page 2 (pdf) 817.36 Resale of tickets. Page 3 (pdf) 817.361 Resale of multiday or multievent ticket. Page 8 (pdf) 817.362 Page 10 (pdf)
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