Florida Senate - 2022                                    SB 1316
       By Senator Hooper
       16-01191-22                                           20221316__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to resale of tickets; amending s.
    3         817.36, F.S.; providing that certain tickets may be
    4         sold as nontransferable tickets only under certain
    5         circumstances; providing exceptions; defining the term
    6         “nontransferable ticket”; prohibiting the original
    7         ticket seller from taking certain actions against a
    8         person who purchases or resells a ticket; providing an
    9         effective date.
   11  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   13         Section 1.  Present subsections (1) through (5) of section
   14  817.36, Florida Statutes, are redesignated as subsections (2)
   15  through (6), respectively, present subsection (6) of that
   16  section is redesignated as new subsection (1), and subsections
   17  (7) and (8) are added to that section, to read:
   18         817.36 Resale of tickets.—
   19         (7)Other than a ticket identified in paragraph (2)(a),
   20  paragraph (2)(b), or paragraph (2)(c), any ticket may be sold as
   21  a nontransferable ticket only if, at the time of sale, the
   22  original ticket seller offers the option, prominently displayed,
   23  to purchase the same ticket with no limit on transferability. As
   24  used in this subsection, the term “nontransferable ticket” means
   25  a ticket that:
   26         (a)May not be given away or resold in a method of the
   27  ticketholder’s choosing; or
   28         (b)Requires the ticketholder and the purchaser to
   29  facilitate the exchange exclusively through an application
   30  program operated by the original ticket seller.
   31         (8)The original ticket seller may not penalize,
   32  discriminate against, or deny access to an event to a person who
   33  purchases or resells a ticket in a manner authorized by this
   34  section.
   35         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2022.