Bill S7012-2013

Extends certain provisions of law relating to the resale of tickets to places of entertainment through May 14, 2015

Extends certain provisions of law relating to the resale of tickets to places of entertainment through May 14, 2015.

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Actions

  • May 7, 2014: SUBSTITUTED BY A8727A
  • May 5, 2014: ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • Apr 30, 2014: 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • Apr 29, 2014: 1ST REPORT CAL.434
  • Apr 11, 2014: REFERRED TO INVESTIGATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS

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Votes

VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Investigations and Government Operations - Apr 29, 2014
Ayes (7): Marcellino, Carlucci, Golden, Nozzolio, O'Mara, Zeldin, Hoylman
Nays (2): Diaz, Squadron

Memo

BILL NUMBER:S7012

TITLE OF BILL: An act 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 matches relating to tickets to places of entertainment; and to amend chapter 151 of the laws of 2010, amending the arts and cultural affairs law relating to resale of tickets to places of entertainment, in relation to extending the effectiveness of the provisions thereof

PURPOSE:

To extend the existing statue on the resale of tickets.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

This legislation would extend the present law on the resale of tickets for an additional year until May 14, 2015.

JUSTIFICATION:

In the 2010 legislative session, significant changes were made to the law on the sale and resale of tickets to places of entertainment. As the market evolves ensuring the protection of consumers and their rights becomes increasingly important. This legislation allows for additional time to fully understand the effects these regulatory chances and new technologies will have on industry and consumers alike by extending the current provisions until May 14, 2015.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

New Bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

This act shall take effect immediately.


Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 7012 IN SENATE April 11, 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 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 matches relating to tickets to places of entertainment; and to amend 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 4 of chapter 704 of the laws of 1991, amending the arts and cultural affairs law and chapter 912 of the laws of 1920 relat- ing to the regulation of boxing and wrestling matches relating to tick- ets to places of entertainment, as amended by chapter 28 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows: S 4. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall have become a law, provided, chapter 61 of the laws of 2007 shall not take effect with respect to the issuance of licenses or certificates under this article by the secretary of state or department of state until January 1, 2008 and regulation under this article by the commis- sioners of licenses of the political subdivisions of the state shall continue through December 31, 2007, and shall remain in full force and effect only until and including May 14, [2014] 2015 when such act shall be repealed and when, notwithstanding any other provision of law, the provisions of article 25 of title G of the arts and cultural affairs law, repealed by such act, shall be reinstituted; provided further that section 25.11 of the arts and cultural affairs law, as added by section one of this act, shall survive such repeal date. Provided, however, the printing on tickets required pursuant to sections 25.07 and 25.08 of article 25 of the arts and cultural affairs law, as added by this act, shall not apply to tickets printed prior to enactment of such article so long as notice of the higher maximum premium price and prohibition of
sales within one thousand five hundred feet from the physical structure of the place of entertainment, where applicable, is prominently displayed at the point of sale and at such place of entertainment. S 2. Section 11 of chapter 151 of the laws of 2010, amending the arts and cultural affairs law relating to resale of tickets to places of entertainment, as amended by chapter 28 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows: S 11. Notwithstanding the provisions of article 5 of the general construction law, if this act shall take effect after May 15, 2010, the provisions of article 25 of the arts and cultural affairs law, except section 25.11 are hereby revived and shall continue in full force and effect as they existed on May 15, 2010 through May 14, [2014] 2015, when upon such date such provisions shall expire and be deemed repealed. S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

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