Businesses and Professions

Shows and Exhibitions

SECTION 5-22-26

§ 5-22-26. Ticket speculators.

No person shall sell, offer for sale, or attempt to sell any ticket, privilege, or license of admission to an entertainment event, including, but not limited to, any place of public amusement, arena, stadium, theatre, performance, sport, exhibition, or athletic contest in this state at a price greater than the price, including tax, printed on the ticket, and a reasonable service charge for services actually rendered not to exceed three dollars ($3.00) or ten percent (10%) of the price printed on the ticket, whichever is greater. The owner or operator of the property on which an entertainment event is to be held or is being held may authorize, in writing, any person to sell a ticket, privilege, or license of admission at a price in excess of that authorized under this section. That writing shall specify the price for which the ticket, privilege, or license of admission is to be sold. Any person violating any provision of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be fined not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000) for each offense.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1984, ch. 394, § 1; P.L. 1986, ch. 205, § 1; P.L. 1988, ch. 599, § 1.)