Ticket scalping; locality may issue an ordinance providing that it is unlawful. (SB576)

Introduced By

Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Ticket scalping ordinances. Provides that a locality may issue an ordinance providing that it is unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to resell for more than the (i) actual retail price or (ii) the price shown on the face, if any, any ticket for admission to any sporting event, theatrical production, lecture, motion picture or any other event open to the public. Currently, a locality may prohibit reselling such a ticket at a "profit." Amends § 15.2-969, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 061114408
01/11/2006Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/31/2006Reported from Local Government (10-Y 3-N)
02/02/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/02/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
02/03/2006Read second time and engrossed
02/06/2006Read third time and passed Senate (32-Y 8-N)
02/06/2006VOTE: (32-Y 8-N)
02/06/2006Communicated to House
02/13/2006Placed on Calendar
02/13/2006Read first time
02/13/2006Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/20/2006Referred from Counties, Cities and Towns
02/20/2006Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
03/06/2006Left in Courts of Justice