Illegal software, ticket sales; penalty. (HB2313)

Introduced By

Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Illegal software, ticket sales; penalty. Punishes the intentional use of or selling of software to circumvent an equitable ticket-buying process on a ticket seller's website as a Class 1 misdemeanor. The bill also clarifies the definition of "without authority" in the Computer Crimes Act and the definition of "improper means" in the Uniform Trade Secrets Act and makes a violation of the Uniform Trade Secrets Act a prohibited practice under the Consumer Protection Act. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 091528340
01/14/2009Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/20/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2313)
01/20/2009Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/02/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
02/04/2009Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2009Committee substitute printed 090904588-H1
02/06/2009Read first time
02/08/2009Passed by for the day
02/09/2009Read second time
02/09/2009Committee substitute agreed to 090904588-H1
02/09/2009Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2313H1
02/10/2009Read third time and passed House (95-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/10/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (95-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/11/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2009Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/12/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2313H1)
02/16/2009Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2009Read third time
02/18/2009Reading of amendment waived
02/18/2009Committee amendment agreed to
02/18/2009Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/18/2009Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2009Placed on Calendar
02/20/2009Senate amendment agreed to by House (96-Y 0-N 2-A)
02/20/2009VOTE: --- ADOPTION (96-Y 0-N 2-A) (see vote tally)
02/25/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2313ER)
02/25/2009Signed by Speaker
02/26/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2313ER)
02/26/2009Signed by President
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 376 (effective 7/1/09)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0376)