Leadership / 10.03.18
Mich. House Votes to Repeal Ban Against Ticket Scalping
Original article published on Associated Press (10/03/18)
Michigan's House of Representatives last week voted to rescind the state's seldom enforced ban against scalping event tickets, as well as impose penalties for possessing "bot" software that interferes with ticket sale operations online. Ticket scalping in Michigan is a misdemeanor that carries a maximum 90-day jail sentence or a $500 fine. The rescission now goes before the state Senate, while a similar proposal to legalize ticket scalping was defeated in the Senate in 2014. The House approved the bill by a vote of 71 to 36.
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