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 Bill Status of HB5444  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  TICKET RESALE REFUNDS

House Sponsors
Rep. Michael J. Zalewski - Jay Hoffman

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/31/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
815 ILCS 414/1was 720 ILCS 375/1
815 ILCS 414/1.5was 720 ILCS 375/1.5
815 ILCS 414/1.7 new
815 ILCS 414/1.9 new
815 ILCS 414/2was 720 ILCS 375/2


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Ticket Sale and Resale Act. Revises the nomenclature used in the Act. Provides for the regulation of primary sellers and venues (rather than a theater, circus, baseball park, and place of public entertainment or amusement). Provides for resale marketplaces instead of Internet auction sites. Prohibits the restriction of the ability of a purchaser to resell tickets. Provides alternative refund provisions for primary sellers and resale marketplaces that include store credits, time limits, and discounts on future events. Adds a provision concerning refund alternatives for ticket order cancellations and postponements due to events caused by epidemics and pandemics. Changes penalties for violating the Act. Defines terms. Makes other changes.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/28/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  1/31/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/31/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/29/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jay Hoffman

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