April 13, 2024

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Bill to Protect Tickets From Scalpers Awaits Governor’s Signature

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One of life’s big disappointments: discovering that the tickets are gone for a concert you’ve been anticipating…and they just went on sale that morning. Even when you have a timer set for the minute tickets become available, chances are you may miss out on snagging them for such popular acts as Taylor Swift, Bruce Springsteen, Billy Strings and Widespread Panic. And as Swifties and Dead & Co, fans have found out, the resale options are often beyond unaffordable.

In order to rein in the resale market, the Colorado Legislature passed SB23-060, which is now awaiting Governor Jared Polis’s signature. The Consumer Protection in Event Ticketing Sales bill would amend “consumer protection law regarding ticket sales and resales for events,” according to its summary.

The bill aims to protect…

Emily Ferguson

2023-05-15 12:13:00

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