as amended, Pan. Ticket
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Existing law provides a comprehensive scheme for the regulation of ticket sellers and, among other things, requires ticket sellers, as defined, to have a permanent business address from which tickets may only be sold, to include that address in advertisements, and to be licensed, as specified.end delete
This bill would make technical, nonsubstantive changes to that provision.end delete
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State-mandated local program: begin deleteno end delete.
The people of the State of California do enact as follows:
Section 22500 of the Business and Professions
29Code is amended to read:
(a) A ticket seller shall have a permanent business
31address from which tickets may only be sold and that address shall
32be included in any advertisement or solicitation, and shall be duly
33licensed as may be required by a local jurisdiction.
34(b) A violation of this section shall constitute a misdemeanor
35punishable by imprisonment in a county jail not exceeding six
36months, or by fine not exceeding two thousand five hundred dollars
37($2,500), or by both.
person who engages, has engaged, or proposes to engage
39in a violation of this section shall be liable for a civil penalty not
40to exceed two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500) for each
P8 1violation, which may be assessed and recovered in a civil action
2brought in the name of the people of the State of California by the
3Attorney General, or a district attorney, or a city attorney of a city
4having a population in excess of 750,000, and, with the consent
5of the district attorney, by a city prosecutor in any city, county, or
6city and county having a full-time prosecutor in any court of
7competent jurisdiction. Payment of the civil penalty shall be made
8pursuant to the provisions of subdivision (b) of Section 17206. For
9the purposes of this section, each ticket sold or offered for sale in
10violation of this section shall constitute a separate violation. The
11remedies provided by this section are cumulative to each other and
12to the remedies or penalties available under all of the other laws
13of this state.