H.R.4995 - Ticket Fee Disclosure Act of 1994103rd Congress (1993-1994)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Dingell, John D. [D-MI-16] (Introduced 08/19/1994)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||09/29/1994 Subcommittee Hearings Held.|
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Summary: H.R.4995 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (08/19/1994)
Ticket Fee Disclosure Act of 1994 - Prohibits any seller or reseller (including any ticket broker) of entertainment or sporting event tickets from failing to: (1) disclose to a purchaser of such a ticket, prior to purchase, any fee, charge, or assessment (other than a tax or other levy imposed pursuant to Federal, State, or local law) to be imposed in excess of the face amount of the ticket; and (2) have the amount of any such cost imprinted on the ticket or on a receipt evidencing any such ticket sale.
Directs that such provision be enforced by the Federal Trade Commission under the Federal Trade Commission Act (FTCA). Treats any violation of such provision as a violation of a rule under the FTCA regarding unfair or deceptive acts or practices.
Authorizes State attorneys general to bring civil actions on behalf of their residents whenever they believe that the interests of such residents have been or are being threatened or adversely affected because of an act or practice in violation of such provision.