Date of enactment: April 7, 2004
2003 Assembly Bill 556 Date of publication*: April 21, 2004
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes 2001-02 : Effective date of acts. "Every act and every portion of an act enacted by the legislature over the governor's partial veto which does not expressly prescribe the time when it takes effect shall take effect on the day after its date of publication as designated" by the secretary of state [the date of publication may not be more than 10 working days after the date of enactment].
An Act to create 66.0410 of the statutes; relating to: regulating the resale of tickets to entertainment or sporting events.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
191,1 Section 1. 66.0410 of the statutes is created to read:
66.0410 Local regulation of ticket reselling. (1) Definitions. In this section:
(a) "Political subdivision" means a city, village, town, or county.
(b) "Ticket" means a ticket that is sold to an entertainment or sporting event.
(2) Reselling of tickets. (a) A political subdivision may not enact an ordinance or adopt a resolution and the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System may not promulgate a rule or adopt a resolution prohibiting the resale of any ticket for an amount that is equal to or less than the ticket's face value.
(b) If a political subdivision or the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System has in effect on the effective date of this subsection .... [revisor inserts date] an ordinance, rule, or resolution that is inconsistent with par. (a), the ordinance, rule, or resolution does not apply and may not be enforced.