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SF 3139

2nd Engrossment - 85th Legislature (2007 - 2008) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

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A bill for an act
relating to crime; establishing offense related to interfering with Internet ticket
sales; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

new text begin [609.806] INTERFERING WITH INTERNET TICKET SALES.
new text end

new text begin (a) A person who intentionally uses or sells software to circumvent on a ticket
seller's Web site a security measure, an access control system, or a control or measure that
is used to ensure an equitable ticket buying process, is guilty of a misdemeanor.
new text end

new text begin (b) For the purposes of this section, "software" means computer programs that are
primarily designed or produced for the purpose of interfering with the operation of any
person or entity that sells, over the Internet, tickets of admission to a sporting event,
theater, musical performance, or place of public entertainment or amusement of any kind.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective August 1, 2008, and applies to
offenses committed on or after that date.
new text end