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Lawmakers Consider Legaling Ticket Scaplig

February 9, 2000
By: Missy Shelton
State Capital Bureau

Ticket scalping will be legal if one Missouri lawmaker has his way.

Missy Shelton has more from Jefferson City.

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It's not uncommon to see people outside professional sports venues trying to sell tickets, sometimes at face value, sometimes at inflated prices.

It's illegal under Missouri law to sell a ticket for more than it's face value.

But Representative Jon Dolan of St Charles County is sponsoring legislation to change that.

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Contents: Jon Dolan says large ticket brokers are already selling tickets above face value.

No one spoke in opposition to the bill at a recent hearing.

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