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Bill calling for added protections for online ticket buyers advances in House

HF1989 would regulate how online ticket sellers, bulk ticket buyers and resellers operate with the aim of giving additional consumer protections to individual ticket buyers in the state. (Photo by Andrew VonBank)

Online ticket sales for Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour were such a disaster for consumers that Ticketmaster executives were grilled by U.S. senators on why thousands of “Swifties” waited online for hours before finally getting a chance to buy tickets — only to lose them when the site crashed.

Rep. Kelly Moller (DFL-Shoreview) was one of those.

She told the House Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Committee Tuesday those frustrations moved her to sponsor HF1989.

The bill would regulate how online ticket sellers, bulk ticket buyers and resellers operate aiming to give additional consumer protections to individual ticket buyers in the state.


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