VA HB1857 | 2023 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on March 23 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-03-23 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0304)
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


Internet ticketing platforms and resellers; deceptive trade practices. Prohibits an Internet ticketing platform or reseller, as defined in the bill, from using or displaying any trademarked or copyrighted URL or other mark or symbol of an operator, a rights holder, or a primary ticket provider without the consent of such operator, rights holder, or ticket provider and prohibits the use or display of text, images, website graphics, website display, or website addresses substantially similar to an operator's website in a manner that could reasonably be expected to mislead a potential purchaser. A violation of the provisions of the bill constitutes a prohibited practice under the Virginia Consumer Protection Act.

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Ticket resale; deceptive trade practices prohibited, definitions.


Roll Calls

2023-02-20 - Senate - Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-02-17 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (Y: 37 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2023-02-15 - Senate - Senate: Reported from General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N) (Y: 15 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-02-06 - House - House: VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N) (Y: 100 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-01-31 - House - House: Reported from Commerce and Energy with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (Y: 21 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2023-01-24 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 1-N) (Y: 7 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2023-03-23 Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0304)
2023-03-23 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 304 (effective 7/1/23)
2023-03-02 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 27, 2023
2023-03-02HouseEnrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 2, 2023
2023-02-25SenateSigned by President
2023-02-23HouseSigned by Speaker
2023-02-23HouseBill text as passed House and Senate (HB1857ER)
2023-02-20SenatePassed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
2023-02-20SenateRead third time
2023-02-17SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N)
2023-02-15SenateReported from General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N)
2023-02-07SenateReferred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
2023-02-07SenateConstitutional reading dispensed
2023-02-06HouseVOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N)
2023-02-06HouseRead third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
2023-02-03HouseEngrossed by House - committee substitute HB1857H1
2023-02-03HouseCommittee substitute agreed to 23106056D-H1
2023-02-03HouseRead second time
2023-02-02HouseRead first time
2023-01-31HouseCommittee substitute printed 23106056D-H1
2023-01-31HouseReported from Commerce and Energy with substitute (21-Y 0-N)
2023-01-24HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 1-N)
2023-01-19HouseAssigned sub: Subcommittee #1
2023-01-10HouseReferred to Committee on Commerce and Energy
2023-01-10HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/23 23104118D

Same As/Similar To

SB1249 (Same As) 2023-03-23 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0305)
SB1249 (Same As) 2023-03-23 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0305)


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
591200(n/a)See Bill Text
591466.5(n/a)See Bill Text
591466.8(n/a)See Bill Text

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Bill Comments