THE MICHIGAN PENAL CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 328 of 1931
750.464 Sale of seats in places of public entertainment.
Sale of seats in places of public entertainment—It shall not be lawful for the proprietor, lessee or manager of any theatre, concert or lecture hall, or other place of public entertainment, to mark, or cause to be marked, any seat or seats in any theatre, concert or lecture hall, or other place of public entertainment, as sold, reserved or taken, unless the seat or seats so marked or designated shall have been actually sold or reserved, at least 1 hour prior to the time of beginning each performance, or entertainment in said theatre, concert or lecture hall, or place of public entertainment, and the purchase of reserved seats for the purpose of selling them is hereby prohibited. Any proprietor, lessee or manager, or other person who shall violate the provisions of this section, shall on conviction thereof, be fined not less than 1 dollar, and not more than 5 dollars, for every seat so marked, designated or purchased.
History: 1931, Act 328, Eff. Sept. 18, 1931
CL 1948, 750.464
Former Law: See sections 1 and 2 of Act 12 of 1877, being How., §§ 2089 and 2090; CL 1897, §§ 5466 and 5467; CL 1915, §§ 7150 and 7151; and CL 1929, §§ 8892 and 8893.
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