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AB-472 Campsite reservations: securing an equitable process.(2021-2022)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.

 Section 22505.5 of the Business and Professions Code is amended to read:

22505.5.
 (a) Notwithstanding Section 22503.5, 22503.6, 22504, or 22511, it shall be unlawful for a person to intentionally use or sell software or services to circumvent a security measure, access control system, or other control or measure that is used to ensure an equitable ticket buying process for event attendees. attendees or an equitable campsite reservationmaking process for visitors. 
(b) For purposes of this section:
(1) ”Event attendee” means a person who purchases one or more tickets with the intent to attend the event for which the ticket or tickets are purchased. An event attendee does not include a ticket seller.
(2) (A)  “A control or measure that is used to ensure an equitable ticket buying process” includes limits on the number of tickets that a person can purchase.
(B) “A control or measure that is used to ensure an equitable campsite reservationmaking process” includes limits on the number of campsite reservations that a person can make.
(3) (A) “Campsite reservation” means a reservation for an outdoor recreation or camping venue, including, but not limited to, a state or local park.
(B) A “campsite reservation” includes park permits that are required for overnight access to an area or trail or required to engage in a specific recreational activity that are issued to a limited number of applicants, including, but not limited to, wilderness permits and backcountry permits.
(4) “Visitor” means a person who makes a campsite reservation with the intent to visit the outdoor recreation or camping venue for which the reservation is made.
SEC. 2.
 No reimbursement is required by this act pursuant to Section 6 of Article XIII B of the California Constitution because the only costs that may be incurred by a local agency or school district will be incurred because this act creates a new crime or infraction, eliminates a crime or infraction, or changes the penalty for a crime or infraction, within the meaning of Section 17556 of the Government Code, or changes the definition of a crime within the meaning of Section 6 of Article XIII B of the California Constitution.