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.2011 IL IN THE SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS (Docket No. 111127) THE CITY OF CHICAGO, Appellant, v. STUBHUB, INC., Appellee. Opinion filed October 6, 2011. JUSTICE THEIS delivered the judgment of the court, with opinion. Chief Justice Kilbride and Justices Freeman, Thomas, Garman, Karmeier, and Burke concurred in the judgment and opinion. OPINION This case comes before us on certification from the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. See Ill. S. Ct. R. (eff. Aug. 1, 1992). That court asked us to determine "whether municipalities may require electronic intermediaries to collect and remit amusement taxes on resold tickets." Our answer is no. BACKGROUND In 1923, the Illinois General Assembly passed the Ticket Scalping Act, which prohibited owners of public entertainment venues from selling admission tickets anywhere other than the venues' box offices. See 1923 Ill. Laws 322. In 1935, the legislature broadened that statute beyond venue owners, and outlawed the
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- contactCity: Springfield
- contactOrganization: Illinois Supreme Court
- contactPhoneNumber: 217-782-7821
- contactState: IL
- contactZipCode: 62701-1720
- dateCreated: 10 06 2011
- dateLastModified: 10 06 2011
- description: Justice Theis delivered the judgment of the court, with opinion. Chief Justice Kilbride and Justices Freeman, Thomas, Garman, Karmeier, and Burke concurred in the judgment and opinion. In this case, which came before the Illinois Supreme Court on a certified question, it was held that the City of Chicago went beyond its home rule powers in attempting to require electronic intermediaries to collect and remit amusement taxes on resold tickets.
- govType: State
- language: EN-English
- numberOrIssue: October 6
- originatorDepartment: Supreme Court
- originatorJurisdiction: Illinois
- originatorOffice: Illinois
- volumeOrYear: 2011