Oklahoma House passes professional sporting event ticket fee
May 3, 2017
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Legislation that imposes a fee on tickets for Oklahoma City Thunder games and other professional sporting events has been approved by the Oklahoma House.
The House voted 69-20 for the measure Tuesday and sent it to the Senate for consideration.
The bill by Republican Rep. Leslie Osborne of Mustang imposes a $1 fee on the sale of tickets of less than $50 and $2 for tickets of $50 or more. Professional sporting events covered by the measure include hockey, baseball, basketball, football, arena football and soccer.
Osborn says the bill will raise an estimated $2.6 millio...