TRANSPORTATION TICKETS – REGULATING SALE OF.

This is Sec. 969. of the San Francisco Police Code, titled “TRANSPORTATION TICKETS – REGULATING SALE OF..” It is part of Article 13, titled “MISCELLANEOUS REGULATIONS FOR PROFESSIONS AND TRADES.” It contains 2 laws.

(a) It is hereby determined and declared that the price or charge for the sale, resale, purchase, or procurement by purchase or otherwise, within the City and County of San Francisco, of tickets, reservations or passenger accommodations, issued by any railroad, parlor or sleeping car owner or operator, steamship company, air line or bus line, is a matter affected with a public interest and subject to the supervision of the authorities of said City and County, for the purpose of safeguarding the public against fraud, extortion, exorbitant rates and similar abuses.

(b) It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to offer for sale, sell, resell, or cause to be sold, or resold; or to purchase, acquire or procure, either on his own behalf or on behalf of another, in the City and County of San Francisco, any ticket, reservation or passenger accommodation, issued by any railroad, parlor or sleeping car owner or operator, or steamship company, air line or bus line, at a price in excess of $1 over the established tariff charge therefor.

The term "established tariff charge" shall be the charge set forth in the tariff as published and filed by the railroad, parlor or sleeping car owner or operators, steamship company, air line or bus line, involved.

(c) Nothing in Sections 969 to 972, inclusive, of this Article contained shall be taken or deemed to authorize or approve the sale of such ticket, reservation or passenger accommodation by any railroad, parlor or sleeping car owner or operator, or steamship company, air line or bus line, or by any officer, agent or employee thereof, at other than the lawful tariff rates applicable thereto.

History

(Added by Ord. 3042, Series of 1939, App. 12/14/44)

§ 970.
REGULATIONS TO BE POSTED
§ 971.
PENALTY