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      RS 51:463     



§463.  Sports trading card games

A.  No individual or other entity shall offer or require, or attempt to offer or require, any person to pay any consideration or venture any money, including but not limited to the payment of a handling fee or charge, or postage and handling fee or charge, in order to participate in an activity whereby such person sends, gives, or redeems a sports trading card to such individual or entity with the understanding that the person shall receive or have a chance to win a designated prize or prizes.

B.(1)  "Sports trading card" means any card produced for use in commerce that contains a company name or logo, or both, and an image, representation, or facsimile of one or more players of a sport or other sport team member or members in any pose.

(2)  The cost of mailing the sports trading card shall not be considered a venture of money.

C.  Any violation of this Section shall constitute an unfair method of competition and an unfair or deceptive act or practice as provided for in R.S. 51:1405 and shall be subject to the enforcement provisions of the Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law of Chapter 13 of this Title, R.S. 51:1401 et seq.

Acts 1999, No. 683, §1.

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