2011 Missouri Revised Statutes
TITLE XXVI TRADE AND COMMERCE
Chapter 407 Merchandising Practices
Section 407.353. Blind bidding of motion pictures prohibited, when--distributors required to give notice of trade screening.
Blind bidding of motion pictures prohibited, when--distributors required to give notice of trade screening.
407.353. 1. Blind bidding of more than two motion pictures in any twelve-month period in the state of Missouri by the aggregate of all distributors, or their subsidiary distributors or related companies, not previously exhibited within this state is hereby prohibited within this state. No bids shall be returnable, no negotiations for the exhibition or licensing of a motion picture shall take place, and no license agreement or any of its terms shall be agreed to for the exhibition of any motion picture within this state before the motion picture has been trade screened within this state.
2. Every distributor shall furnish to all exhibitors in this state reasonable and uniform notice of all trade screenings that are held within this state of motion pictures that he is distributing.
(L. 1982 S.B. 525 2)
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