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ADMISSIONS AND DUES the proceeds of which inure wholly or partly to the benefit of any college or university (including any academy of the military or naval forces of the United States), any admissions all the proceeds of which inure (1) exclusively to the benefit of religious, educational, or chari- table institutions, societies, or organizations, societies for the preven- tion of cruelty to children or animals, or societies or organizations conducted for the sole purpose of maintaining symphony orchestras and receiving substantial support from voluntary contributions, or of improving any city, town, village, or other municipality, or of maintaining a cooperative or community center moving-picture thea- ter-if such admissions are not to wrestling matches, prize fights, or boxing, sparring, or other pugilistic matches or exhibitions and no part of the net earnings thereof inures to the benefit of any private stockholder or individual; or (2) exclusively to the benefit of per- sons in the military or naval forces of the United States; or (3) exclusively to the benefit of persons who have served in such forces and are in need; or (4) exclusively to the benefit of National Guard organizations, Reserve Officers' associations or organizations, posts or organizations of war veterans, or auxiliary units or societies of any such posts or organizations, if such posts, organizations, units, or societies are organized in the United States or any of its posses- sions, and if no part of their net earnings inures to the benefit of any private stockholder or individual; or (5) exclusively to the benefit of members of the police or fire department of any city, town, vil- lage, or other municipality, or the dependents or heirs of such members; or (b) AGRICULTURAL FAIRs.- Any admissions to agricultural fairs if no part of the net earnings thereof inures to the benefit of any stockholders or members of the association conducting the same, or admissions to any exhibit, entertainment, or other pay feature con- ducted by such association as part of any such fair-if the proceeds therefrom are used exclusively for the improvement, maintenance, and operation of such agricultural fairs; or (c) CERTAIN CONCERTS. -Any admissions to concerts conducted by a civic or community membership association if no part of the net earnings thereof inures to the benefit of any stockholders or members of such association. SEC. 1702. PRINTING OF PRICE ON TICKET. The price (exclusive of the tax to be paid by the person paying for admission) at which every admission ticket or card is sold shall be conspicuously and indelibly printed, stamped, or written on the face or back of that part of the ticket which is to be taken up by the management of the theater, opera, or other place of amusement, together with the name of the vendor if sold other than at the ticket office of the theater, opera, or other place of amusement. SEC. 1703. PENALTIES. (a) FAILURE TO PRINT CORRECT PRICE ON TICKET.- Whoever sells an admission ticket or card on which the name of the vendor and price is not printed, stamped, or written, as provided in section 1702, or at a price in excess of the price so printed, stamped, or written thereon, is guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be fined not more than $100. (b) CRoss REFERENCE.- For other penalties relating to admissions, see section 1718. SEC. 1704. ADMISSION DEFINED. The term "admission" as used in this chapter includes seats and tables, reserved or otherwise and other similar accommodations, and the charges made therefor. 191