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HB 6007 - Alcohol Law Amendments - Key Vote

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NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Alcohol Law Amendments

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (73-30) - (Key vote)

Title: Alcohol Law Amendments

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that authorizes the sale of alcohol between 7 a.m. on Sunday and 2 a.m. on Monday.

Highlights:
-Authorizes the sale of alcohol between 7 a.m. on Sunday and 2 a.m. on Monday, subject to conditions including, but not limited to, the following (Secs. 1111, 1113-1114):
    -Local communities may vote to prohibit the sale of alcohol during these hours through local legislative action or through a question appearing on the ballot of the next regular state election; and -An alcohol license holder that chooses to sell alcohol during these hours must obtain a permit and pay an annual fee of $160.
-Specifies that additional revenue from the $160 fee not appropriated for programs for the treatment of alcohol abuse will go to the general fund (Secs. 543, 1115). -Authorizes the sale of alcohol until midnight on December 24 and after noon on December 25 (Sec. 1113). -Authorizes a wine maker to conduct and charge for wine tastings of wines made on the premises, as long as the wine maker receives prior written approval from the liquor control commission (Sec. 537). -Authorizes a seller, manufacturer, or distributor of beer or wine, who does not hold a license allowing for the consumption of alcohol, to conduct beer and wine tastings on the licensed premises of a specially designated distributor or merchant subject to the following conditions (Sec. 537):
    -The samples are provided free of charge to the consumer; -The samples do not exceed 3 servings of 3 ounces per serving, or a total of 9 ounces within a 24-hour period; -An annual beer and wine tasting permit approved by the liquor control commission has been obtained; and -The liquor control commission is given written notification of the event’s date, time, and location at least 10 business days prior to the event.
-Authorizes a brandy manufacturer or small distiller to conduct tastings of and sell its brandy or spirits at a location other than the premises where the brandy or spirits are manufactured, subject to the following conditions (Sec. 537):
    -The manufacturer or distiller has obtained prior written approval from the liquor control commission; -The location where the tastings occur conforms to local and state sanitation requirements; -Payment of a $100 fee per location is made to the liquor control commission; and -The tastings take place within the legal hours for selling alcohol.
-Authorizes a vendor or manufacturer of spirits to conduct a sampling event subject to conditions that include, but are not limited to, the following (Sec. 1027):
    -The samples are provided free of charge to the consumer; -The event host has submitted a completed application to the liquor control commission; -The liquor control commission is given written notification of the event’s date, time, and location at least 10 business days prior to the event; -Spirits vendors and manufacturers are limited to 3 sampling events per location per month; and -Each consumer is limited to 3 samples, which may total no more than 1/3 ounce of distilled spirits per serving.
-Authorizes the liquor control commission to issue a permit authorizing caterers to sell, deliver, and serve spirits, subject to a 1-time application fee of $70 and a permit fee of $300 (Sec. 545). -Classifies all alcohol license holders as a supplier, a wholesaler, or a retailer (Sec. 603). -Prohibits the following, beginning November 1, 2010 (Sec. 603):
    -A retailer holding, directly or indirectly, a license as a wholesaler or supplier; -A wholesaler holding, directly or indirectly, a license as a retailer or supplier; and -A supplier holding, directly or indirectly, a license as a wholesaler or retailer.
-Prohibits a manufacturer, seller, or distributor of wine from granting the right to sell a specified brand in a sales territory to more than 1 wine wholesaler (Sec. 205). -This is a substitute bill sponsored by the Senate Committee on Economic Development and Regulatory Reform.
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (25-13) - (Key vote)

Title: Alcohol Law Amendments

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes the sale of alcohol between 7 a.m. on Sunday and 2 a.m. on Monday.

Highlights:
-Authorizes the sale of alcohol between 7 a.m. on Sunday and 2 a.m. on Monday, subject to conditions including, but not limited to, the following (Secs. 1111, 1113-1114):
    -Local communities may vote to prohibit the sale of alcohol during these hours through local legislative action or through a question appearing on the ballot of the next regular state election; and -An alcohol license holder that chooses to sell alcohol during these hours must obtain a permit and pay an annual fee of $160.
-Specifies that additional revenue from the $160 fee not appropriated for programs for the treatment of alcohol abuse will go to the general fund (Secs. 543, 1115). -Authorizes the sale of alcohol until midnight on December 24 and after noon on December 25 (Sec. 1113). -Authorizes a wine maker to conduct and charge for wine tastings of wines made on the premises, as long as the wine maker receives prior written approval from the liquor control commission (Sec. 537). -Authorizes a seller, manufacturer, or distributor of beer or wine, who does not hold a license allowing for the consumption of alcohol, to conduct beer and wine tastings on the licensed premises of a specially designated distributor or merchant subject to the following conditions (Sec. 537):
    -The samples are provided free of charge to the consumer; -The samples do not exceed 3 servings of 3 ounces per serving, or a total of 9 ounces within a 24-hour period; -An annual beer and wine tasting permit approved by the liquor control commission has been obtained; and -The liquor control commission is given written notification of the event’s date, time, and location at least 10 business days prior to the event.
-Authorizes a brandy manufacturer or small distiller to conduct tastings of and sell its brandy or spirits at a location other than the premises where the brandy or spirits are manufactured, subject to the following conditions (Sec. 537):
    -The manufacturer or distiller has obtained prior written approval from the liquor control commission; -The location where the tastings occur conforms to local and state sanitation requirements; -Payment of a $100 fee per location is made to the liquor control commission; and -The tastings take place within the legal hours for selling alcohol.
-Authorizes a vendor or manufacturer of spirits to conduct a sampling event subject to conditions that include, but are not limited to, the following (Sec. 1027):
    -The samples are provided free of charge to the consumer; -The event host has submitted a completed application to the liquor control commission; -The liquor control commission is given written notification of the event’s date, time, and location at least 10 business days prior to the event; -Spirits vendors and manufacturers are limited to 3 sampling events per location per month; and -Each consumer is limited to 3 samples, which may total no more than 1/3 ounce of distilled spirits per serving.
-Authorizes the liquor control commission to issue a permit authorizing caterers to sell, deliver, and serve spirits, subject to a 1-time application fee of $70 and a permit fee of $300 (Sec. 545). -Classifies all alcohol license holders as a supplier, a wholesaler, or a retailer (Sec. 603). -Prohibits the following, beginning November 1, 2010 (Sec. 603):
    -A retailer holding, directly or indirectly, a license as a wholesaler or supplier; -A wholesaler holding, directly or indirectly, a license as a retailer or supplier; and -A supplier holding, directly or indirectly, a license as a wholesaler or retailer.
-Prohibits a manufacturer, seller, or distributor of wine from granting the right to sell a specified brand in a sales territory to more than 1 wine wholesaler (Sec. 205). -This is a substitute bill sponsored by the Senate Committee on Economic Development and Regulatory Reform.
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (92-15) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Alcohol Law Amendments

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