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HB 5021 - Authorizes the Sale of Alcohol on Sundays and Certain Holidays - Key Vote

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Elissa Wright voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Authorizes the Sale of Alcohol on Sundays and Certain Holidays

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (28-6) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes the Sale of Alcohol on Sundays and Certain Holidays

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes the sale of alcohol on Sundays and certain holidays, effective July 1, 2012.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes businesses operating under a package store, drug store, casino, or manufacture permit for beer and brew pubs, or a grocery store beer permit to sell alcohol on the following days, whereas existing law did not allow alcohol sales on these days (Sec. 10):
    • Sundays;
    • Decoration Day;
    • Independence Day; 
    • Labor Day; and
    • The Monday following Independence Day, Christmas Day, or New Year's Day if any of those holidays fall on a Sunday.
  • Prohibits the sale of alcohol on Sundays before 10:00 am or after 5:00 pm (Sec. 10).
  • Authorizes retailers to sell 1 beer item or 1 alcoholic liquor item below cost each month, provided that the item is not sold at a price that is less than 90 percent of the item's cost to the retailer (Sec. 12).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (116-27) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes the Sale of Alcohol on Sundays and Certain Holidays

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes the sale of alcohol on Sundays and certain holidays, effective July 1, 2012.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes businesses operating under a package store, drug store, casino, or manufacture permit for beer and brew pubs, or a grocery store beer permit to sell alcohol on the following days, whereas existing law did not allow alcohol sales on these days (Sec. 10):
    • Sundays;
    • Decoration Day;
    • Independence Day; 
    • Labor Day; and
    • The Monday following Independence Day, Christmas Day, or New Year's Day if any of those holidays fall on a Sunday.
  • Prohibits the sale of alcohol on Sundays before 10:00 am or after 5:00 pm (Sec. 10).
  • Authorizes retailers to sell 1 beer item or 1 alcoholic liquor item below cost each month, provided that the item is not sold at a price that is less than 90 percent of the item's cost to the retailer (Sec. 12).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Authorizes the Sale of Alcohol on Sundays and Certain Holidays

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