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HB 228 - Amends Liquor Licensing Laws - Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Amends Liquor Licensing Laws

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (57-16) - (Key vote)

Title: Amends Liquor Licensing Laws

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that amends liquor licensing laws.

Highlights:
  • Establishes the “master full-service restaurant license” and “master limited-service restaurant license” for the storage, sale, offer for sale, furnishing, consumption, and distribution of an alcoholic product on the premises of multiple locations of the license holder’s restaurants (Secs. 7 & 8).
  • Authorizes the Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission to issue master full-service and master limited-service restaurant licenses to individuals in the following circumstances (Secs. 7 & 8):
    • The restaurant license includes at least 5 restaurant locations;
    • The individual owns each of the restaurants; and
    • The individual establishes that each restaurant separately meets all requirements of either a full-service or limited-service restaurant.
  • Specifies that the initial license fee for a master full-service restaurant license is $10,000 and the initial license fee for a master limited-service restaurant license is $5,000 (Secs. 7 & 8). 
  • Specifies that provisions regarding the transferability of retail licenses are not applicable to master full-service and master-limited restaurant licenses (Sec. 10).  
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (26-2) -
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Failed (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (25-1) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (63-11) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Amends Liquor Licensing Laws

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