S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
I N S E N A T E
May 5, 2010
Introduced by Sen. C. JOHNSON -- read twice and ordered printed, and
when printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and
AN ACT to amend the alcoholic beverage control law, in relation to the
registration fee for kegs; and to amend chapter 192 of the laws of
2003 amending the alcoholic beverage control law relating to the
registration of kegs, in relation to extending the provisions of such
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Subdivision 5 of section 105-c of the alcoholic beverage
control law, as amended by chapter 632 of the laws of 2008, is amended
to read as follows:
5. Upon the retail sale of beer by the keg for off-premises consump-
tion, the retail licensee shall collect a [fifty] TWENTY-FIVE dollar
registration deposit on each keg of beer purchased. The registration
deposit shall be collected in addition to the purchase price of the
beer, taxes thereon and any other deposit collected by the licensee.
Upon the return of a keg to such licensee with the identification label
or tag intact, the registration deposit shall be returned to the
purchaser and the retail licensee shall remove such label or tag from
each such keg. The registration deposit on each keg returned without the
identification label or tag required by this section shall be forfeited
to the retail licensee. The registration deposit upon any keg not
returned to the retail licensee within ninety days of the date of
purchase shall also be forfeited to the retail licensee.
S 2. Section 2 of chapter 192 of the laws of 2003, amending the alco-
holic beverage control law relating to the registration of kegs, as
amended by chapter 316 of the laws of 2009, is amended to read as
S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it shall have become a law and shall expire and be deemed repealed
November 22,  2011.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.
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S 3. This act shall take effect immediately, provided that the amend-
ment to section 105-c of the alcoholic beverage control law made by
section one of this act shall not affect the repeal of such section and
shall be deemed repealed therewith.