|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to commerce, economic development and small business|
|Apr 05, 2011||notice of committee consideration - requested|
|Jan 05, 2011||referred to commerce, economic development and small business|
senate Bill S25
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S25 - Details
S25 - Summary
Relates to making the provisions governing liquor licenses consistent with respect to public interest factors.
S25 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S25 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the alcoholic beverage control law, in relation to making the provisions governing the various on-premises liquor licenses consistent with respect to public interest factors that may be considered by the state liquor authority when evaluating the merits of a license application PURPOSE: This bill would make consistent the factors that shall be considered by the state Liquor Authority (SLA) when determining whether public convenience and advantage, and the public interest will be promoted by the granting of any of the on-premises liquor licenses provided for in Article 5 of the Alcoholic Beverage control (ABC) Law. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Sections 1 through 4 of the bill would amend ABC Law §§ 64(6-a), 64-a, 64-b and 64-c to establish a consistent standard with respect to the factors that shall be considered by the SLA when determining whether public convenience and advantage, and the public interest will be promoted by the grant of a specific on-premises liquor license to a particular applicant. Section 5 of the bill would provide for an immediate effective date.
S25 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 25 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 5, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SQUADRON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Commerce, Economic Devel- opment and Small Business AN ACT to amend the alcoholic beverage control law, in relation to making the provisions governing the various on-premises liquor licenses consistent with respect to public interest factors that may be considered by the state liquor authority when evaluating the merits of a license application THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 6-a of section 64 of the alcoholic beverage control law, as added by chapter 670 of the laws of 1993, is amended to read as follows: 6-a. The authority [may] SHALL consider [any or] all of the following in determining whether public convenience and advantage and the public interest will be promoted by the granting of [licenses and permits for the sale of alcoholic beverages at a particular unlicensed location] A LICENSE PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION: (a) [The] THE number, classes and character of licenses in proximity to the location and in the particular municipality or subdivision there- of[.]; (b) [Evidence] EVIDENCE that all necessary licenses and permits have been obtained from the state and all other governing bodies[.]; (c) [Effect] EFFECT of the grant of the license on vehicular traffic and parking in proximity to the location[.]; (d) [The] THE existing noise level at the location and any increase in noise level that would be generated by the proposed premises[.]; (e) [The] THE history of liquor violations and reported criminal activity at the proposed premises[.]; EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00120-01-1
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