senate Bill S25

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to making the provisions governing liquor licenses consistent with respect to public interest factors

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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

S25 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§64, 64-a, 64-b & 64-c, ABC L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A10736
2009-2010: S5577A

S25 - Summary

Relates to making the provisions governing liquor licenses consistent with respect to public interest factors.

S25 - Sponsor Memo

S25 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K


                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E


                             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


  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
  (a)  [The]  THE number, classes and character of licenses in proximity
to the location and in the particular municipality or subdivision there-
  (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.


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