|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to commerce, economic development and small business|
|Jan 05, 2011||referred to commerce, economic development and small business|
senate Bill S29
Archive: Last Bill Status -
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- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
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S29 - Details
S29 - Summary
Relates to the siting of certain premises, located in cities with a population in excess of one million, licensed to sell liquor for consumption on the premises; provides that required distances from schools and places of worship and from existing licensed premises shall be measured from the closest boundary lines instead of from the center of the entrances of such premises.
S29 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S29 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the alcoholic beverage control law, in relation to the siting of certain premises licensed to sell liquor for consumption on the premises, which premises are located in cities with populations in excess of one million people PURPOSE: To amend the State Liquor Authority's regulations that relates to calculating the 200- and 500-foot rule's measurements for a proposed on-premise liquor establishment. This legislation seeks to change the current starting point from between the commonly-used entryways to the establishment's property line closest to the nearest entrance of the a) school or place of worship (200 foot rule) or b) 3 other on-premise liquor establishments (500 foot rule). This legislation would only apply to businesses in the five boroughs of New York City. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: This bill amends the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law: Sec. 64 (7) (d-1) and adds a new paragraph (d-2); Sec. 64-a (7) (a), adds a new paragraph (b-1); Sec. 64-b (5), adds a new paragraph (a-1); Sec. 64-c (11) (d) adds a new paragraph (b-1) and Sec. 105(3) (c) adds a new paragraph (b-1).
S29 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 29 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 the siting of certain premises licensed to sell liquor for consumption on the premises, which premises are located in cities with populations in excess of one million people THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (d-1) of subdivision 7 of section 64 of the alco- holic beverage control law, as amended by chapter 463 of the laws of 2009, is amended and a new paragraph (d-2) is added to read as follows: (d-1) Within the context of this subdivision, a building occupied as a place of worship does not cease to be "exclusively" occupied as a place of worship by incidental uses that are not of a nature to detract from the predominant character of the building as a place of worship, such uses which include, but which are not limited to: the conduct of legally authorized games of bingo or other games of chance held as a means of raising funds for the not-for-profit religious organization which conducts services at the place of worship or for other not-for-profit organizations or groups; use of the building for fund-raising perform- ances by or [benefitting] BENEFITING the not-for-profit religious organ- ization which conducts services at the place of worship or other not- for-profit organizations or groups; the use of the building by other religious organizations or groups for religious services or other purposes; the conduct of social activities by or for the benefit of the congregants; the use of the building for meetings held by organizations or groups providing bereavement counseling to persons having suffered the loss of a loved one, or providing advice or support for conditions or diseases including, but not limited to, alcoholism, drug addiction, EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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