senate Bill S3109A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Permits persons with retail and wholesale licenses to provide beer samples at licensed premises or establishments

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to commerce, economic development and small business
Jun 24, 2011 committed to rules
Jun 13, 2011 amended on third reading 3109a
May 09, 2011 advanced to third reading
May 04, 2011 2nd report cal.
May 03, 2011 1st report cal.424
Feb 08, 2011 referred to commerce, economic development and small business

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S3109 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§54, 54-a, ABC L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S3246

S3109 - Summary

Permits persons with retail and wholesale licenses to provide beer samples at licensed premises or establishments.

S3109 - Sponsor Memo

S3109 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3109

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 8, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- 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
  permitting licensees to provide beer samples

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 54 of the alcoholic beverage control law is amended
by adding a new subdivision 6 to read as follows:
  6.  (A)  A LICENSEE OR HIS OR HER EMPLOYEE MAY SERVE AT THEIR LICENSED
ESTABLISHMENT SAMPLES OF BEER OR MALT BEVERAGES HE OR SHE SELLS AT  SUCH
ESTABLISHMENT.
  (B)  EACH  SAMPLE  SHALL  BE SERVED ONLY BY THE LICENSEE OR HIS OR HER
EMPLOYEE AND SHALL BE LIMITED TO ONE OUNCE OR LESS OF A BRAND OF BEER OR
MALT BEVERAGE SOLD BY THE LICENSEE AND NO CONSUMER OF LEGAL AGE SHALL BE
PROVIDED OR GIVEN MORE THAN FOUR SERVINGS OF SUCH  SAMPLES  IN  ANY  ONE
DAY.
  (C)  A PERSON VIOLATING THE PROVISIONS OF PARAGRAPH (B) OF THIS SUBDI-
VISION SHALL BE GUILTY OF A VIOLATION AND SHALL BE SENTENCED IN  ACCORD-
ANCE WITH THE FOLLOWING:
  (I)  FOR A FIRST VIOLATION, THE COURT SHALL ORDER PAYMENT OF A FINE OF
NOT MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS.
  (II) FOR A SECOND VIOLATION, THE COURT SHALL ORDER PAYMENT OF  A  FINE
OF NOT MORE THAN FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS.
  (III)  FOR THIRD AND SUBSEQUENT VIOLATIONS, THE AUTHORITY MAY RECOVER,
AS PROVIDED IN SECTION ONE HUNDRED TWELVE OF THIS CHAPTER, THE PENAL SUM
OF THE BOND FILED BY THE LICENSEE.
  S 2. Section 54-a of the alcoholic beverage control law is amended  by
adding a new subdivision 4 to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07887-01-1

S. 3109                             2

S3109A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§54, 54-a, ABC L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S3246

S3109A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Permits persons with retail and wholesale licenses to provide beer samples at licensed premises or establishments.

S3109A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3109A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3109--A
    Cal. No. 424

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 8, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Commerce, Economic  Devel-
  opment  and  Small Business -- reported favorably from said committee,
  ordered to first and  second  report,  ordered  to  a  third  reading,
  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,  retaining its place in the order of
  third reading

AN ACT to amend the alcoholic  beverage  control  law,  in  relation  to
  permitting licensees to provide beer samples

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 54 of the alcoholic beverage control law is amended
by adding a new subdivision 6 to read as follows:
  6. (A) A LICENSEE OR HIS OR HER EMPLOYEE MAY SERVE AT  THEIR  LICENSED
ESTABLISHMENT,  PROVIDED THE LICENSEE DOES NOT SELL GASOLINE, SAMPLES OF
BEER OR MALT BEVERAGES HE OR SHE SELLS AT SUCH ESTABLISHMENT;  PROVIDED,
HOWEVER,  THAT  SUCH  SAMPLES SHALL NOT BE SERVED AT THE LICENSED ESTAB-
LISHMENT AFTER TEN O'CLOCK IN THE EVENING ON ANY DAY.
  (B) EACH SAMPLE SHALL BE SERVED ONLY BY THE LICENSEE  OR  HIS  OR  HER
EMPLOYEE AND SHALL BE LIMITED TO ONE OUNCE OR LESS OF A BRAND OF BEER OR
MALT BEVERAGE SOLD BY THE LICENSEE AND NO CONSUMER OF LEGAL AGE SHALL BE
PROVIDED  OR  GIVEN  MORE  THAN FOUR SERVINGS OF SUCH SAMPLES IN ANY ONE
DAY.
  (C) A PERSON VIOLATING THE PROVISIONS OF PARAGRAPH (B) OF THIS  SUBDI-
VISION  SHALL BE GUILTY OF A VIOLATION AND SHALL BE SENTENCED IN ACCORD-
ANCE WITH THE FOLLOWING:
  (I) FOR A FIRST VIOLATION, THE COURT SHALL ORDER PAYMENT OF A FINE  OF
NOT MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS.
  (II)  FOR  A SECOND VIOLATION, THE COURT SHALL ORDER PAYMENT OF A FINE
OF NOT MORE THAN FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07887-02-1

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