senate Bill S6426

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the sale and production of liquor by farm distilleries

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 03, 2012 signed chap.484
Sep 21, 2012 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2012 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.314
substituted for a9863
May 31, 2012 referred to economic development
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 21, 2012 advanced to third reading
May 16, 2012 2nd report cal.
May 15, 2012 1st report cal.770
Feb 08, 2012 referred to commerce, economic development and small business

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S6426 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9863
Law Section:
Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง61, ABC L

S6426 - Summary

Relates to the sale and production of liquor by farm distilleries.

S6426 - Sponsor Memo

S6426 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6426

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 8, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. BONACIC -- 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
  sale and production of liquor by farm distilleries

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph b of subdivision 2-c of section 61 of the alco-
holic beverage control law, as amended by chapter 454  of  the  laws  of
2008, is amended to read as follows:
  (b)(i)  Retail sales by a licensed farm distillery may be made only to
customers who are physically present upon the licensed premises and such
sale shall be concluded by the customer's taking, with him  or  her,  of
the sealed containers purchased by the customer at the time the customer
leaves the licensed premises EXCEPT AS PROVIDED FOR IN SUBPARAGRAPH (IV)
OF THIS PARAGRAPH;
  (ii)  Such retail sales shall not be made where the order is placed by
letter, telephone, fax or e-mail, or where the customer  otherwise  does
not  place  the  order while the customer is physically present upon the
premises of the licensed premises EXCEPT AS PROVIDED FOR IN SUBPARAGRAPH
(IV) OF THIS PARAGRAPH;
  (iii) Such retail sales shall not be made where the contemplated  sale
requires  the  licensee  to  transport or ship by common carrier, sealed
containers of liquor to a customer[.];
  (IV) A LICENSED FARM DISTILLERY MAY APPLY TO THE LIQUOR AUTHORITY  FOR
A  PERMIT TO SELL LIQUOR IN A SEALED CONTAINER FOR OFF-PREMISES CONSUMP-
TION AT THE STATE FAIR, AT  RECOGNIZED  COUNTY  FAIRS  AND  AT  FARMERS'
MARKETS OPERATED ON A NOT-FOR-PROFIT BASIS. AS A CONDITION OF THE PERMIT
A  REPRESENTATIVE  FROM  THE  DISTILLERY  MUST BE PRESENT AT THE TIME OF
SALE.
  S 2. The opening paragraph  of  paragraph  c  of  subdivision  2-c  of
section  61 of the alcoholic beverage control law, as amended by chapter
454 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14327-03-2

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