assembly Bill A6591

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Removes the street level entrance requirement for licenses for selling alcohol at retail for consumption off the premises

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 09, 2014 reported referred to rules
Mar 25, 2014 reported referred to codes
Jan 08, 2014 referred to economic development
Jun 17, 2013 reported referred to rules
Apr 16, 2013 reported referred to codes
Apr 10, 2013 referred to economic development

A6591 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Assembly Rules
Law Section:
Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง105, ABC L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A10617, S7253
2015-2016: A5423, S1922

A6591 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Removes the street level entrance requirement for licenses for selling alcohol at retail for consumption off the premises.

A6591 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             April 10, 2013

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SCHIMMINGER -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Economic Development

AN ACT to amend the alcoholic  beverage  control  law,  in  relation  to
  removing  the street level entrance requirement for licenses for sell-
  ing alcohol at retail for consumption off the premises


  Section  1.  Subdivision  2  of  section 105 of the alcoholic beverage
control law, as amended by chapter 536 of the laws of 1966,  is  amended
to read as follows:
  2.  No  premises  shall  be  licensed  to sell liquors and/or wines at
retail for off premises  consumption,  unless  said  premises  shall  be
located  in  a store[, the principal entrance to which shall be from the
street level and] located on a public thoroughfare in premises which may
be occupied, operated or conducted for business, trade or industry or on
an arcade or sub-surface thoroughfare leading to  a  railroad  terminal.
There  may be not more than one additional entrance which shall be [from
the street level and] located on and giving access to and from a  public
or  private  parking  lot or parking area having space for not less than
five automobiles.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition,  amend-
ment  and/or repeal of any rules or regulations necessary for the imple-
mentation of this act on its effective date is authorized to be made  on
or before such date.

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