senate Bill S354

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the sale of alcoholic beverages

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to investigations and government operations
Jan 09, 2013 referred to investigations and government operations

S354 - Bill Details

Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง101-aa, ABC L

S354 - Bill Texts

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Relates to the sale of alcoholic beverages; changes the credit period from meaning a period beginning on the date alcoholic beverages are delivered and ending thirty days thereafter to sixty days thereafter.

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BILL NUMBER:S354

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the alcoholic beverage control law, in relation to terms of
sale of alcoholic beverages

PURPOSE:
This bill will provide manufacturers and wholesalers greater
flexibility in developing payment plans with retailers.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
Section 1. Amends paragraph a of subdivision 1 of section 101-aa of
the alcoholic beverage control law to define credit period as a
period beginning on the date alcoholic beverages are delivered and
ending sixty days thereafter.

EXISTING LAW:
Currently, credit period is defined as a period beginning on the date
alcoholic beverages are delivered and ending thirty days thereafter.

JUSTIFICATION:
The current thirty-day credit period that manufacturers and
wholesalers are required to limit retailers to is onerously short. A
sixty-day credit period is more appropriate.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
New Bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
Immediately.

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

                                   354

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GALLIVAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations

AN ACT to amend the alcoholic beverage control law, in relation to terms
  of sale of alcoholic beverages

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

  Section 1. Paragraph a of subdivision 1 of section 101-aa of the alco-
holic  beverage  control  law,  as  amended by chapter 84 of the laws of
2004, is amended to read as follows:
  a. "Credit period" means a period  beginning  on  the  date  alcoholic
beverages are delivered and ending [thirty] SIXTY days thereafter.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02103-01-3

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