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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to commerce, economic development and small business|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to commerce, economic development and small business|
senate Bill S434
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S434 - Details
S434 - Summary
Relates to permits for brewers, manufacturers, and importers to serve small samples of their beer or malt beverages at certain events; includes fees and definition of small sample; such permit shall include the privilege to sell such beverages for consumption off-premises.
S434 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S434 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the alcoholic beverage control law, in relation to permits for brewers, manufacturers and importers of beer or malt beverages PURPOSE OF THE BILL: This bill amend § 51 of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law by adding a new subdivision 9 to allow a licensed brewer to obtain a Beer Festival permit from the State Liquor Authority and allow participating brewers and their brewery personnel to dispense and serve their products to persons of legal age. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: This bill allows a licensed brewer to obtain a permit to hold a Beer Festival and to invite brewers to offer small samples of their malt beverage products. Samples per brand shall not exceed 3 ounces per serving. The permit holder shall receive for distribution all products that shall be properly invoiced and inventoried and return any unused product to the distributor for credit. Each participating brewer or the brewer's representative shall be allowed to dispense and serve their products. The brewers participating may sell sealed containers for off-premises consumption. Food products may be available for sale and proper security must be provided at each Beer Festival to determine lawful
S434 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 434 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. DILAN -- 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 permits for brewers, manufacturers and importers of beer or malt beverages THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 51 of the alcoholic beverage control law is amended by adding a new subdivision 9 to read as follows: 9. (A) A BREWER OR MANUFACTURER AS DEFINED IN SECTION THREE OF THIS CHAPTER, OR AN IMPORTER HAVING A BASIC PERMIT AS REQUIRED BY SECTION 1.20 OF TITLE 27 OF THE CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, MAY OBTAIN A PERMIT TO SERVE SMALL SAMPLES OF BEER OR MALT BEVERAGES IT PRODUCES OR IMPORTS AT OUTDOOR OR INDOOR GATHERINGS, FUNCTIONS, OCCASIONS OR EVENTS. (B) THE FEE FOR SUCH PERMIT SHALL BE TWENTY DOLLARS AND SHALL BE ISSUED BY THE AUTHORITY AND DATED FOR ITS PERIOD OF USE, WHICH SHALL NOT EXCEED THREE DAYS. (C) TASTINGS AT SUCH OUTDOOR OR INDOOR GATHERINGS, FUNCTIONS, OCCA- SIONS OR EVENTS SHALL BE CONDUCTED ONLY WITHIN THE HOURS FIXED BY OR PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION FIVE OF SECTION ONE HUNDRED SIX OF THIS CHAPTER, DURING WHICH ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES MAY BE LAWFULLY SOLD OR SERVED UPON PREMISES LICENSED TO SELL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT RETAIL FOR CONSUMPTION IN THE COMMUNITY IN WHICH THE PREMISES IN WHICH SUCH OUTDOOR OR INDOOR GATHERING, FUNCTION, OCCASION OR EVENT IS HELD. (D) EACH SERVING AT TASTINGS SHALL BE SERVED ONLY BY THE BREWER OR MANUFACTURER OR IMPORTER OR ITS EMPLOYEE AND SHALL BE LIMITED TO THREE OUNCES OR LESS OF A BRAND OF BEER OR MALT BEVERAGE PRODUCED OR IMPORTED BY THE BREWER OR MANUFACTURER OR IMPORTER AND NO CONSUMER OF LEGAL AGE EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00695-01-3
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