senate Bill S4943

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Revises procedures for issuance of retail and special retail liquor licenses for on premises consumption for premises within 500 feet of 3 or more existing premises

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to commerce, economic development and small business
Jun 21, 2013 committed to rules
Jun 10, 2013 advanced to third reading
Jun 05, 2013 2nd report cal.
Jun 04, 2013 1st report cal.981
May 01, 2013 referred to commerce, economic development and small business

Votes

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Jun 4, 2013 - Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business committee Vote

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Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business Committee Vote: Jun 4, 2013

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S4943 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1958
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง64 & 64-a, ABC L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A583
2009-2010: A3743A

S4943 - Summary

Revises procedures regarding the issuance of both retail and special retail liquor licenses for on-premises consumption for premises located within 500 feet of 3 or more existing premises in cities, towns and villages of twenty thousand of more; provides that the written notice which the authority must give to the municipality or community board of the hearing which the authority must hold before issuing a regular (i.e., non-special) license must include the date, time and place thereof and must include a copy of the license application, with certain personal information redacted to prevent an unwarranted invasion of privacy (more specifically, the copy of the application shall not include the home address, home telephone number or social security number of any individual, and the authority may redact other personal information contained in the application in order to prevent an unwarranted invasion of an individual's privacy); and imposes a parallel requirement for written notice of the hearing which must be held regarding applications for such special retail licenses for on-premises consumption.

S4943 - Sponsor Memo

S4943 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4943

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 1, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. O'BRIEN -- 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
  procedures associated with issuing retail and special retail  licenses
  to  sell liquor for on-premises consumption regarding premises located
  within five hundred feet of three or more existing premises in cities,
  towns and villages having a population of twenty thousand or more

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph (f) of subdivision 7 of section 64 of the alco-
holic beverage control law, as amended by chapter 185  of  the  laws  of
2012, is amended to read as follows:
  (f)  Notwithstanding  the provisions of paragraph (b) of this subdivi-
sion, the authority may issue a license pursuant to this section  for  a
premises which shall be within five hundred feet of three or more exist-
ing  premises  licensed  and  operating  pursuant  to  this  section and
sections sixty-four-a, sixty-four-b, sixty-four-c,  and/or  sixty-four-d
of this article if, after consultation with the municipality or communi-
ty  board,  it  determines  that  granting  such license would be in the
public interest. Before it may issue any  such  license,  the  authority
shall  conduct  a  hearing, upon notice to the applicant and the munici-
pality or community board, and shall state and file in  its  office  its
reasons  therefor.  The hearing may be rescheduled, adjourned or contin-
ued, and the authority shall give notice to the applicant and the  muni-
cipality  or  community  board  of  any  such  rescheduled, adjourned or
continued hearing. Before the authority issues  any  said  license,  the
authority  or  one or more of the commissioners thereof may, in addition
to the hearing required by this paragraph, also conduct a public meeting
regarding said license, upon notice to the  applicant  and  the  munici-
pality  or  community  board.  The  public  meeting  may be rescheduled,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04447-01-3

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