|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to commerce, economic development and small business|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to commerce, economic development and small business|
senate Bill S515
Archive: Last Bill Status -
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
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S515 - Details
S515 - Summary
Prohibits the transfer of liquor licenses from one owner to subsequent owners of the same establishment, bar or club; grants new owners a forty-five day temporary license in which time such new owner shall apply for a new liquor license pursuant to section sixty-four of the alcoholic beverage control law.
S515 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S515 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the alcoholic beverage control law, in relation to prohibiting the transfer of liquor licenses to new owners PURPOSE: The purpose of this bill is to stop the automatic transfer of a liquor license to a new owner of a bar or club that is sold to them. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section One of the bill amends Section 64 of the alcoholic beverage control law by adding subdivision 4-a. Subdivision 4-a would require that no licensee shall transfer any interest in a license to any new owner of such licensee's establishment, bar or club. Such license shall terminate at the time ownership of the property is transferred to the new owner. A new owner will be granted a 45 day temporary license in which time such person shall apply for a permanent license. JUSTIFICATION: An owner of an establishment, bar or club goes through a lengthy application process before the State Liquor Authority (SLA) will
S515 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 515 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. ESPAILLAT -- 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 prohibiting the transfer of liquor licenses to new owners THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 64 of the alcoholic beverage control law is amended by adding a new subdivision 4-a to read as follows: 4-A. NO LICENSEE SHALL TRANSFER ANY INTEREST IN A LICENSE TO ANY NEW OWNER OF SUCH LICENSEE'S ESTABLISHMENT, BAR OR CLUB. SUCH LICENSE SHALL TERMINATE AT THE TIME OWNERSHIP OF THE PROPERTY IS TRANSFERRED TO THE NEW OWNER. SUCH NEW OWNER SHALL RECEIVE A FORTY-FIVE DAY TEMPORARY LICENSE IN WHICH TIME SUCH PERSON SHALL APPLY FOR A PERMANENT LICENSE PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION. S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD01951-01-3
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