senate Bill S7780

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to licensing to sell liquor at retail for consumption on the premises in a motion picture theatre

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Jun 09, 2014 referred to investigations and government operations

S7780 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10125
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ABC L, generally

S7780 - Summary

Relates to licensing to sell liquor at retail for consumption on the premises in a motion picture theatre.

S7780 - Sponsor Memo

S7780 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7780

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 9, 2014
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the alcoholic beverage control law, in relation to wine,
  beer and liquor in motion picture theatres

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

  Section 1. Section 3 of the alcoholic beverage control law is  amended
by adding a new subdivision 20-f to read as follows:
  20-F. "MOTION PICTURE THEATRE" SHALL MEAN A BUILDING OR FACILITY WHICH
IS  REGULARLY  USED AND KEPT OPEN PRIMARILY FOR THE EXHIBITION OF MOTION
PICTURES ON A DAILY BASIS TO THE GENERAL  PUBLIC  WHERE  ALL  AUDITORIUM
SEATING  IS  PERMANENTLY  AFFIXED  TO  THE FLOOR AND AT LEAST SIXTY-FIVE
PERCENT OF THE MOTION PICTURE THEATRE'S ANNUAL  GROSS  REVENUES  IS  THE
COMBINED  RESULT OF ADMISSION REVENUE FOR THE SHOWING OF MOTION PICTURES
AND THE SALE OF FOOD AND NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.
  S 2. The alcoholic beverage control law is amended  by  adding  a  new
section 64-e to read as follows:
  S  64-E. LICENSE TO SELL LIQUOR AT RETAIL FOR CONSUMPTION ON THE PREM-
ISES IN A MOTION PICTURE THEATRE. 1. ANY PERSON MAY MAKE AN  APPLICATION
TO THE STATE LIQUOR AUTHORITY FOR A LICENSE TO SELL LIQUOR AT RETAIL FOR
CONSUMPTION  ON  THE  PREMISES IN A MOTION PICTURE THEATRE AS DEFINED IN
SUBDIVISION TWENTY-F OF SECTION THREE OF THIS CHAPTER.
  2. A LICENSE UNDER THIS SECTION SHALL  BE  ISSUED  TO  ALL  APPLICANTS
EXCEPT FOR GOOD CAUSE SHOWN. IN DETERMINING WHETHER GOOD CAUSE EXISTS TO
DENY AN APPLICATION, THE AUTHORITY MAY CONSIDER:
  (A)  THE HISTORY OF LIQUOR VIOLATIONS AND DOCUMENTED CRIMINAL ACTIVITY
AT THE PROPOSED PREMISES CONNECTED WITH  THE  SALE  AND  CONSUMPTION  OF
ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES;
  (B)  EVIDENCE  THAT  ALL  NECESSARY  LICENSES  AND  PERMITS  HAVE BEEN
OBTAINED FROM THE STATE AND ALL OTHER GOVERNING BODIES FOR THE OPERATION
OF THE MOTION PICTURE THEATRE AND SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES;
  (C) THE AGGREGATE NUMBER OF SEATS IN THE MOTION PICTURE THEATRE;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15514-01-4

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