Senate Bill S8097

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to alcohol in certain motion picture theatres

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee


  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2015-S8097 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9360
Current Committee:
Assembly Economic Development
Law Section:
Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§106 & 64-a, ABC L

2015-S8097 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to alcohol in certain motion picture theatres.

2015-S8097 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2015-S8097 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8097

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 13, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the alcoholic beverage control law, in relation to alco-
  hol in certain motion picture theatres

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

  Section  1.    Section  106  of  the alcoholic beverage control law is
amended by adding a new subdivision 16 to read as follows:
  16. A PERSON HOLDING A RETAIL ON-PREMISES LICENSE FOR A MOVIE  THEATRE
SHALL:
  (A) FOR EVERY PURCHASE OF AN ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE, REQUIRE THE PURCHASER
TO  PROVIDE  WRITTEN  EVIDENCE  OF  AGE AS SET FORTH IN PARAGRAPH (B) OF
SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION SIXTY-FIVE-B OF THIS CHAPTER;
  (B) ALLOW THE PURCHASE OF ONLY ONE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE PER TRANSACTION;
AND
  (C) NOT COMMENCE THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES UNTIL ONE HOUR  PRIOR
TO  THE FIRST MOTION PICTURE, AND CEASE ALL SALES OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES
AFTER THE CONCLUSION OF THE FINAL MOTION PICTURE.
  S 2. Subdivision 6 of section 64-a of the alcoholic  beverage  control
law,  as  amended by chapter 475 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read
as follows:
  6. No special on-premises license shall be granted except for premises
in which the principal business shall be (a) the sale of food or  bever-
ages at retail for consumption on the premises or (b) the operation of a
legitimate  theatre, INCLUDING A MOTION PICTURE THEATRE THAT IS A BUILD-
ING OR FACILITY WHICH IS REGULARLY USED AND KEPT OPEN PRIMARILY FOR  THE
EXHIBITION  OF  MOTION  PICTURES  FOR  AT LEAST FIVE OUT OF SEVEN DAYS A
WEEK, OR ON A REGULAR SEASONAL BASIS OF  NO  LESS  THAN  SIX  CONTIGUOUS
WEEKS, 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 ADMIS-
SION REVENUE FOR THE SHOWING OF MOTION PICTURES AND THE SALE OF FOOD AND
NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES, or such other  lawful  adult  entertainment  or
recreational  facility as the liquor authority, giving due regard to the

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

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