senate Bill S6324A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to authorizing the state liquor authority to impose a one year moratorium on the issuance of new licenses to sell liquor on premises in certain instances

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 22, 2016 print number 6324a
Jan 22, 2016 amend and recommit to investigations and government operations
Jan 06, 2016 referred to investigations and government operations

S6324 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9907
Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §17, ABC L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S805, A2777

S6324 - Summary

Relates to authorizing the state liquor authority to impose a one year moratorium on the issuance of new licenses to sell liquor on premises in certain instances in cities having a population of one million or more; authorizes the state liquor authority to establish a one year moratorium within a neighborhood in a city having a population of one million or more on the issuance of new liquor licenses for on premises consumption upon receipt of a request from both state legislative representatives, or NYC council members and a resolution of a local body or bodies requesting a moratorium and a finding that the number of liquor licenses issued in such neighborhood has doubled over a three year period.

S6324 - Sponsor Memo

S6324 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6324

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 6, 2016
                               ___________

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

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  alcoholic  beverage control law, in relation to
  authorizing the state liquor authority to impose a one year moratorium
  on the issuance of new licenses to sell liquor on premises in  certain
  instances

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of  section  17  of  the  alcoholic  beverage
control  law,  as amended by chapter 118 of the laws of 2012, is amended
to read as follows:
  2. To limit in its discretion the number of licenses of each class  to
be  issued within the state or any political subdivision thereof, and in
connection therewith to prohibit the acceptance of applications for such
class or classes of licenses which have  been  so  limited.    PROVIDED,
HOWEVER,  IN CITIES HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE, (A) UPON
RECEIPT OF (I) A REQUEST FROM THE STATE SENATOR OR  STATE  SENATORS  AND
ASSEMBLY  MEMBER  OR  ASSEMBLY  MEMBERS  REPRESENTING THE RESIDENTS OF A
NEIGHBORHOOD WITHIN A CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE  MILLION  OR  MORE
AND  (II)  A  RESOLUTION ADOPTED BY A COMMUNITY BOARD OR BOARDS OR OTHER
LOCAL  BODY  OR  BODIES  WHOSE  JURISDICTION  COVERS  SUCH  NEIGHBORHOOD
REQUESTING  A MORATORIUM WITHIN SUCH NEIGHBORHOOD ON THE ISSUANCE OF NEW
LICENSES TO SELL LIQUOR AT RETAIL FOR CONSUMPTION ON THE PREMISES ISSUED
PURSUANT   TO   SECTIONS   SIXTY-FOUR,    SIXTY-FOUR-A,    SIXTY-FOUR-B,
SIXTY-FOUR-C  AND  SIXTY-FOUR-D OF THIS CHAPTER AND (B) A FINDING BY THE
AUTHORITY THAT THE NUMBER OF SUCH LICENSES ISSUED WITHIN SUCH  NEIGHBOR-
HOOD   PURSUANT  TO  SECTIONS  SIXTY-FOUR,  SIXTY-FOUR-A,  SIXTY-FOUR-B,
SIXTY-FOUR-C AND SIXTY-FOUR-D OF THIS CHAPTER HAS DOUBLED OVER  A  THREE
YEAR  PERIOD, THE AUTHORITY SHALL ESTABLISH A ONE YEAR MORATORIUM WITHIN
SUCH NEIGHBORHOOD ON THE ISSUANCE OF NEW  LICENSES  TO  SELL  LIQUOR  AT
RETAIL  FOR  CONSUMPTION  ON  THE  PREMISES  ISSUED PURSUANT TO SECTIONS
SIXTY-FOUR, SIXTY-FOUR-A, SIXTY-FOUR-B, SIXTY-FOUR-C AND SIXTY-FOUR-D OF

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

S6324A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9907
Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §17, ABC L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S805, A2777

S6324A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to authorizing the state liquor authority to impose a one year moratorium on the issuance of new licenses to sell liquor on premises in certain instances in cities having a population of one million or more; authorizes the state liquor authority to establish a one year moratorium within a neighborhood in a city having a population of one million or more on the issuance of new liquor licenses for on premises consumption upon receipt of a request from both state legislative representatives, or NYC council members and a resolution of a local body or bodies requesting a moratorium and a finding that the number of liquor licenses issued in such neighborhood has doubled over a three year period.

S6324A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6324A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6324--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 6, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. ESPAILLAT -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment   Operations  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the alcoholic  beverage  control  law,  in  relation  to
  authorizing the state liquor authority to impose a one year moratorium
  on  the issuance of new licenses to sell liquor on premises in certain
  instances

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  2  of  section  17 of the alcoholic beverage
control law, as amended by chapter 118 of the laws of 2012,  is  amended
to read as follows:
  2.  To limit in its discretion the number of licenses of each class to
be issued within the state or any political subdivision thereof, and  in
connection therewith to prohibit the acceptance of applications for such
class  or  classes  of  licenses  which have been so limited.  PROVIDED,
HOWEVER, IN CITIES HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE, (A)  UPON
RECEIPT  OF  (I)  A REQUEST FROM THE STATE SENATOR OR STATE SENATORS AND
ASSEMBLY MEMBER OR ASSEMBLY MEMBERS AND NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL MEMBER  OR
NEW  YORK CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS REPRESENTING THE RESIDENTS OF A NEIGHBOR-
HOOD WITHIN A CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE AND (II) A
RESOLUTION ADOPTED BY A COMMUNITY BOARD OR BOARDS OR OTHER LOCAL BODY OR
BODIES WHOSE JURISDICTION COVERS SUCH NEIGHBORHOOD REQUESTING A  MORATO-
RIUM  WITHIN  SUCH  NEIGHBORHOOD ON THE ISSUANCE OF NEW LICENSES TO SELL
LIQUOR AT RETAIL FOR CONSUMPTION ON  THE  PREMISES  ISSUED  PURSUANT  TO
SECTIONS   SIXTY-FOUR,   SIXTY-FOUR-A,  SIXTY-FOUR-B,  SIXTY-FOUR-C  AND
SIXTY-FOUR-D OF THIS CHAPTER AND (B) A FINDING BY THE AUTHORITY THAT THE
NUMBER OF SUCH LICENSES ISSUED  WITHIN  SUCH  NEIGHBORHOOD  PURSUANT  TO
SECTIONS   SIXTY-FOUR,   SIXTY-FOUR-A,  SIXTY-FOUR-B,  SIXTY-FOUR-C  AND
SIXTY-FOUR-D OF THIS CHAPTER HAS DOUBLED OVER A THREE YEAR  PERIOD,  THE
AUTHORITY SHALL ESTABLISH A ONE YEAR MORATORIUM WITHIN SUCH NEIGHBORHOOD
ON THE ISSUANCE OF NEW LICENSES TO SELL LIQUOR AT RETAIL FOR CONSUMPTION

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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