assembly Bill A8997

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the sale of tonic water, bitters and maraschino cherries at liquor stores

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Jan 10, 2018 referred to economic development

A8997 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§63 & 104, ABC L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A7188
2011-2012: A5958
2013-2014: A2751
2015-2016: A5727
2019-2020: A2340

A8997 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the sale of tonic water, bitters and maraschino cherries at liquor stores.

A8997 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8997

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 10, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. FAHY -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Economic Development

AN ACT to amend the alcoholic beverage control law, in relation  to  the
  sale of tonic water, bitters and maraschino cherries at liquor stores

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 4 of  section  63  of  the  alcoholic  beverage
control law, as amended by section 1 of chapter 360 of the laws of 2017,
is amended to read as follows:
  4.  No licensee under this section shall be engaged in any other busi-
ness on the licensed premises. The sale of ANY OF  THE  FOLLOWING  SHALL
NOT  CONSTITUTE  ENGAGING IN ANOTHER BUSINESS WITHIN THE MEANING OF THIS
SUBDIVISION:
  (A) lottery tickets, when duly authorized and lawfully conducted[, the
sale of];
  (B) corkscrews [or the sale of];
  (C) ice [or the sale of];
  (D) publications, including prerecorded video  and/or  audio  cassette
tapes,  or  educational  seminars, designed to help educate consumers in
their knowledge and appreciation of alcoholic beverages, as  defined  in
section three of this chapter and allowed pursuant to their license[, or
the sale of];
  (E)  non-carbonated,  non-flavored  mineral  waters, spring waters and
drinking waters [or the sale of];
  (F) glasses designed for the consumption of wine, racks  designed  for
the  storage  of  wine,  and  devices  designed to minimize oxidation in
bottles of wine which have been uncorked[, or the sale of];
  (G) gift bags,  gift  boxes,  or  wrapping,  for  alcoholic  beverages
purchased  at  the  licensed  premises [shall not constitute engaging in
another business within the meaning of this subdivision];
  (H) TONIC WATER;
  (I) BITTERS; AND
  (J) MARASCHINO CHERRIES.

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

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