assembly Bill A7785

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to alcohol in certain motion picture theatres

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to economic development
May 15, 2017 referred to economic development

A7785 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§106 & 64-a, ABC L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A1671

A7785 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to alcohol in certain motion picture theatres; authorizes a person holding a retail on-premises license for a movie theatre to allow the purchase of alcoholic beverages under certain circumstances.

A7785 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7785

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 15, 2017
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the alcoholic beverage control law, in relation to alco-
  hol in certain motion picture theatres, and providing for the  expira-
  tion and repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof

  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,
OTHER  THAN  A LICENSE FOR A MOVIE THEATRE THAT MEETS THE DEFINITIONS OF
RESTAURANT AND MEALS, AND WHERE ALL SEATING IS AT TABLES WHERE MEALS ARE
SERVED, 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; AND
  (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 START OF THE FIRST MOTION PICTURE, AND CEASE ALL SALES  OF  ALCO-
HOLIC BEVERAGES AFTER THE CONCLUSION OF THE FINAL MOTION PICTURE.
  §  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

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

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