senate Bill S7910

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the definition of a catering establishment

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Investigations And Government Operations Committee

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 02, 2020 referred to investigations and government operations

S7910 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3, ABC L

S7910 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the definition of a catering establishment and removes the requirement that such establishment be for not less than fifty persons at any one function, occasion or event.

S7910 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7910 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 2, 2020

Introduced  by  Sen. LAVALLE -- 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  the
  definition of a catering establishment


  Section 1. Subdivision 7-a of section  3  of  the  alcoholic  beverage
control  law, as added by chapter 682 of the laws of 1935, is amended to
read as follows:
  7-a. "Catering establishment" means and includes any premises owned or
operated by any person, firm, association,  partnership  or  corporation
who  or  which  regularly  and  in a bona fide manner furnishes for hire
therein one or more ballrooms, reception rooms,  dining  rooms,  banquet
halls,  dancing  halls  or similar places of assemblage for a particular
function, occasion or event and/or who or which furnishes provisions and
service for consumption or use at such function, occasion or event. Such
premises must have suitable and adequate facilities  and  accommodations
to  provide food and service [for not less than fifty persons at any one
function, occasion or event] and shall in no event be deemed to  include
any  taxi  dance  hall  or any other premises at which public dances are
regularly scheduled to be held daily, weekly or monthly and to which the
general public is invited.
  § 2. Severability. If any provision of this act, or any application of
any provision of this act, is held to be invalid, that shall not  affect
the  validity or effectiveness of any other provision of this act, or of
any other application of any provision of this act, which can  be  given
effect  without  that  provision  or  application;  and to that end, the
provisions and applications of this act are severable.
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

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


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