|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 24, 2021||referred to economic development|
delivered to assembly
|Apr 28, 2021||advanced to third reading|
|Apr 27, 2021||2nd report cal.|
|Apr 26, 2021||1st report cal.789|
|Mar 23, 2021||reported and committed to finance|
|Mar 05, 2021||referred to commerce, economic development and small business|
senate Bill S5438
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S5438 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §§61 & 101-b, ABC L
S5438 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Authorizes tastings at licensed premises by distillers; authorizes the operation of a restaurant, hotel, catering establishment, or other food and drinking establishment in or adjacent to the licensed premises; authorizes sale of any liquor manufactured by the licensee; makes related provisions.
S5438 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5438 SPONSOR: HINCHEY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the alcoholic beverage control law, in relation to providing distillers with the same privileges currently enjoyed by other New York manufacturers PURPOSE: This bill would establish parity between distillers and all other alco- holic beverage manufacturing classes in New York with respect to certain tasting and retail privileges already afforded to such other manufactur- ers. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill would amend the ABCL to allow distillers to conduct tastings of liquor they manufacture, or any New York labelled liquor, and to sell at retail any such liquor for consumption on and off
S5438 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5438 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 5, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. HINCHEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Commerce, Economic Devel- opment and Small Business AN ACT to amend the alcoholic beverage control law, in relation to providing distillers with the same privileges currently enjoyed by other New York manufacturers THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 61 of the alcoholic beverage control law is amended by adding a new subdivision 9 to read as follows: 9. (A) THE HOLDER OF A LICENSE ISSUED UNDER SUBDIVISION ONE, ONE-A, TWO, TWO-A OR TWO-B OF THIS SECTION MAY, AT THE LICENSED PREMISES, CONDUCT TASTINGS OF, AND SELL AT RETAIL FOR CONSUMPTION ON OR OFF THE LICENSED PREMISES, ANY LIQUOR MANUFACTURED BY THE LICENSEE OR ANY NEW YORK STATE LABELED LIQUOR. PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT FOR TASTINGS AND SALES FOR ON-PREMISES CONSUMPTION, THE LICENSEE SHALL REGULARLY KEEP FOOD AVAILABLE FOR SALE OR SERVICE TO ITS RETAIL CUSTOMERS FOR CONSUMP- TION ON THE PREMISES. A LICENSEE PROVIDING THE FOLLOWING SHALL BE DEEMED IN COMPLIANCE WITH THIS SUBDIVISION: (I) SANDWICHES, SOUPS OR OTHER SUCH FOODS, WHETHER FRESH, PROCESSED, PRE-COOKED OR FROZEN; AND/OR (II) FOOD ITEMS INTENDED TO COMPLEMENT THE TASTING OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES, WHICH SHALL MEAN A DIVERSIFIED SELECTION OF FOOD THAT IS ORDINARILY CONSUMED WITHOUT THE USE OF TABLEWARE AND CAN BE CONVENIENTLY CONSUMED WHILE STANDING OR WALKING, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO: CHEESES, FRUITS, VEGETABLES, CHOCOLATES, BREADS, MUSTARDS AND CRACKERS. ALL OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER RELATIVE TO LICENSES TO SELL LIQUOR AT RETAIL FOR CONSUMPTION ON AND OFF THE PREMISES SHALL APPLY SO FAR AS APPLICABLE TO SUCH LICENSEE. (B)(I) SALES FOR OFF-PREMISES CONSUMPTION MAY BE MADE ONLY TO CUSTOM- ERS WHO ARE PHYSICALLY PRESENT UPON THE LICENSED PREMISES AND SUCH SALE SHALL BE CONCLUDED BY THE CUSTOMER'S TAKING, WITH HIM OR HER, OF THE EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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