senate Bill S8826

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Permits the sale or promotional gifting of certain complementary products for wine and spirits

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 02, 2022 referred to economic development
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 11, 2022 advanced to third reading
May 10, 2022 2nd report cal.
May 09, 2022 1st report cal.1121
Apr 21, 2022 referred to investigations and government operations


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May 9, 2022 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

Aye with Reservations
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Investigations and Government Operations Committee Vote: May 9, 2022


S8826 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§104, 101-b & 63, ABC L

S8826 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Permits the sale or promotional gifting of certain complementary products for wine and spirits by certain persons or businesses licensed to sell wine and spirits.

S8826 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8826 (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
                              April 21, 2022
 Introduced  by  Sen. SKOUFIS -- 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
   permitting  the  sale  or promotional gifting of certain complementary
   products for wine and spirits

   Section  1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 104 of the alco-
 holic beverage control law, as amended by chapter 2 of the laws of 2013,
 is amended to read as follows:
   (a) No wholesaler shall be engaged in any other business on the  prem-
 ises  to  be  licensed;  except  that  nothing contained in this chapter
 shall: (1) prohibit a beer wholesaler from  (i)  acquiring,  storing  or
 selling  non-alcoholic  snack foods, as defined in paragraph (b) of this
 subdivision, (ii) manufacturing, bottling, storing, or selling non-alco-
 holic carbonated beverages,  (iii)  manufacturing,  storing  or  selling
 non-alcoholic non-carbonated soft drinks, mineral waters, spring waters,
 drinking  water,  non-taxable  malt  or  cereal beverages, juice drinks,
 fruit or vegetable juices, ice, liquid beverage mixes and dry or  frozen
 beverage  mixes,  (iv)  acquiring, storing or selling wine products, (v)
 the sale of promotional items on such premises,  or  (vi)  the  sale  of
 tobacco  products at retail by wholesalers who are licensed to sell beer
 and other products at retail; (2) prohibit a  wholesaler  authorized  to
 sell  wine from manufacturing, acquiring or selling wine merchandise, as
 defined in paragraph (d) of this subdivision; (3)  prohibit  a  licensed
 winery  or  licensed farm winery from engaging in the business of a wine
 wholesaler for New York state labeled wines  produced  by  any  licensed
 winery  or  licensed  farm  winery or prohibit such wine wholesaler from
 exercising any of its rights pursuant to sections seventy-six and seven-
 ty-six-a of this chapter provided that the operation of  such  beer  and
 wine wholesalers business shall be subject to such rules and regulations
 as  the  liquor  authority may prescribe; (4) prohibit a beer wholesaler
 who is authorized to sell beer at retail from  selling  at  retail:  (i)
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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