Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 22, 2023||
referred to investigations and government operations
Senate Bill S7389
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Investigations And Government Operations Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S7389 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S7389 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7389 SPONSOR: SCARCELLA-SPANTON TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the alcoholic beverage control law, in relation to alco- hol in certain motion picture theatres, and providing for the expiration and repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To allow the operators of all movie theatres to apply for a special license to sell alcoholic beverages for on premises consumption SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1: adds subdivision 16 to section 106 of the alcoholic beverage control law to require that anyone holding a retail on-premises license for a movie theatre require the purchaser to provide written evidence of their age, allow the purchase of only one alcoholic beverage per trans- action, commence the sale of alcoholic beverages no sooner than one hour prior to the start of the first movie, and cease the sale of alcoholic
2023-S7389 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7389 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 22, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SCARCELLA-SPANTON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Government Operations 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 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD07692-01-3
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