Authorizes automobile racing facilities to sell alcoholic beverages between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and noon on Sundays.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 8350 2011-2012 Regular Sessions IN ASSEMBLY June 14, 2011 ___________Introduced by M. of A. FRIEND -- read once and referred to the Committee on Economic Development AN ACT to amend the alcoholic beverage control law, in relation to auto- mobile racing facilities THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 3 of the alcoholic beverage control law is amended by adding a new subdivision 20-d to read as follows: 20-D. "AUTOMOBILE RACING FACILITY" MEANS ANY CLOSED-COURSE MOTORSPORTS COMPLEX AND ITS ANCILLARY GROUNDS THAT HAS AT LEAST FIFTY THOUSAND FIXED SEATS FOR RACE PATRONS AND HOSTS AT LEAST ONE NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES RACE AND AT LEAST TWO OTHER NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED RACING EVENTS EACH CALENDAR YEAR. S 2. The opening paragraph of subdivision 5 of section 106 of the alcoholic beverage control law, as amended by chapter 83 of the laws of 1995, is amended to read as follows: No alcoholic beverages shall be sold, offered for sale or given away upon any premises licensed to sell alcoholic beverages at retail for on-premises consumption, EXCEPT AUTOMOBILE RACING FACILITIES, during the following hours: S 3. Section 106 of the alcoholic beverage control law is amended by adding a new subdivision 5-a to read as follows: 5-A. NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES SHALL BE SOLD, OFFERED FOR SALE OR GIVEN AWAY UPON AN AUTOMOBILE RACING FACILITY LICENSED TO SELL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT RETAIL FOR ON-PREMISES CONSUMPTION BETWEEN FOUR ANTE MERI- DIEM AND EIGHT ANTE MERIDIEM. S 4. This act shall take effect immediately.EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD10985-01-1