Bill S2227-2013

Authorizes the retail sale of alcoholic beverages at eleven a.m. on Sunday

Authorizes the retail sale of alcoholic beverages at eleven a.m. on Sunday.

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Actions

  • Mar 18, 2014: REPORTED AND COMMITTED TO FINANCE
  • Jan 8, 2014: REFERRED TO INVESTIGATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS
  • Jun 21, 2013: COMMITTED TO RULES
  • Jun 3, 2013: ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • May 30, 2013: 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • May 29, 2013: 1ST REPORT CAL.789
  • Apr 30, 2013: REPORTED AND COMMITTED TO FINANCE
  • Jan 14, 2013: REFERRED TO INVESTIGATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS

Votes

VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Investigations and Government Operations - Apr 30, 2013
Ayes (7): Marcellino, Carlucci, Nozzolio, O'Mara, Zeldin, Hoylman, Squadron
Ayes W/R (1): Golden
Nays (1): Diaz
VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Investigations and Government Operations - Mar 18, 2014
Ayes (7): Marcellino, Carlucci, Nozzolio, O'Mara, Zeldin, Hoylman, Squadron
Ayes W/R (1): Golden
Nays (1): Diaz

Memo

BILL NUMBER:S2227

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the alcoholic beverage control law, in relation to authorizing the retail sale of alcoholic beverages at eleven a.m. on Sunday

PURPOSE: To allow for the retail sale of alcoholic beverages starting at eleven AM on Sundays

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill would allow for the sale of alcoholic beverages starting at 11 AM on Sundays, current law sets the time at noon.

Section 2 is the effective date.

JUSTIFICATION: Moving the time from noon to eleven when an establishment may sell alcoholic beverages for onsite consumption is a minor change in the law, but will have significant positive impact for those establishments wishing to serve Sunday Brunch. The noon start time is an antiquated law that if changed will have a net positive impact for establishments in New York.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New Bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: Net Positive to the State

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act will take effect immediately.


Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 2227 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN SENATE January 14, 2013 ___________
Introduced by Sen. GRISANTI -- 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 authorizing the retail sale of alcoholic beverages at eleven a.m. on Sunday THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. 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: 5. 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, during the following hours: (a) Sunday, from four ante meridiem to [twelve noon] ELEVEN ANTE MERI- DIEM. (b) On any other day between four ante meridiem and eight ante meri- diem. Unless otherwise approved by the authority pursuant to subdivision eleven of section seventeen of this chapter, where any rule has been adopted in a county on or before April first, nineteen hundred ninety- five, further restricting the hours of sale for alcoholic beverages, such restricted hours shall be the hours, during which the sale of alco- holic beverages at retail for on-premises consumption shall not be permitted within such county. Nor shall any person be permitted to consume any alcoholic beverages upon any such premises later than one-half hour after the start of the prohibited hours of sale provided for in this section. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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