HB 178/LM (BR 878) - A. Simpson, B. Farmer, S. Santoro
AN ACT relating to the sale of alcoholic beverages on election days.
Amend KRS 244.290, 244.480, 242.100, and 119.215 to permit local legislative bodies to determine whether the sale and transport of alcoholic beverages will be allowed on a special, primary, or regular election day.
HB 178 - AMENDMENTS
HCS/LM - Delete original provisions; add language permitting the retail sale of alcoholic beverages during the hours the polls are open on any primary or regular election day unless a locality's governing board enacts an ordinance prohibiting or limiting the hours of the sale; add language permitting the retail sale of alcoholic beverages in the county on the day a local option election is held unless the affected locality enacts an ordinance prohibiting or limiting the hours of the sale.
HFA (1, A. Simpson) - Permit a person in a county where a local option election is held in a territory within the county to give, furnish, or loan alcoholic beverages on that day unless a local ordinance is enacted so prohibiting the sale, loan, or gift; make technical change to clarify that the ordinance enacted affecting malt beverage sales must prohibit the sale of malt beverages rather than distilled spirits and wine.
(Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)
Jan 8-introduced in House
Jan 10-to Licensing & Occupations (H)
Jan 17-posted in committee
Jan 23-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Jan 24-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
Jan 25-recommitted to Licensing & Occupations (H)