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SB 41/LM (BR 134) - G. Tapp

     AN ACT relating to alcoholic beverage control.
     Amend KRS 241.010, 241.060, 241.080, 243.090, 243.100, 243.200, 243.390, 243.440, 243.450, 243.500, 243.510, 243.520, 243.530, 243.620, 243.630, 243.640, 243.650, 243.660, 243.670, 244.030, 244.060, 244.070, 244.090, 244.130, 244.150, and 244.240 to encompass all licenses issued under KRS Chapters 241 to 244; redefine "small farm winery" to prohibit a small farm winery from manufacturing or producing brandies or cordials; include limited partnership, limited liability, company, and any other business entity created by law in the definition of "caterer"; amend KRS 242.100 to narrow local option election alcohol sales restrictions to the affected territory rather than the entire county and for only the time that the polls are open; amend KRS 243.031 to make language regarding small farm wineries fit the current terminology; allow license expiration and renewal after notification by the Office of Alcoholic Beverage Control; amend KRS 243.100, 243.110, 243.360, 243.390,243.540, 243.640 and 244.990 to include limited liability companies, limited partnerships, and other business entities created by law in corporate licensing statutes; amend KRS 243.100 and 243.390 to prohibit a misdemeanor or violation under any part of KRS Chapter 218A, relating to controlled substances, rather than only citing specific sections in that chapter; amend KRS 243.155 to prohibit a small farm winery from manufacturing or producing brandies or cordials; amend KRS 243.160 to remove outdated references to "consumer's spirits stamps"; amend KRS 243.220 to delete outdated requirements and exemptions regarding retail licensee premises and entrance location and configuration; amend KRS 243.360 to add hotel in-room licenses and sampling licenses to the list of licenses that do not require advertising the intent to seek the license; amend KRS 243.500 to unify the office's prohibitions and procedures dealing with license revocation and suspension; allow license revocation or suspension for violating the alcohol ordinances, administrative regulations, or statutes of a local alcohol beverage authority, the office, or the federal government; permit license revocation or suspension for offenses relating to the trafficking or possession of controlled or illegal substances, knowing receipt of stolen property, illegal gambling activities, tax offenses, or any cause which the board deems sufficient; authorize the payment of fines or attendance at alcoholic beverage server training in lieu of part or all of the days of a license suspension period; deposit any state-level payments in the State Treasury credited to the general fund, and any local payments in the same manner as local alcoholic beverage license tax receipts; make appeals from orders of suspension and any resulting procedures the same as those for orders of revocation under KRS Chapter 13B; amend KRS 244.083 to increase the fine for designated underage alcohol possession and related crimes from $100 to $250; amend KRS 244.290, 244.295, and 244.480 to include local option elections within the election day alcohol sales prohibition; make technical corrections; repeal KRS 243.480 and 243.490.


     HCS/LM - Retain original provisions; create new sections of KRS Chapter 242 to define "qualified state recreation park," "state resort park," and "voting district" and to allow the sale of distilled spirits, wine, and malt beverages at state resort parks or qualified state recreational parks in a county where prohibition is not in effect, or to allow for a local option election on the sale of alcoholic beverages at state parks in dry territories; create new sections of KRS Chapter 243 and amend KRS 243.030 to establish a license for the sale of alcohol at a state resort park or qualified state recreational park; amend KRS 243.0305 to clarify the hours of sale for souvenir retail liquor licensees; amend KRS 243.050 to include state resort parks and qualified state recreational parks; amend KRS 243.115 and KRS 243.117 to include dining rooms in state resort parks; amend KRS 243.130, 243.154 and to exempt licensees with a sampling license; amend KRS 244.050 to specify licensees who may use a sampling license away from their premises and to specify limitations on sampling events.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 5-introduced in Senate
     Jan 6-to Licensing, Occupations & Administrative Regulations (S)
     Jan 26-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Jan 27-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 5-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 8, 2010
     Feb 8-passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
     Feb 9-3rd reading, passed 34-3
     Feb 10-received in House
     Feb 12-to Licensing & Occupations (H)
     Mar 15-posting waived
     Mar 17-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 18-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, March 19, 2010
     Mar 19-taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day
     Mar 22-3rd reading, passed 52-40 with Committee Substitute ; received in Senate

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