10SS SB5
LRC Seal

SB5

10SS

WWW Version

The hyperlink to a bill draft that precedes a summary contains the most recent version (Introduced/GA/Enacted) of the bill. If the session has ended, the hyperlink contains the latest version of the bill at the time of sine die adjournment. Note that the summary pertains to the bill as introduced, which is often different from the most recent version.

Includes opposite chamber sponsors where requested by primary sponsors of substantially similar bills in both chambers and jointly approved by the Committee on Committees of both chambers. Opposite chamber sponsors are represented in italics.


SB 5/LM (BR 64) - E. Harris

     AN ACT relating to promotional sampling of distilled spirits and wine and declaring an emergency.
     Amend KRS 243.0305, 243.130, and 243.170 to make technical corrections.

SB 5 - AMENDMENTS


     SCS/LM - Delete all original provisions; amend KRS 243.0305 to make the hours and days of operation for a souvenir retail liquor licensee subject to local ordinance; amend KRS 243.130, 243.154, and 243.170 to allow manufacturers, small farm winery wholesalers, and wholesalers to distribute wine or distilled spirits under a sampling license; amend KRS 244.050 to allow retail drink, retail package, and souvenir retail liquor licensees to give a customer 3 distilled spirit samples per day rather than 2 samples under a sampling license; permit a licensed distiller, wholesaler, small farm winery, or small farm winery wholesaler to acquire a sampling license; limit these sampling licensees to providing the standard size and number of complimentary samples of distilled spirits or wine per day to each customer during regular business hours at a retailer's licensed premises; authorize the sampling licensee or its agents, servants, or employees to address the customer and pour and serve samples at the retailer's premises if the server has completed the Department for Alcoholic Beverage Control's server training; require retail licensees to sell the distilled spirits used for a complimentary sampling event at no more than the retail licensee's normal selling price; permit the retail licensee to bill on a per-event basis in the usual course of business; prohibit a distiller from using its sampling license on its distillery premises unless it also holds a souvenir retail liquor license; prohibit a wholesaler, small farm winery, or small farm winery wholesaler from using its sampling license at its business premises if the premises is located in a dry territory; preclude a distiller, wholesaler, small farm winery, or small farm winery wholesaler sampling licensee from concurrently holding a distilled spirits sampling event and a wine sampling event at the same premises unless the Department for Alcoholic Beverage Control has approved the event in advance; authorize distiller licensees to give a consumer who is touring the distillery for educational purposes one complimentary sample of up to 1/2 ounce of un-aged product manufactured at the distillery premises; enable distiller, wholesaler, small farm winery, or small farm winery wholesaler sampling licensees to offer consumers branded nonalcoholic promotional items of nominal value in conjunction with a distillery or winery tour or a complimentary sampling event; EMERGENCY.

     SCA (1/Title, D. Seum) - Make title amendment.

     HCA (1, R. Rand) - Amend the language pertaining to equalization funding for Category 5 schools to allow for a recallable and non-recallable nickel.

     HCA (2/Title, R. Rand) - Make title amendment.

     HFA (1, T. Riner) - Retain original provisions, except add legislative findings in response to the U.S. Surgeon General's "Call to Action to Prevent and Reduce Underage Drinking"; state that the call to action included goals of fostering societal changes that facilitate healthy adolescent development, helping to prevent and reduce underage drinking, and working to ensure that policies at all levels are consistent with the national goal of preventing and reducing underage alcohol consumption; include legislative findings that it is not in the best interest of the Commonwealth to allow underage youth to view the sampling of whiskey, bourbon, and other distilled spirits at events held at state-owned facilities; add legislative findings that it is in the public interest for representatives of the distilled spirits industry to educate the public during sampling events at state-owned facilities regarding the dangers cited in the Surgeon General's call to action.

     May 24-introduced in Senate; to Licensing, Occupations & Administrative Regulations (S); taken from Licensing, Occupations & Administrative Regulations (S); 1st reading; returned to Licensing, Occupations & Administrative Regulations (S)
     May 25-taken from Licensing, Occupations & Administrative Regulations (S); 2nd reading; returned to Licensing, Occupations & Administrative Regulations (S)
     May 26-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) ; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, May 26, 2010; 3rd reading, passed 32-3 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) ; received in House; to Licensing & Occupations (H); taken from Licensing & Occupations (H); 1st reading; returned to Licensing & Occupations (H); posting waived
     May 27-floor amendment (1) filed ; taken from Licensing & Occupations (H); 2nd reading; returned to Licensing & Occupations (H)
     May 28-reported favorably, to Rules with committee amendments (1) and (2-title) ; placed in the Orders of the Day for Friday, May 28, 2010; 3rd reading, passed 83-7 with committee amendments (1) and (2-title) ; received in Senate; to Rules (S); posted for passage for concurrence in House committee amendments (1) and (2-title) ; Senate concurred in House committee amendments (1) and (2-title) ; Bill passed 22-12
     May 29-enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; received in House; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House; delivered to Governor
     Jun 4-signed by Governor (Acts Chapter 6)

Vote History
Legislature Home Page | Record Front Page