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SB 83 (BR 992) - J. Schickel

     AN ACT relating to alcoholic beverages.
     Amend KRS 241.010 to define "commercial airport," "cider," "malt beverage," and "weak cider"; amend KRS 242.123 to delineate a reference to a special local option election in a city of the second class; amend KRS 243.030 to split the distiller's license into Class A and Class B licenses; amend KRS 243.033 to clarify that caterer's licenses may be used in limited restaurant moist territory and in the manner of an NQ4 drink license; amend KRS 243.042 to allow a qualified historic site to serve alcoholic beverages by the drink on a riverboat moored at its licensed premises; amend KRS 243.050 to add the holder of a license located in a commercial airport among those licensees who may be granted an extended hours supplemental license; amend KRS 243.072 and 243.075 to include county alcohol license fees and permit local regulatory license fees for limited restaurant territory or for a city of the third or fourth class under KRS Chapter 242; amend KRS 243.082 to clarify the duties and privileges of an NQ1 license; amend KRS 243.084 to authorize NQ2 retail drink licenses for hotel and restaurant dining facilities that seat at least 50 people and that derive at least 50% of their food and alcoholic beverage receipts from the sale of food; amend KRS 243.120 to assign a distiller's Class A license to distillers that produce more than 50,000 gallons of distilled spirits per year, and a distiller's Class B license to those that produce 50,000 gallons or less per year; amend KRS 243.200 to add the duties and privileges of a transporter's license; amend KRS 243.250, 244.125, and 244.295 to set the restaurant food threshold at 50% of food and beverage receipts rather than food and beverage income; amend KRS 243.320 to allow a nonbeverage alcohol licensee to produce, possess, and use alcohol in the manufacture of nonbeverage fuel ethanol; amend KRS 243.353 to make technical changes; amend KRS 243.360 to exempt an applicant for a micro out-of-state distilled spirits and wine supplier's license from the requirement to advertise the intention to apply for a license; amend KRS 244.290 and 244.480 to replace outdated terms; amend KRS 244.585 to compel a malt beverage distributor to file its territorial agreements only upon request of the department; amend KRS 243.034, 243.170, and 243.230 to conform; repeal KRS 243.083 and 243.205.


     SCS - Delete authorization for a qualified historic site to serve alcoholic beverages by the drink on a riverboat moored at its licensed premises; amend KRS 243.360 to remove outdated license types and correct current license names; amend KRS 243.380 to prohibit cash payment of a license fee.
     HFA (1, R. Damron) - Amend KRS 243.155 to create a brandy and fortified wine license available to the holder of a small farm winery license; place any manufactured brandy or fortified wine within the small farm winery's 50,000 gallon annual production limit; allow a brandy and fortified wine licensee to produce fortified wine with an alcohol content of up to 24% and brandy with an alcohol content of up to 65%; permit the licensee to manufacture and bottle brandy and fortified wine produced by that small farm winery; authorize sampling, consumption, drink sales, and package sales of brandy and fortified wine on the small farm winery premises or at a small farm winery off-site retail premises; limit the brandy and fortified wine license to only specifically authorized activities; add an annual brandy and fortified wine license fee of $30.

     Jan 15-introduced in Senate
     Jan 17-to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S)
     Feb 25-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 26-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 28-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 3, 2014
     Mar 4-3rd reading, passed 27-8 with Committee Substitute ; received in House
     Mar 5-to Licensing & Occupations (H)
     Mar 10-posted in committee
     Mar 12-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 13-2nd reading, to Rules; taken from Rules; placed in the Consent Orders of the Day for Monday, March 17, 2014
     Mar 14-taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day
     Mar 17-floor amendment (1) filed ; 3rd reading, passed 52-38
     Mar 18-received in Senate
     Mar 19-enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
     Mar 21-enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House; delivered to Governor
     Apr 2-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 22)

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