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HB 299 (BR 1020) - A. Simpson, S. Santoro

     AN ACT relating to the sale of alcoholic beverages on election days.
     Amend KRS 224.290, 244.480, and 242.100 to prohibit the retail sale of alcoholic beverages during the hours the polls are open on any primary, regular, or local option election day unless the locality's local governmental body has adopted an ordinance that permits its sale of within its jurisdictional boundaries on any primary, regular, or local option election day.


     HCS - Make technical correction.
     HFA (1, A. Simpson) - Amend KRS 244.290 to permit a licensee to remain open during the hours the polls are open on any regular, local option, or primary election day if the licensee provides a separate locked department in which all stock of distilled spirits and wine are kept during the hours the polls are open.

     Feb 2-introduced in House
     Feb 3-to Licensing & Occupations (H)
     Feb 14-posted in committee
     Feb 16-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 17-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Feb 24-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 25, 2011
     Mar 3-recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

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