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HB 315 (BR 1448) - R. Damron

     AN ACT relating to alcoholic beverages.
     Amend KRS 243.0305 to remove the restriction of the hours of sale for a souvenir retail liquor license; amend KRS 243.040 to create a souvenir retail malt beverage license; amend KRS 243.150 to allow brewers to serve samples on its premises in amounts not to exceed 16 ounces per patron per day; create a new section of KRS Chapter 243 to limit souvenir retail malt beverage licenses to brewers in wet territories, to allow brewers with a souvenir retail malt beverage license to sell no more than 48 ounces per visitor per day, and to prohibit a distributor from restricting the sale of souvenir packages to the licensee only.

HB 315 - AMENDMENTS


     HCS - Delete all provisions of the bill related to souvenir retail liquor licenses; retain provision allowing brewers to serve samples, specify that only samples produced at the brewery may be served.
     HFA (1, M. Marzian) - Retain original provisions; amend KRS 244.050 to authorize the holder of a wine or malt beverage drink license to acquire a sampling license for tour or multi-site events directly associated with a downtown management district; limit sampling to events held in a city of the first class, a county containing a city of the first class, or a consolidated local government; allow only sampling licensees with licensed premises in that locality to conduct sampling; restrict sampling to free samples made available at licensed or unlicensed premises that are authorized, pre-announced stops on the tour or multi-site event; direct licensees and their employees to prevent any person under 21 from consuming samples; permit only one sampling licensee at each location, with different licensees able to offer samples at different locations; restrict sample sizes to one ounce for wine or two ounces for malt beverages; require the downtown management district to ensure that sampling licensees limit each customer to six wine samples or eight malt beverage samples per day; allow downtown management district sampling events to be held for six consecutive hours between noon and 11 p.m.
     HFA (2, M. Marzian) - Retain original provisions; amend KRS 244.050 to authorize the holder of a wine or malt beverage drink license to acquire a sampling license for tour or multi-site events directly associated with a downtown management district; limit sampling to events held in a city of the first class, a county containing a city of the first class, or a consolidated local government; allow only sampling licensees with licensed premises in that locality to conduct sampling; restrict sampling to free samples made available at licensed or unlicensed premises that are authorized, pre-announced stops on the tour or multi-site event; direct licensees and their employees to prevent any person under 21 from consuming samples; permit only one sampling licensee at each location, with different licensees able to offer samples at different locations; restrict sample sizes to one ounce for wine or two ounces for malt beverages; require the downtown management district to ensure that sampling licensees limit each customer to six wine samples or eight malt beverage samples per day; allow downtown management district sampling events to be held for six consecutive hours between noon and 11 p.m.

     Feb 11-introduced in House
     Feb 12-to Licensing & Occupations (H)
     Feb 15-posted in committee
     Feb 21-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 22-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 26, 2013; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendment (2) filed
     Feb 25-taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day
     Feb 26-3rd reading, passed 67-26 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 27-received in Senate
     Mar 4-to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)
     Mar 5-taken from Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S); 1st reading; returned to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)
     Mar 6-taken from Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S); 2nd reading; returned to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)
     Mar 7-reported favorably, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 7, 2013; 3rd reading, passed 28-8
     Mar 11-received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 21-signed by Governor (Acts Chapter 63)

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