Bill Text: NY A02698 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Amended

Bill Title: Relates to authorizing the issuance of a license to certain motion picture theatres; authorizes the issuance of a license to a parcel located in Brooklyn.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-06-17 - substituted by s726a [A02698 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A02698-Amended.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK


                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                   IN ASSEMBLY

                                    January 25, 2019

        Introduced by M. of A. LENTOL -- read once and referred to the Committee
          on Economic Development -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
          reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

        AN  ACT  to  amend  the  alcoholic  beverage control law, in relation to
          authorizing the issuance of a license to certain motion picture  thea-

          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section 1. Section 64-a of  the  alcoholic  beverage  control  law  is
     2  amended by adding a new subdivision 6-a to read as follows:
     3    6-a.    Notwithstanding subdivision six of this section, the authority
     4  may issue a license to serve beer, wine, cider and mead as provided  for
     5  in  section eighty-one-a and section one hundred six of this chapter, to
     6  a corporation organized pursuant to the not-for-profit  corporation  law
     7  operating  a  motion  picture  theatre on a part-time or full-time basis
     8  located on the premises of the following parcel.  Provided, however, the
     9  authority shall require that (i) the following  parcel  secures  written
    10  support, that is filed with the authority, for any such license from the
    11  relevant  local community boards, (ii) each such license shall stipulate
    12  that while beer, wine, cider and mead are being  given  away,  sold,  or
    13  otherwise  made  available  during  the showing of any motion picture or
    14  film in any screening room of a motion picture theatre or  film  theatre
    15  located  on  the  premises  of  the parcel, then every customer, patron,
    16  guest or member admitted to such motion picture or film theatre must  be
    17  twenty-one  years  of age or older, and the process by which such policy
    18  shall be implemented and enforced, and (iii) all proceeds from the  sale
    19  of  beer, wine, cider and mead shall be used to fund or subsidize commu-
    20  nity-based benefit programs administered by the licensee.
    21    BEGINNING at the corner formed by the intersection  of  the  Southerly
    22  side of Lafayette Avenue with the Easterly side of Ashland Place;

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.

        A. 2698--A                          2

     1    RUNNING  THENCE Easterly along the Southerly side of Lafayette Avenue,
     2  one hundred and seventy-six (176) feet one (1) inch to the Westerly side
     3  of St. Felix Street,
     4    THENCE  Southerly  along  the  Westerly  side of St. Felix Street, two
     5  hundred and fifteen (215) feet;
     6    THENCE Westerly  parallel  with  Lafayette  Avenue  and  part  of  the
     7  distance  through  a  party wall, one hundred and eighty-five (185) feet
     8  one-half (1/2) of an inch to the Easterly side of Ashland Place;
     9    THENCE Northerly along the Easterly side of Ashland Place, two hundred
    10  and fifteen (215) feet two and one-quarter (2 1/4) inches to the corner,
    11  the point or place of BEGINNING.
    12    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.