Bill Text: NY S01110 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Relates to selling New York state labeled alcoholic beverages at retail for consumption on the premises of a holder of a farm distillery license.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-05-08 - referred to economic development [S01110 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S01110-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                    January 11, 2019
        Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Commerce, Economic  Devel-
          opment and Small Business
        AN  ACT  to  amend  the  alcoholic  beverage control law, in relation to
          distiller's licenses
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.    Subparagraph (i) of paragraph (e) of subdivision 2-c of
     2  section 61 of the alcoholic beverage control law, as amended by  chapter
     3  431 of the laws of 2014, is amended to read as follows:
     4    (i)  sell  at  retail  for  consumption  on the licensed premises, any
     5  [liquor manufactured by the licensee or  any]  New  York  state  labeled
     6  [liquor] alcoholic beverage. Provided, however, the licensee shall regu-
     7  larly  keep  food  available for sale or service to its retail customers
     8  for consumption on the premises.  A  licensee  providing  the  following
     9  shall be deemed in compliance with this provision:  sandwiches, soups or
    10  other such foods, whether fresh, processed, pre-cooked or frozen; and/or
    11  food  items intended to [compliment] complement the tasting of alcoholic
    12  beverages, which shall mean a diversified  selection  of  food  that  is
    13  ordinarily consumed without the use of tableware and can be conveniently
    14  consumed  while  standing  or  walking,  including  but  not limited to:
    15  cheese, fruits, vegetables, chocolates, breads, mustards  and  crackers.
    16  All  of  the  provisions  of  this  chapter relative to licenses to sell
    17  liquor at retail for consumption on the premises shall apply so  far  as
    18  applicable to such licensee; and
    19    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.