Bill Text: NY S04139 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Amended

Bill Title: Establishes a temporary New York craft beverage permit for all New York state manufactured liquor, spirits, wine, beer, cider and mead for events located in a municipality with a population of less than one million.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-06-06 - PRINT NUMBER 4139A [S04139 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S04139-Amended.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK


                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                    IN SENATE

                                      March 1, 2019

        Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
          ment  Operations  --  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
          establishing a temporary New York craft beverage permit

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

     1    Section  1.  The alcoholic beverage control law is amended by adding a
     2  new section 97-b to read as follows:
     3    § 97-b. Temporary New York craft beverage permit. The liquor authority
     4  is hereby authorized to issue temporary permits to a licensed  New  York
     5  state farm distillery, brewery, winery, cidery or meadery, effective for
     6  a  period  not  to exceed twenty-four consecutive hours to authorize the
     7  sale of all New York state manufactured  liquor,  spirits,  wine,  beer,
     8  cider  and  mead, as authorized to be sold in New York tasting rooms, at
     9  outdoor or indoor gatherings, functions, occasions or events located  in
    10  a  municipality  with  a population of less than one million, within the
    11  hours fixed by or pursuant to subdivision five of  section  one  hundred
    12  six  of  this  chapter, during which alcoholic beverages may lawfully be
    13  sold or served upon premises licensed to  sell  alcoholic  beverages  at
    14  retail  for on-premises consumption in the community in which is located
    15  the premises in which such gathering, function,  occasion  or  event  is
    16  held.  The  fee  for  such permit shall be fifty-two dollars. Permittees
    17  shall prominently display their New York state farm distillery, brewery,
    18  winery, cidery or meadery permit at the temporarily permitted event  for
    19  inspection  by  any regulatory agency.   Such permit and the exercise of
    20  the privilege granted thereby shall be subject  to  such  rules  of  the
    21  liquor authority as it deems necessary.
    22    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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