House Bill #5182 (2019)

AN ACT RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES -- RETAIL LICENSES -- SPECIAL EVENTS LICENSE

Permits cities and towns to issue special events liquor licenses to permit the equivalent of one-day licenses one day each month.

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  • 2019 – H 5182
  • 2019 – H 5182 SUBSTITUTE A
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  • LC000245
  • LC000245/SUB A
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  • S T A T E O F R H O D E I S L A N D
  • IN GENERAL ASSEMBLY
  • JANUARY SESSION, A.D. 2019
  • ____________
  • A N A C T
  • RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES – RETAIL LICENSES – SPECIAL EVENTS
  • LICENSE
  • Introduced By: Representatives Phillips, Ucci, Hawkins, Amore, and Serodio
  • Date Introduced: January 24, 2019
  • Referred To: House Corporations
  • It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:
  • SECTION 1. Chapter 3-7 of the General Laws entitled "Retail Licenses" is hereby amended by adding thereto the following section:
  • 3-7-16.10. Class SE license.
  • A city or town may issue a Special Events (SE) license which shall allow any retail business or nonprofit organization to offer alcoholic beverages for sale at retail at, or as part of the consideration for admission to an event to be held at its premises. Such events shall not be held more often than one day in each calendar month. The alcoholic beverages for such events may be purchased from a Class A licensee in the same city or town, notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter.
  • SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage.
  • S TATE OF RHODE IS L AND
  • IN GENERAL ASSEMBLY
  • JANUARY SESSION, A.D. 2019
  • ____________
  • A N A C T
  • RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES – RETAIL LICENSES – SPECIAL EVENTS
  • LICENSE
  • Introduced By: Representatives Phillips, Ucci, Hawkins, Amore, and Serodio
  • Date Introduced: January 24, 2019
  • Referred To: House Corporations
  • It is enacted by the GeneralAssembly as follows:
  • SECTION 1. Chapter 3-7 of the General Laws entitled "Retail Licenses" is hereby amended by adding thereto the following section:
  • 3-7-16.10. Class SE license.
  • A city or town may issue a Special Events (SE) license which shall allow any retail business not otherwise licensed in this chapter or affiliated with any entity licensed in this chapter or nonprofit organization to offer alcoholic beverages for sale at retail at, or as part of the consideration for admission to an event to be held at its premises. Such events shall not be held more often than one day in each calendar month. The alcoholic beverages for such events shallbe purchased from a Class A licensee in the same city or town, notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter.
  • SECTION 2. This act shalltake effect upon passage.
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  • LC000245
  • LC000245/SUB A
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  • EXPLANATION
  • BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
  • OF
  • A N A C T
  • RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES – RETAIL LICENSES – SPECIAL EVENTS
  • BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
  • OF
  • A N A C T
  • RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES – RETAIL LICENSES – SPECIAL EVENTS
  • LICENSE
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  • This act would permit cities and towns to issue special events liquor licenses to permit the equivalent of one-day licenses one day each month.
  • This act would take effect upon passage. ======== LC000245 ========
  • This act would take effect upon passage. ======== LC000245/SUB A ========
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Votes

NOTE: Electronic voting records are unofficial and may not be accurate. For an official vote tally, check the House or Senate Journal from the day of the vote.

Floor vote for PASSAGE

March 21, 2019 at 4:31pm
Yeas: 63 / Nays: 0 / Not voting: 5 / Recused: 0
Legislator Vote
Rep. Abney Y
Rep. Ackerman NV
Rep. Ajello Y
Rep. Almeida NV
Rep. Alzate Y
Rep. Amore Y
Rep. Azzinaro Y
Rep. Barros Y
Rep. Bennett Y
Rep. Blazejewski Y
Rep. Caldwell Y
Rep. Canario NV
Rep. Carson Y
Rep. Casey Y
Rep. Casimiro Y
Rep. Cassar Y
Rep. Chippendale Y
Rep. Cortvriend Y
Rep. Corvese Y
Rep. Costantino Y
Rep. Craven Y
Rep. Diaz Y
Rep. Donovan Y
Rep. Edwards Y
Rep. Fellela Y
Rep. Filippi Y
Rep. Fogarty Y
Rep. Handy Y
Rep. Hawkins Y
Rep. Hull Y
Rep. Jackson Y
Rep. Jacquard Y
Rep. Johnston Y
Rep. Kazarian Y
Rep. Kennedy Y
Rep. Kislak Y
Rep. Knight Y
Rep. Lima Y
Rep. Lombardi Y
Rep. Lyle Y
Rep. Maldonado Y
Rep. Marszalkowski Y
Rep. Mattiello Y
Rep. McEntee Y
Rep. McKiernan Y
Rep. McLaughlin Y
Rep. McNamara Y
Rep. Mendez Y
Rep. Messier Y
Rep. Millea NV
Rep. Morin Y
Rep. Nardone Y
Rep. Newberry Y
Rep. Noret Y
Rep. O'Brien Y
Rep. Phillips Y
Rep. Place Y
Rep. Price Y
Rep. Quattrocchi NV
Rep. Ranglin-Vassell Y
Rep. Roberts Y
Rep. Ruggiero Y
Rep. Serodio Y
Rep. Serpa Y
Rep. Shanley Y
Rep. Shekarchi Y
Rep. Slater Y
Rep. Solomon Y