This bill would prohibit the sale of any beer containing caffeine or central nervous system stimulant beverages, and would provide that a violation would be a Class C misdemeanor
Amendment 621 of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, now appearing as Section 111.05 of the Official Recompilation of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended, prohibits a general law whose purpose or effect would be to require a new or increased expenditure of local funds from becoming effective with regard to a local governmental entity without enactment by a 2/3 vote unless: it comes within one of a number of specified exceptions; it is approved by the affected entity; or the Legislature appropriates funds, or provides a local source of revenue, to the entity for the purpose
The purpose or effect of this bill would be to require a new or increased expenditure of local funds within the meaning of the amendment. However, the bill does not require approval of a local governmental entity or enactment by a 2/3 vote to become effective because it comes within one of the specified exceptions contained in the amendment
Relating to the sale of beer, malt, or brewed beverages; to prohibit the sale of such beverages that contains caffeine or any other central nervous system stimulant; and to provide for a Class C misdemeanor; and in connection therewith would have as its purpose or effect the requirement of a new or increased expenditure of local funds within the meaning of Amendment 621 of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, now appearing as Section 111.05 of the Official Recompilation of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended.
|February 25, 2010||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Tourism and Travel|
|Bill Text||HB638 Alabama 2010 Session - Introduced|