Relating to Dale County; to authorize the sale of alcoholic beverages on Sundays under certain conditions and providing for a referendum.
This act shall only apply in Dale County.
(a) Subject to the provisions of Section 3, and except as otherwise provided in subsection (b), the sale of alcoholic beverages for on-premises and off-premises consumption on Sundays between the hours of 1:00 P.M. and midnight is authorized within Dale County by properly licensed retail licensees of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board. (b) Any municipality in Dale County, by ordinance or resolution of the municipal governing body, may opt out of the provisions of subsection (a).
The Judge of Probate of Dale County shall hold a referendum at the general election in November 2018 to determine if alcoholic beverages for on-premises and off-premises consumption may be sold on Sundays in Dale County. The election shall be held in the manner provided by law for holding other county elections, and the returns thereof tabulated and results certified as provided by law for county elections. The judge of probate shall cause the following language to appear on the ballot: "Do you favor the legal sale and distribution of alcoholic beverages for on-premises and off-premises consumption within Dale County on Sunday after 1:00 P.M. as provided in Act _____ of the 2018 Regular Session? Yes ___, No ___." If a majority of the qualified voters voting thereon in the county vote in favor of the question, then the sale of alcoholic beverages for on-premises and off-premises consumption on Sunday shall be authorized as provided in this act.
This act shall not affect any other law relating to the sale of alcoholic beverages in Dale County.
This act shall become effective immediately following its passage and approval by the Governor, or its otherwise becoming law.
|March 8, 2018||H||Delivered to Governor at 2:27 p.m. on March 8, 2018.|
|March 8, 2018||H||Assigned Act No. 2018-245.|
|March 8, 2018||H||Clerk of the House Certification|
|March 8, 2018||H||Enrolled|
|March 8, 2018||S||Signature Requested|
|March 8, 2018||H||Passed Second House|
|March 8, 2018||S||Motion to Read a Third Time and Pass adopted Roll Call 696|
|March 8, 2018||S||Third Reading Passed|
|March 6, 2018||S||Read for the second time and placed on the calendar|
|January 25, 2018||S||Read for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Local Legislation|
|January 23, 2018||H||Motion to Read a Third Time and Pass adopted Roll Call 59|
|January 23, 2018||H||Third Reading Passed|
|January 18, 2018||H||Read for the second time and placed on the calendar|
|January 16, 2018||H||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Local Legislation|
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