HB 210

Sponsor
Session
Regular Session 2018
Title
Dale Co., alcoholic beverages, Sunday sales, referendums, municipalities,
Description

Relating to Dale County; to authorize the sale of alcoholic beverages on Sundays under certain conditions and providing for a referendum.

Subjects
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Relating to Dale County; to authorize the sale of alcoholic beverages on Sundays under certain conditions and providing for a referendum.

Section 1

This act shall only apply in Dale County.

Section 2

(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).

Section 3

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.

Section 4

This act shall not affect any other law relating to the sale of alcoholic beverages in Dale County.

Section 5

This act shall become effective immediately following its passage and approval by the Governor, or its otherwise becoming law.

No articles found.
Action Date Chamber Action
March 8, 2018HDelivered to Governor at 2:27 p.m. on March 8, 2018.
March 8, 2018HAssigned Act No. 2018-245.
March 8, 2018HClerk of the House Certification
March 8, 2018HEnrolled
March 8, 2018SSignature Requested
March 8, 2018HPassed Second House
March 8, 2018SMotion to Read a Third Time and Pass adopted Roll Call 696
March 8, 2018SThird Reading Passed
March 6, 2018SRead for the second time and placed on the calendar
January 25, 2018SRead for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Local Legislation
January 23, 2018HMotion to Read a Third Time and Pass adopted Roll Call 59
January 23, 2018HThird Reading Passed
January 18, 2018HRead for the second time and placed on the calendar
January 16, 2018HRead for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Local Legislation
2018-03-20
Chamber: Senate
Result: Passed
2018-02-22
Chamber: House
Result: Passed
2018-03-08
Chamber: Senate
Result: Passed
2018-01-23
Chamber: House
Result: Failed