HB 466

Session
Regular Session 2018
Title
Jasper, alcoholic beverages, Sunday sales by retail licensees for off-premises consumption, city council authorized to regulate and permit, referendum
Description

Relating to the City of Jasper in Walker County; authorizing the sale of certain alcoholic beverages in the municipality on Sundays under certain conditions.

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Relating to the City of Jasper in Walker County; authorizing the sale of certain alcoholic beverages in the municipality on Sundays under certain conditions.

Section 1

This act applies only in the City of Jasper in Walker County.

Section 2

The sale of alcoholic beverages after 12:00 p.m. on Sundays may be authorized by the city council within the corporate limits of the City of Jasper after approval by a referendum as provided in this act. If the Sunday sale of alcoholic beverages is approved by a referendum, the city council of the city, by ordinance, may permit the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages on Sunday after 12:00 p.m. as determined by the city council by properly licensed retail licensees of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board. Pursuant to this authority, the city council may regulate which retail licensees may sell alcoholic beverages on Sunday, whether the sale may be for off-premises consumption, and any other aspect of the Sunday sale of alcoholic beverages.

Section 3

The city shall hold a referendum to determine if the public favors the sale of alcoholic beverages on Sunday, after 12:00 p.m. If a majority of the voters voting thereon vote in favor of the question, then the sale of alcoholic beverages after 12:00 p.m. on Sunday may be provided for by the city council.

Section 4

The referendum shall be held at the next regular election or at a special election called for that purpose by the city council. Costs of the referendum shall be paid by the city. A second or subsequent referendum shall not be held within 12 months following a referendum which fails to be approved by the voters of the city.

Section 5

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

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Action Date Chamber Action
March 21, 2018HDelivered to Governor at 6:04 p.m. on March 21, 2018.
March 21, 2018HAssigned Act No. 2018-370.
March 21, 2018HClerk of the House Certification
March 21, 2018SSignature Requested
March 21, 2018HEnrolled
March 21, 2018HPassed Second House
March 21, 2018SMotion to Read a Third Time and Pass adopted Roll Call 1013
March 21, 2018SThird Reading Passed
March 20, 2018SRead for the second time and placed on the calendar
March 15, 2018SRead for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Local Legislation
March 15, 2018HMotion to Read a Third Time and Pass adopted Roll Call 787
March 15, 2018HThird Reading Passed
March 13, 2018HRead for the second time and placed on the calendar
February 27, 2018HRead for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Local Legislation
2018-03-21
Chamber: Senate
Result: Passed
2018-03-15
Chamber: House
Result: Failed