HB 504

Sponsor
Session
Regular Session 2018
Title
Chambers Co., outside of Valley and Lanett, alcoholic beverages, Sunday sales, referendum
Description

Relating to Chambers County outside of the corporate limits of the City of Valley and the City of Lanett; authorizing the sale of certain alcoholic beverages on Sundays under certain conditions.

Subjects
Alcoholic Beverages
View Original PDF: HB 504 - Introduced - PDF

Relating to Chambers County outside of the corporate limits of the City of Valley and the City of Lanett; authorizing the sale of certain alcoholic beverages on Sundays under certain conditions.

Section 1

This act applies in Chambers County outside of the corporate limits of the City of Valley and the City of Lanett.

Section 2

The sale of alcoholic beverages after 12:00 p.m. on Sundays may be authorized by the Chambers County Commission outside of the corporate limits of the City of Valley and the City of Lanett after approval by a referendum as provided in this act. If the Sunday sale of alcoholic beverages is approved by a referendum, the county commission, by ordinance, may permit the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages on Sunday after 12:00 p.m. as determined by the county commission by properly licensed retail licensees of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board outside of the corporate limits of the City of Valley and the City of Lanett. Pursuant to this authority, the county commission 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 county commission shall hold a referendum to determine if the public favors the sale of alcoholic beverages on Sunday after 12:00 p.m. outside of the corporate limits of the City of Valley and the City of Lanett. 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 outside of the corporate limits of the City of Valley and the City of Lanett may be provided for by the county commission.

Section 4

The referendum shall be held at the next primary or general election. Costs of the referendum shall be paid by the county commission. A second or subsequent referendum shall not be held within 12 months following a referendum which fails to be approved.

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 27, 2018HForwarded to Governor on March 27, 2018 at 6:09 p.m. on March 27, 2018.
March 27, 2018HForwarded to Governor on March 27, 2018 at 6:09 p.m. on March 27, 2018.
March 27, 2018HAssigned Act No. 2018-566.
March 27, 2018HClerk of the House Certification
March 27, 2018HEnrolled
March 27, 2018SSignature Requested
March 27, 2018HPassed Second House
March 27, 2018SMotion to Read a Third Time and Pass adopted Roll Call 1177
March 27, 2018SThird Reading Passed
March 22, 2018SRead for the second time and placed on the calendar
March 21, 2018SRead for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Local Legislation
March 20, 2018HMotion to Read a Third Time and Pass adopted Roll Call 890
March 20, 2018HThird Reading Passed
March 15, 2018HRead for the second time and placed on the calendar
March 8, 2018HRead for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Local Legislation
2018-03-27
Chamber: Senate
Result: Passed
2018-03-20
Chamber: House
Result: Failed