Introduced Version






SENATE BILL No. 96

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 7.1-3-22-3.

Synopsis: Alcoholic beverage retail permits. Provides that in the case of a municipal annexation, the alcoholic beverage commission may only reclassify a retailer's permit in the former unincorporated territory as a permit inside the municipality if the permittee has actually conducted a retail business at the site for two consecutive years.

Effective: July 1, 2001.





Alting




    January 8, 2001, read first time and referred to Committee on Governmental and Regulatory Affairs.







Introduced

First Regular Session 112th General Assembly (2001)


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SENATE BILL No. 96



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning alcoholic beverages.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

    SECTION 1. IC 7.1-3-22-3 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001]: Sec. 3. Retailers' Permits Limited. (a) The commission may grant only one (1) three-way permit, and one (1) two-way permit, and one (1) one-way permit in an incorporated city or town or in an unincorporated town for each one thousand five hundred (1,500) persons, or fraction thereof, residing within the incorporated city or town or the unincorporated town. The commission shall include liquor retailer permits issued to clubs, but not those issued to fraternal clubs, in its quota computation when it is considering an application for a new liquor retailer's permit.
     (b) This subsection applies when a city or town annexes into the city or town unincorporated territory where a retailer's permit has been granted before the annexation. The commission may only reclassify a retailer's permit for a premises in the former unincorporated territory as a permit for a premises in an incorporated city or town if the permittee has actually conducted a business of selling alcoholic beverages to customers for

consumption on the licensed premises for two (2) consecutive years. The period of two (2) consecutive years may begin to run either before or after the annexation occurs.