Introduced Version




Citations Affected: IC 7.1-1-3-18.5.

Synopsis: Definition of grocery store. Defines "grocery store" for alcoholic beverage statutes.

Effective: July 1, 2003.

Kuzman, Alderman

    January 21, 2003, read first time and referred to Committee on Public Policy, Ethics and Veterans Affairs.


First Regular Session 113th General Assembly (2003)

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

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

SOURCE: IC 7.1-1-3-18.5; (03)IN1801.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 7.1-1-3-18.5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2003]: Sec. 18.5. "Grocery store" means a store or part of a store commonly known as a supermarket, food store, or grocery store that:
        (1) is engaged in the retail sale of:
            (A) canned foods;
            (B) dry goods such as tea, coffee, sugar, and flour;
            (C) fresh fruits and vegetables; and
            (D) fresh and prepared meats, fish, and poultry; and
        (2) has sales of food for human consumption (as defined in IC 6-2.5-5-20) that:
            (A) are at least fifty percent (50%) of the store's food and nonalcoholic beverage sales; and
            (B) equal at least five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000) per year.