HOUSE BILL No. 1028
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Citations Affected: IC 7.1-3-1-14.
Synopsis: Uniform closing hours. Allows the holder of a retailer's
permit to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises
from Sunday at 10 a.m. until Monday at 3 a.m.. (Under current law,
retailers can sell alcoholic beverages until 3 a.m. all other days of the
Effective: July 1, 2010.
Bell, Van Haaften
January 5, 2010, read first time and referred to Committee on Public Policy.
Second Regular Session 116th General Assembly (2010)
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HOUSE BILL No. 1028
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
alcohol and tobacco.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 7.1-3-1-14; (10)IN1028.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 7.1-3-1-14, AS AMENDED BY P.L.165-2006,
SECTION 3, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE
JULY 1, 2010]: Sec. 14. (a) It is lawful for an appropriate permittee,
unless otherwise specifically provided in this title, to sell alcoholic
beverages each day Monday through Saturday from 7 a.m., prevailing
local time, until 3 a.m., prevailing local time, the following day. Sales
shall cease wholly on Sunday at 3 a.m., prevailing local time, and not
be resumed until the following Monday at 7 a.m., prevailing local time.
(b) It is lawful for the holder of a retailer's permit to sell the
appropriate alcoholic beverages for consumption on the licensed
premises only on Sunday from 10 a.m., prevailing local time, until
12:30 a.m., 3 a.m.,
prevailing local time, the following day.
(c) It is lawful for the holder of a permit under this article to sell
alcoholic beverages at athletic or sports events held on Sunday upon
(1) are described in section 25(a) of this chapter;
(2) are a facility used in connection with the operation of a paved
track more than two (2) miles in length that is used primarily in
the sport of auto racing; or
(3) are being used for a professional or an amateur tournament;
beginning one (1) hour before the scheduled starting time of the event
or, if the scheduled starting time of the event is 1 p.m. or later,
beginning at noon.
(d) It is lawful for the holder of a valid beer, wine, or liquor
wholesaler's permit to sell to the holder of a valid retailer's or dealer's
permit at any time.
(e) Notwithstanding subsection (b), if December 31 (New Year's
Eve) is on a Sunday, it is lawful for the holder of a retailer's permit to
sell the appropriate alcoholic beverages on Sunday, December 31, from
10 a.m., prevailing local time, until 3 a.m., prevailing local time, the