HB1197 (2008) Detail

Relative to liquor advertising.


HB 1197 – AS INTRODUCED

2008 SESSION

08-2215

03/01

HOUSE BILL 1197

AN ACT relative to liquor advertising.

SPONSORS: Rep. Winters, Hills 17

COMMITTEE: Commerce

ANALYSIS

This bill eliminates restrictions on “happy hour” advertising.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

08-2215

03/01

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eight

AN ACT relative to liquor advertising.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

1 Advertising Restrictions; “Happy Hour.” Amend RSA 179:31, XI to read as follows:

XI. No advertising or promotion shall be done by the use of a billboard. [Advertising shall not contain any reference to a “happy hour” except that a “happy hour schedule” may be posted within the licensed premises, not in view of any public way, and an on-premises licensee may advertise or promote the holding of a “champagne brunch” or similar package.]

2 Repeal. RSA 175:1, XXXVI-a, relative to definition of happy hour, is repealed.

3 Effective Date. This act shall take effect January 1, 2009.

Links

HB1197 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB1197 Revision: 11399 Date: Jan. 1, 2008, midnight

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