Bill Text - SB301 (2016)

Relative to the consumption of liquor at sports complexes.


Revision: March 8, 2016, midnight

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SB 301  - AS INTRODUCED

 

2016 SESSION

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SENATE BILL\t301

 

AN ACT\trelative to the consumption of liquor at sports complexes.

 

SPONSORS:\tSen. D'Allesandro, Dist 20; Rep. Horrigan, Straf. 6

 

COMMITTEE:\tCommerce

 

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ANALYSIS

 

\tThis bill permits liquor and beverage sales and consumption in skybox seating at intercollegiate events at licensed sports/entertainment complexes.

 

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Explanation:\tMatter added to current law appears in bold italics.

\t\tMatter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

\t\tMatter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

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STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Sixteen

 

AN ACT\trelative to the consumption of liquor at sports complexes.

 

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

 

\t1  Cocktail Lounge Licenses; Sports/Entertainment Complex.  Amend RSA 178:22, V(u)(1) to read as follows:

\t\t\t\t(1)  The commission may issue a cocktail lounge license to the owner of a sports/entertainment complex, or any operator or designee contracting with the owner of the complex.  Such license shall allow the sale or service of liquor and beverage in any clearly defined areas approved by the commission.  Liquor and beverage shall be sold only at such times as a fee is charged for admission to an event at the sports/entertainment complex.  Liquor and beverage shall not be sold or consumed in stadium [or skybox] seating at any intercollegiate event or  in stadium or skybox seating at any interscholastic event.  The provisions of RSA 178:22, II shall not apply to this license.

\t2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

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