HB1705 (2018) Detail

Relative to enforcement activity verifying compliance.


HB 1705 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2666

08/03

 

HOUSE BILL 1705

 

AN ACT relative to enforcement activity verifying compliance.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Cahill, Rock. 17; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21

 

COMMITTEE: Commerce and Consumer Affairs

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires the liquor commission to make rules about points imposed for compliance failures.  

 

This bill also requires training for servers serving alcohol.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2666

08/03

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to enforcement activity verifying compliance.

 

 

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

 

1  Enforcement Activity Verifying Noncompliance.  Amend RSA 179:5-b to read as follows:

179:5-b  Enforcement Activity Verifying Noncompliance.

I.  It shall be a violation to sell any liquor or beverage to a minor during enforcement activity initiated solely for the purpose of verifying noncompliance with RSA 179:5.  It shall be a misdemeanor to knowingly sell liquor or beverage to a minor at the time of any such enforcement activity.  The commission shall retain the right to require the licensee in such a circumstance to initiate additional training of its staff or individual employee.  This section shall not apply to law enforcement initiatives involving surveillance, investigations, or criminal complaints of prohibited sales.

II.  The commission shall make rules relative to violations that result from enforcement activity in paragraph I.  Such rules shall include a system in which points are imposed for noncompliance.  Such points shall be valid for 3 years from the date of their imposition.  

2  New Subparagraph; Mandatory Training for Servers.  Amend RSA 178:2, IV by inserting after subparagraph (b) the following new subparagraph:

(c)  Within 30 days of the date of hire, the training program shall be attended by any person serving alcohol in the establishment owned by the licensee.  

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

Links

HB1705 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 11, 2018 House Hearing
Jan. 31, 2018 House Exec Session

Bill Text Revisions

HB1705 Revision: 2352 Date: Nov. 15, 2017, 8:36 a.m.

Docket


March 6, 2018: Refer for Interim Study: MA VV 03/06/2018 HJ 6 P. 17


: Committee Report: Refer for Interim Study (Vote 18-2; CC)


March 6, 2018: Committee Report: Refer for Interim Study for 03/06/2018 (Vote 18-2; CC) HC 9 P. 10


Jan. 31, 2018: Executive Session: 01/31/2018 LOB 302


Jan. 30, 2018: Subcommittee Work Session: 01/30/2018 10:15 AM LOB 302


Jan. 11, 2018: Public Hearing: 01/11/2018 09:00 AM LOB 302


Jan. 3, 2018: Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Commerce and Consumer Affairs HJ 1 P. 20