Bill Text - HB589 (2019)

Revision: Jan. 15, 2019, 2:48 p.m.

HB 589 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2019 SESSION

19-0616

08/01

 

HOUSE BILL 589

 

AN ACT relative to signs for New Hampshire liquor and wine manufacturers.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Edgar, Rock. 21; Rep. Morrison, Rock. 9

 

COMMITTEE: Municipal and County Government

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill allows liquor and wine manufacturers to advertise on the site of their licensed premises through the use of internally illuminated signs.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19-0616

08/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT relative to signs for New Hampshire liquor and wine manufacturers.

 

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

 

1  Liquor, Wine, and Beverage Advertisements; Sign Restrictions.  Amend RSA 179:25, I to read as follows:

I.  No brand advertising of liquor or beverages sold in this state shall be allowed through the use of internally illuminated signs outside the licensed premises.  Brand advertising of liquor or beverages sold in this state shall be allowed through the use of internally illuminated signs inside the licensed premises. Notwithstanding the above, liquor manufacturers, wine manufacturers, beverage manufacturers and wholesale distributors may advertise on the site of their licensed premises through the use of internally illuminated signs.

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