SB 98-FN - AS INTRODUCED
SENATE BILL 98-FN
SPONSORS: Sen. Murphy, Dist 16; Rep. Potucek, Rock. 13
This bill increases the total amount of delinquent payments by an on-premises or off-premises licensee that must be reported to the liquor commission.
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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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.
STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty Three
Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:
1 Alcoholic Beverages; Enforcement; Delinquent Payments. Amend RSA 179:13, I to read as follows:
I. Each holder of a wholesale distributor, brew pub, nano brewery, or beverage manufacturer license shall report to the commission the name and license number of any on-premises or off-premises licensee who is delinquent in making payment of accounts over a total of [$100] $250 within 10 days, including Sundays and holidays, from the date of delivery of beverages on the premises of such on-premises or off-premises licensee or on the premises of a liquor/wine/beverage warehouser storing the beverages for an on-premises or off-premises licensee. Each holder of a wholesale distributor license, brew pub license, nano brewery license, beverage manufacturer license, or beverage vendor license shall report to the commission the name and license number of any holder of a wholesale distributor license who is delinquent in making payments of accounts within 30 days from the date of delivery of beverages on the premises of such holder of a wholesale distributor license. Such report to the commission shall include the amounts purchased and the dates when payments were due and shall be forwarded to the commission within 5 days after said accounts become delinquent, unless the fifth day of such period is a Sunday or holiday in which case the report shall be forwarded the day following such Sunday or holiday.
2 Alcoholic Beverages; Enforcement; Delinquent Payments. Amend RSA 179:13, III to read as follows:
III. The commission shall inform holders of beverage manufacturer licenses, beverage vendor licenses, brew pub licenses, nano brewery licenses, and wholesale distributor licenses of the names of licensees who are delinquent in making payments of a total amount of [$100] $250 or more under the provisions of this section and no holder of a beverage manufacturer license, beverage vendor license, brew pub license, nano brewery license, or wholesale distributor license shall knowingly make any delivery of beverages to any licensee whose payments for purchases of beverages are reported as delinquent under this section. The commission may withhold names of delinquent licensees under circumstances in which there is a dispute over payments, an agreement to liquidate which has been approved by the commission, or other reason which the commission may deem proper.
SB 98-FN- FISCAL NOTE
FISCAL IMPACT: [ ] State [ ] County [ ] Local [ X ] None
The Office of Legislative Budget Assistant states this bill, as introduced, has no fiscal impact on state, county and local expenditures or revenue.
|Jan. 24, 2023||Senate||Hearing|
|Jan. 26, 2023||Senate||Floor Vote|
Jan. 26, 2023: Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 01/26/2023; SJ 5
Jan. 24, 2023: Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 01/26/2023; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 7A
Jan. 19, 2023: Hearing: 01/24/2023, Room 100, SH, 09:15 am; SC 7
Jan. 19, 2023: Introduced 01/05/2023 and Referred to Commerce; SJ 4