Amendment 2024-0939h to HB1540 (2024)

Relative to the definitions of full course meals and full service restaurant for purposes of alcohol licensing.

Revision: March 18, 2024, 1:50 p.m.

Rep. J. Sullivan, Graf. 2

March 4, 2024





Amendment to HB 1540-FN


Amend the bill by replacing section 1 with the following:


1  Alcoholic Beverages;  Definitions of Full Course Meal and Full Service Restaurant.  Amend RSA 175:1, XXXII and XXXIII to read as follows:

XXXII. "Full course meal" means a diversified selection of food [which ordinarily cannot be consumed without the use of tableware and which cannot be conveniently consumed while standing or walking].

XXXIII.  "Full service restaurant" means a room or rooms capable of seating, at one or more tables with chairs or at booths, at least 20 guests at one time, unless granted an exception from the liquor commission.  [The dining room and kitchen shall be sufficiently staffed.  Meals shall be readily available, promoted and served to the table.  The menu shall contain a variety of full course meals and a sandwich menu may be substituted at the noon meal.]  Meals shall be readily available and served to the table.