A00278 Summary:

BILL NOA00278
 
SAME ASNo Same As
 
SPONSORPaulin
 
COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd §80, ABC L
 
Establishes that persons licensed to sell wine may do so on the licensed premises under the auspices of an official agent of a farm winery, winery, wholesaler, importer, or retailer.
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A00278 Actions:

BILL NOA00278
 
01/04/2023referred to economic development
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A00278 Committee Votes:

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A00278 Floor Votes:

There are no votes for this bill in this legislative session.
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A00278 Memo:

NEW YORK STATE ASSEMBLY
MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT OF LEGISLATION
submitted in accordance with Assembly Rule III, Sec 1(f)
 
BILL NUMBER: A278
 
SPONSOR: Paulin
  TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the alcoholic beverage control law, in relation to conducting wine tastings on licensed premises   PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To enable retail licensees to conduct wine tastings.   SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one amends subdivision 1 of section 80 of the alcoholic beverage control law to include retailers in the list of individuals that may conduct wine tastings. Section two provides the effective date.   JUSTIFICATION: Currently in New York State, farm wineries, wineries, wholesalers, and importers are allowed to conduct wine tastings. These individuals are able to charge a fee when conducting such wine tastings. However, retailers are presently not authorized to conduct tastings. This bill extends the right to conduct wine tastings and, as a result, to charge a fee for such tastings to retailers.   LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2021 and 2022: A.800, Referred to Economic Development 2019 and 2020: A.334, Referred to Economic Development 2018: A.11129, Referred to Economic Development   FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None   EFFECTIVE DATE: Immediately
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A00278 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                           278
 
                               2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                     January 4, 2023
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced by M. of A. PAULIN -- read once and referred to the Committee
          on Economic Development
 
        AN  ACT  to  amend  the  alcoholic  beverage control law, in relation to
          conducting wine tastings on licensed premises
 
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of  section  80 of the alcoholic beverage
     2  control law, as amended by chapter 221 of the laws of 2011,  is  amended
     3  to read as follows:
     4    1.  Except  as  otherwise  provided  for  in  this chapter, any person
     5  licensed to sell wine pursuant to this article, or  section  sixty-three
     6  [or],  section seventy-nine or section one hundred five of this chapter,
     7  shall be permitted to conduct wine tastings only upon the licensed prem-
     8  ises. Wine tastings which are conducted under the auspices of  an  offi-
     9  cial  agent  of  a  farm  winery,  winery, wholesaler, [or] importer, or
    10  retailer and where such agent is physically present at all times  during
    11  the  conduct of the tasting, then, in that event, any liability stemming
    12  from a right of action resulting from a wine tasting as authorized here-
    13  in, and in accordance with the provisions of sections 11-100 and  11-101
    14  of the general obligations law, shall accrue to the farm winery, winery,
    15  wholesaler, [or] importer, or retailer.
    16    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD02211-01-3
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A00278 LFIN:

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A00278 Chamber Video/Transcript:

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