Amends GS 18B-1001 (ABC permits) to add subdivision (22) establishing a common carrier vehicle permit for businesses operating common carriers under a certificate of authority by the North Carolina Utilities Commission to authorize the sale or service of alcohol in the passenger area of a common carrier on journeys of 75 miles or greater and which do not end within 10 miles of where the journey starts. Sets out limitation on hours in which alcohol can be sold, served, or consumed. Amends GS 18B-902(d) (ABC permit application and fees) establishing a $1,000 application fee for a common carrier vehicle permit. Amends GS 18B-401 (prohibiting transportation of open containers and consumption of alcohol in vehicles) to make conforming changes. Effective August 1, 2021.
Bill H 693 (2021-2022)Summary date: Apr 27 2021 - View summary