Bill Summaries: H773 (2017-2018 Session)

  • Summary date: Apr 25 2017 - View summary

    House committee substitute replaces all provisions of the 1st edition as follows.

    Amends GS 18B-1000 to define sports and entertainment venueas stadiums, ballparks, and similar facilities with a permanently constructed seating capacity of 3,000 or more, excluding those located on the campus of a school, college, or university.

    Amends GS 18B-1001 to add sports and entertainment venues to the list of establishments to which on-premises malt beverage permits, on-premises unfortified wine permits, and mixed beverages permits may be issued.

  • Summary date: Apr 12 2017 - View summary

    Modifies GS 18B-1009 to now provide that nothing in GS Chapter 18B prohibits a retail permitee from selling for consumption alcoholic beverages authorized to be sold under the applicable permit in the seating areas of sports and entertainment venues (previously, the seating areas of stadiums, ballparks, and other similar public places) with a seating capacity of 3,000 or more, provided that five conditions are met, as described. Makes conforming and technical changes. Adds two defined terms. Defines premises to include all areas where the owner of the sports and entertainment venue has control of the property through a lease, deed, or other legal process. Defines sports and entertainment venue to mean stadiums, ballparks, and other similar public places.