ABC LAW/EASTERN BAND OF CHEROKEE INDIANS.

View NCGA Bill Details2011-2012 Session
House Bill 547 (Public) Filed Wednesday, March 30, 2011
TO AUTHORIZE THE EASTERN BAND OF CHEROKEE INDIANS, A FEDERALLY RECOGNIZED INDIAN TRIBE AND SOVEREIGN NATION, TO ESTABLISH A TRIBAL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL COMMISSION TO REGULATE THE PURCHASE, POSSESSION, CONSUMPTION, SALE, AND DELIVERY OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT RETAIL AND TO RECEIVE SHIPMENTS OF SPIRITUOUS LIQUOR AND FORTIFIED WINES FROM THE NORTH CAROLINA ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL COMMISSION.
Intro. by Haire.

Status: Ref To Com On Commerce and Job Development (House Action) (Mar 31 2011)

Bill History:

H 547

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Mar 30 2011 - More information

    Enacts new GS 18B-112, authorizing the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians to establish a tribal alcoholic beverage control commission to regulate alcoholic beverages on any land designated as Indian Country, as indicated. Requires adoption of and compliance with GS Chapter 18B (regulation of alcoholic beverages). Authorizes the North Carolina Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission (ABC Commission) to enter into agreements with the tribal commission, but no sooner than July 1, 2013. Sets forth additional details related to the tribal commission, failure to comply with state law, and providing that federal law controls in the case of conflict of laws.
    Makes a conforming change to GS 18B-203(a)(17) (powers and duties of the ABC Commission).


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