EXPAND MIXED BEVERAGE SALE DURING PANDEMIC.

View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
Senate Bill 748 (Public) Filed Thursday, May 14, 2020
AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CHAIRMAN OF THE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL COMMISSION TO ALLOW CERTAIN SALES DURING THE CORONAVIRUS EMERGENCY.
Intro. by Peterson, Chaudhuri.

Status: Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate (Senate action) (May 18 2020)

Bill History:

S 748

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: May 14 2020 - More information

    Authorizes the Chairman of the ABC Commission (Chairman) to allow mixed beverage permittees to engage in retail sales for consumption off the premises, including delivery by the permittee, an employee of the permittee, or independent contractor. Makes coordinating authorizations concerning delivery service permittees. Allows the Chairman to set terms and conditions for the sales and deliveries, but requires that products sold or delivered under the provision to be (1) packaged in a container with a secure lid or cap and in a manner designed to prevent consumption without removal, (2) sold only with food, and (3) limited to two servings per meal or food item ordered.

    Appropriates $50,000 in nonrecurring funds from the General Fund to the ABC Commission for the 2019-20 fiscal year to cover the act's implementation.

    Expires on the date that Executive Order 116, declaring a state of emergency to coordinate COVID-19 response, expires or is rescinded.


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