AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE A CITY WITH A POPULATION OF MORE THAN FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND PEOPLE WHICH HOLDS A NATIONAL CONVENTION TO CONTRACT WITH OUT-OF-STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES TO PROVIDE LAW ENFORCEMENT AND SECURITY FOR THE NATIONAL CONVENTION; AND TO AMEND A PROVISION OF THE BUDGET, IF ENACTED, RELATED TO RELOCATION OF DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FACILITIES.
House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.
Amends GS 18B-1004, concerning hours for retail sale and consumption of alcohol. Authorizes holders of an on-premises malt beverage permit, on-premises unfortified wine permit, on-premises fortified wine permit, special occasion permit, limited special occasion permit, mixed beverages permit, a nonprofit organization fundraiser special one-time permit or a permit to serve wine, malt beverages, and spirituous liquor at a ticketed event where a local government or organization raises funds, issued pursuant to specified state laws to sell alcoholic beverages authorized by the respective permit until 4:00 AM and consumption of those alcoholic beverages until 4:30 AM. Limits the scope of the authorization to permitted premises located in either (1) a county that has a population of at least 900,000 and has a state line as one border, or (2) a county that shares a border with a county that meets the previous criteria. Effective August 22, 2020, and expires August 30, 2020.
Changes the effective date of the act to the date the act becomes law, except as otherwise provided (was, effective as provided therein). Amends the act's long title.