Bill Summary for S 858 (2019-2020)

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May 26 2020

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View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
Senate Bill 858 (Public) Filed Tuesday, May 26, 2020
AN ACT DIRECTING THE CHAIRMAN OF THE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL COMMISSION TO ALLOW CERTAIN SALES DURING THE CORONAVIRUS EMERGENCY.
Intro. by Garrett.

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Directs 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. Directs the Chairman to set terms and conditions for the sales and deliveries and 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. Expires on the date that Executive Order 116, declaring a state of emergency to coordinate COVID-19 response, expires or is rescinded.

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.

 

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