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  • Summary date: Apr 27 2015 - View Summary

    House amendment makes the following changes to the 3rd edition:

    Deletes proposed changes to GS 150B-38(a), which added new subdivision (7), The Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission, in order to make the Commission subject to the administrative hearing regulations of GS Chapter 150B.


  • Summary date: Apr 27 2015 - View Summary

    House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 2nd edition:

    Amends the effective date clause, providing that unless otherwise provided, the act is effective when it becomes law. 

  • Summary date: Apr 15 2015 - View Summary

    House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition. Clarifies that the changes to GS 18B-906(a) apply to suspensions issued on or after May 1, 2015, and that the changes to GS 150B-38(a) apply to contested cases brought on or after May 1, 2015.

  • Summary date: Mar 18 2015 - View Summary

    Amends GS 18B-101, which defines terms as they are used in GS Chapter 18B, Regulation of Alcoholic Beverages. Adds a definition for powdered alcohol, meaning any powder or crystalline substance capable of being converted into a liquid alcoholic beverage fit for human consumption.

    Adds new subsection (a1) to GS 18B-102 to make it unlawful for any person to manufacture, sell, transport, import, deliver, furnish, purchase, consume, or possess powdered alcohol.

    Effective May 1, 2015, amends GS 18B-906(a) to clarify that an ABC permit is a license within the meaning of the Administrative Procedure Act (GS 150B-2, Definitions) and an ABC Commission action on issuance, suspension (except supervision due to charging five or more people with specified criminal violations after an undercover operation), or revocation of an ABC permit, other than a temporary permit issued under GS 18B-905, is a contested case subject to the provisions of the APA except for the exceptions provided in GS 18B-906(a), as amended in this act. Amends GS 150B-38(a) to add a new subdivision: (7) The Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission bringing the Commission under Article 3A of GS Chapter 150B, governing other administrative hearings.

    Except as otherwise indicated, this act becomes effective when it becomes law.