SPIRITUOUS LIQUOR TASTINGS/CITY OF ASHEVILLE.

View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
House Bill 1156 (Local) Filed Tuesday, May 20, 2014
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO ALLOW SPIRITUOUS LIQUOR TASTINGS AT ABC STORES IN THE CITY OF ASHEVILLE.
Intro. by Moffitt, Ramsey, Fisher, McGrady.

Status: Re-ref Com On Commerce and Job Development (House Action) (Jun 18 2014)
H 1156

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: May 20 2014 - More information

    Allows the local board to allow holders of a distillery permit, a distiller broker represenative permit, or a distiller representative permit, to conduct a consumer tasting event at any ABC store in Ashevlle subject to 16 specified conditions. Those conditions include: requiring the permit holder to conduct the tasting event and holding the permit holder solely responsible for any violations of GS Chapter 18B, limiting sample sizes, and providing the samples for free. Prohibits permit holders conducting a tasting event from providing any consideration to the local board, its members, or its employees for any purposed related to the event.

    Amends GS 18B-301 and GS 18B-1105(a) to make conforming changes. Applies to Asheville only.


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