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SB 34/LM (BR 372) - G. Tapp

     AN ACT relating to alcoholic beverage control.
     Amend KRS 241.010, 241.060, 241.080, 243.090, 243.100, 243.200, 243.390, 243.440, 243.450, 243.490, 243.500, 243.510, 243.520, 243.530, 243.620, 243.630, 243.640, 243.650, 243.660, 243.670, 244.030, 244.060, 244.070, 244.090, 244.130, 244.150, and 244.240 to encompass all licenses issued under KRS Chapters 241 to 244; redefine "small farm winery"; amend KRS 243.155 to forbid a small farm winery from manufacturing or producing brandies or cordials; amend KRS 242.100 to narrow local option election alcohol sales restrictions to the affected territory rather than the entire county and for only the time that the polls are open; amend KRS 243.031 to make language regarding small farm wineries fit the current terminology; allow license expiration and renewal after notification by the office; amend KRS 243.100, 243.360, and 243.640 to include limited liability companies along with corporations, partnerships, and other entities in corporate licensing statutes; amend KRS 243.160 to remove outdated references to "consumer's spirits stamps"; amend KRS 243.360 to add hotel in-room licenses and sampling licenses to the list of licenses that do not require advertising the intent to seek the license; amend KRS 244.083 to increase the fine for designated underage alcohol possession and related crimes from $100 to $250; amend KRS 244.290, 244.295, and 244.480 to include local option elections within the election day alcohol sales prohibition; make technical corrections.


     SFA (1, D. Thayer) - Amend KRS 241.010 to increase the maximum output a small farm winery may produce from 50,000 gallons of wine in a calendar year to 100,000 gallons in a calendar year.

     HCS/LM - Retain original provisions; amend KRS 189A.005 to further define "ignition interlock device"; amend KRS 189A.070 to specify that the period of time an ignition interlock device is installed shall not change the amount of time an interlock is installed on subsequent offenses; amend KRS 189A.340 to provide that the installation of an ignition interlock device is in addition to other penalties and specify length of time ignition interlock device shall be imposed; amend KRS 189A.410 to specify that persons with a hardship exemption operate only motor vehicles with an installed ignition interlock device.

     CCR - Cannot agree.

     FCCR/FN/LM - Retain original provisions; amend KRS 189A.010 to add driving the wrong way on a four-lane highway and lower the blood alcohol requirement from 0.18 to 0.15 under aggravating circumstances; amend KRS 243.0305 to subject sale of souvenir retail liquor sales to local ordinance; amend KRS 244.050 to provide for sampling of distilled spirits at retail locations licensed to sell distilled spirits and wine, limit sampling hours, size, and number of samples, permit limited sampling during distillery tour for educational purposes, permit offering of promotional items of nominal value in conjunction with distillery tour or sampling event.

     Jan 7-introduced in Senate
     Jan 8-to Licensing, Occupations & Administrative Regulations (S)
     Feb 10-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar; floor amendment (1) filed
     Feb 11-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 13-floor amendment (1) withdrawn
     Feb 23-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 24, 2009
     Feb 24-passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
     Feb 25-passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
     Feb 26-3rd reading, passed 34-1; received in House
     Mar 2-to Licensing & Occupations (H)
     Mar 6-posting waived
     Mar 9-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 10-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 11, 2009
     Mar 11-3rd reading, passed 89-7 with Committee Substitute ; received in Senate
     Mar 12-posted for passage for concurrence in House Committee Substitute ; Senate refused to concur in House Committee Substitute ; received in House; House refused to recede from Committee Substitute ; Conference Committee appointed in House and Senate
     Mar 13-Conference Committee report filed in House and Senate; Conference Committee report adopted in House and Senate; Free Conference Committee appointed in House and Senate; Free Conference Committee report filed in House; Free Conference Committee report adopted in House; passed 70-20; received in Senate

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