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HF 2758

as introduced - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 01/31/2022 10:42am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to liquor; establishing extended alcohol service hours during broadcasts
of a FIFA World Cup event; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 340A.504,
by adding a subdivision.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 340A.504, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:

new text begin Subd. 8. new text end

new text begin Extended hours for on-sale; World Cup. new text end

new text begin Notwithstanding the restrictions on
the days and hours for on-sale of intoxicating liquor or 3.2 percent malt liquor in this section,
during a FIFA Women's World Cup competition or FIFA World Cup competition, a licensing
jurisdiction may, at its discretion, issue special permits for service of alcohol through
extended hours. The permit only authorizes the sale of alcoholic beverages 30 minutes
before, during, and after a scheduled contemporaneous broadcast of a World Cup match.
Only holders of an existing on-sale intoxicating liquor license or a 3.2 percent malt liquor
license are eligible for the extended hours. Local licensing jurisdictions issuing special
permits to operate with extended hours under this subdivision may charge a fee up to but
not to exceed $250 for a permit. In the process of issuing a permit under this section, the
licensing jurisdiction may limit approval to specified geographic, zoning, or license
classifications within its jurisdiction.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
new text end