House Bill No. 6827
               House Bill No. 6827

               PUBLIC ACT NO. 97-66


AN   ACT   CONCERNING   HOLDERS   AND  BACKERS  OF
MANUFACTURER PERMITS  FOR  BREW  PUBS,  RESTAURANT
PERMITS AND CAFE PERMITS.


    Be  it  enacted  by  the  Senate  and House of
Representatives in General Assembly convened:
    Subsection   (a)   of  section  30-48  of  the
general statutes is repealed and the following  is
substituted in lieu thereof:
    (a) No backer or permittee of one PERMIT class
shall be a backer or permittee of any other PERMIT
class except in  the case of any class of airport,
railroad, airline and  boat  permits,  AND  except
that: (1) A backer of a hotel or restaurant permit
may be a  backer  [in] OF both such classes; [and]
(2) a HOLDER  OR  backer  of A MANUFACTURER PERMIT
FOR A BREW  PUB,  a  restaurant  PERMIT  or A cafe
permit may be  a  HOLDER  OR  backer of [both] ANY
OTHER OR ALL  OF  such  classes;  (3)  a holder or
backer of a  restaurant  permit may be a holder or
backer of a  bowling  establishment  permit; (4) a
backer of a restaurant permit may be a backer of a
coliseum permit or  a  coliseum concession permit,
or  both,  when   such   restaurant  is  within  a
coliseum; (5) a  backer of a hotel permit may be a
backer  of  a   coliseum   permit  or  a  coliseum
concession permit, or  both;  (6)  a  backer  of a
coliseum permit may  be  a  backer  of  a coliseum
concession permit; (7)  a  backer  of  a  coliseum
concession permit may  be  a  backer of a coliseum
permit; (8) a  backer  of  a  grocery  store  beer
permit may be  a  backer of a package store permit
if such was the case on or before May 1, 1996; (9)
a backer of a university permit may be a backer of
a nonprofit theater  permit;  (10)  subject to the
discretion   of  the   [Department   of   Consumer
Protection]  DEPARTMENT,  a  backer  of  a  permit
provided for in section 30-33b, may be a backer of
any other retail  on-premise  consumption  permit,
including those permits  provided  for  in  [said]
section  30-33b; (11)  a  backer  of  a  nonprofit
theater permit may  be  a  holder  or  backer of a
hotel permit; and  (12)  a  holder  or backer of a
restaurant permit may  be  a holder or backer of a
special outing facility  permit. Any person may be
a permittee of  more  than one permit. [; and a] A
person may be  a permittee under a permit provided
for in [said]  section  30-33b [,] and a backer of
any other retail  on-premise  consumption  permit,
including those permits  provided  for  in  [said]
section 30-33b. The  operator  of  a racing or jai
alai exhibition with  pari-mutuel betting licensed
by the Gaming  Policy Board may be a backer of any
permit provided for  in  [said] section 30-33b. NO
HOLDER OF A MANUFACTURER PERMIT FOR A BREW PUB AND
NO SPOUSE OR  CHILD OF SUCH HOLDER MAY BE A HOLDER
OR BACKER OF MORE THAN THREE RESTAURANT PERMITS OR
CAFE PERMITS.

Approved May 27, 1997