Substitute House Bill No. 5444
          Substitute House Bill No. 5444

              PUBLIC ACT NO. 98-164


AN  ACT  CONCERNING BACKERS OF CONCESSION PERMITS,
COLISEUM PERMITS AND COLISEUM CONCESSION  PERMITS,
AND  LIQUOR  LAW  INVESTIGATIONS  AND  ENFORCEMENT
ACTIVITY.


    Be  it  enacted  by  the  Senate  and House of
Representatives in General Assembly convened:
    Section  1. Subsection (a) of section 30-48 of
the general statutes, as  amended  by  public  act
97-66,   is   repealed   and   the   following  is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 of both such classes; (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 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, 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
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; AND (13) A  BACKER
OF  A  CONCESSION  PERMIT  MAY  BE  A  BACKER OF A
COLISEUM PERMIT OR A COLISEUM  CONCESSION  PERMIT,
OR  BOTH.  Any  person  may be a permittee of more
than one permit. A person may be a permittee under
a  permit  provided  for  in  section 30-33b and a
backer of any other retail on-premise  consumption
permit,  including  those  permits provided for in
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 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.
    Sec.  2. Section 30-87 of the general statutes
is repealed and the following  is  substituted  in
lieu thereof:
    Any  person  who  [, for any purpose,] induces
any minor to procure  alcoholic  liquor  from  any
person permitted to sell [the same] SUCH ALCOHOLIC
LIQUOR  shall  be   subject   to   the   penalties
prescribed  in  section  30-113. The provisions of
this  section  shall  not   apply   to   (1)   the
procurement   of  liquor  by  a  person  over  age
eighteen who is an employee or permit holder under
section  30-90a  where such procurement is made in
the  course  of  such   person's   employment   or
business,   OR   (2)   ANY   SUCH   INDUCEMENT  IN
FURTHERANCE  OF  AN  OFFICIAL   INVESTIGATION   OR
ENFORCEMENT    ACTIVITY   CONDUCTED   BY   A   LAW
ENFORCEMENT AGENCY. NOTHING IN THIS SECTION  SHALL
BE  CONSTRUED  TO  PREVENT  ANY  ACTION FROM BEING
TAKEN UNDER SECTION 30-55, AS AMENDED, OR  SECTION
30-86,  OR  BOTH,  AGAINST ANY PERSON PERMITTED TO
SELL  ALCOHOLIC  LIQUOR  WHO  HAS  SOLD  ALCOHOLIC
LIQUOR   TO   A   MINOR   WHERE   SUCH   MINOR  IS
PARTICIPATING  IN  AN  OFFICIAL  INVESTIGATION  OR
ENFORCEMENT    ACTIVITY   CONDUCTED   BY   A   LAW
ENFORCEMENT AGENCY.

Approved June 4, 1998