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General Assembly

 

Raised Bill No. 7141

January Session, 2007

 

LCO No. 4306

 

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Referred to Committee on General Law

 

Introduced by:

 

(GL)

 

AN ACT CONCERNING UNIVERSITY BEER, WINE AND LIQUOR PERMITS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. Section 30-20a of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2007):

(a) (1) A university permit for beer shall allow the retail sale of beer on land and in a building which is subject to the care, custody and control of an institution offering a program of higher learning [as defined by section 10a-34] which has been accredited by the Board of Governors of Higher Education or otherwise is authorized to award a degree pursuant to section 10a-34. Such beverages shall be available for consumption on the premises by students, faculty and staff of the institution or their guests. Such permits shall be under the supervision and control of the Department of Consumer Protection. The annual fee for a university permit for beer shall be two hundred forty dollars.

(2) A university permit for wine and beer shall allow the retail sale of wine and beer on land and in a building which is subject to the care, custody and control of an institution offering a program of higher learning [as defined by section 10a-34] which has been accredited by the Board of Governors of Higher Education or otherwise is authorized to award a degree pursuant to section 10a-34. Such beverages shall be available for consumption on the premises by students, faculty and staff of the institution or their guests. Such permits shall be under the supervision and control of the Department of Consumer Protection. The annual fee for a university permit for beer and wine shall be five hundred sixty dollars.

(b) A university liquor permit shall allow the retail sale of alcoholic liquor: [in] (1) In a room that is subject to the care, custody and control of The University of Connecticut Board of Trustees, or (2) on land or in a building attached or adjacent to a golf course which is subject to the care, custody and control of an institution offering a program of higher learning which has been accredited by the Board of Governors of Higher Education or otherwise is authorized to award a degree pursuant to section 10a-34. Such permits shall be under the supervision and control of the Department of Consumer Protection. The annual fee for a university liquor permit shall be two hundred forty dollars.

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Section 1

October 1, 2007

30-20a

Statement of Purpose:

To allow the retail sale of beer, wine and alcoholic liquor at certain institutions of higher learning.

[Proposed deletions are enclosed in brackets. Proposed additions are indicated by underline, except that when the entire text of a bill or resolution or a section of a bill or resolution is new, it is not underlined.]