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Substitute House Bill No. 5430

Public Act No. 16-56

AN ACT PERMITTING THE SALE OF PRIVATELY HELD ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR FOR AUCTION.

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

Section 1. (NEW) (Effective July 1, 2016) Notwithstanding any provision of title 30 of the general statutes, a fiduciary of a decedent's estate may sell or transfer ownership of alcoholic liquor listed in an inventory filed for such estate pursuant to section 45a-341 of the general statutes, provided such sale or transfer is: (1) Approved in writing by the Probate Court having jurisdiction of the estate, (2) approved in writing by the Commissioner of Consumer Protection or the commissioner's designee, and (3) made for the purposes of an auction of the alcoholic liquor by an auctioneer licensed pursuant to chapter 403 of the general statutes.

Approved May 26, 2016