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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Retailer permits in annexed areas. Allows the alcohol and tobacco commission to issue a three- way permit for the sale of alcoholic beverages to proprietors of restaurants and new restaurants if the restaurant or new restaurant: (1) is located in territory annexed by a city or town; (2) is located in an area that has been designated an area of economic development by the city or town; and (3) meets certain other requirements. Allows a city or town to designate all or part of territory annexed by the city or town as an area of economic development if: (1) the legislative body of the city or town adopts an ordinance defining the boundaries of the area of economic development; and (2) the boundaries of the area of economic development are located more than one mile outside the corporate boundaries of the city or town as those corporate boundaries existed on the date preceding the effective date of the annexation. Provides that the permits are not subject to the quota restrictions. Prohibits the permits from being transferred to another location.