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House Bill (H)

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Various alcoholic beverage matters. Allows alcoholic beverages of any type to be sold from a portable structure or cart on a golf course. Repeals provisions regarding the following: (1) Malt manufacturer's permit. (2) Malt wholesaler's permit. (3) Malt dealer's permit. (4) Malt excise tax. (5) Seasonal resort hotel permit.. Maintains the escrow process for retailer or dealer permits issued before July 1, 2019. Provides that for a retailer or dealer permit issued after June 30, 2019, the permit may be deposited in escrow for not more than three (3) years. Amends for consistency provisions that allow a manufacturer of two Various alcoholic beverage matters. Allows alcoholic beverages of any type to be sold from a portable structure or cart on a golf course. Repeals provisions regarding the following: (1) Malt manufacturer's permit. (2) Malt wholesaler's permit. (3) Malt dealer's permit. (4) Malt excise tax. (5) Seasonal resort hotel permit.. Maintains the escrow process for retailer or dealer permits issued before July 1, 2019. Provides that for a retailer or dealer permit issued after June 30, 2019, the permit may be deposited in escrow for not more than three (3) years. Amends for consistency provisions that allow a manufacturer of two types of alcoholic beverages, which has both production facilities in one building, to serve alcohol from both production facilities at a single bar. Adds a similar provision in the law regarding artisan distilleries. Specifies that the holder of an artisan distiller's permit may hold only one other manufacturer's permit. Defines "river" for purposes of a municipal riverfront development district project established after June 30, 2018, under the alcoholic beverage law. Provides that if a river is determined to be navigable, the determination has no legal effect beyond satisfying a requirement for establishing a municipal riverfront development district project. Allows the holder of a retailer's permit to "run a tab" for a customer purchasing alcohol for personal use. Provides that an artisan distillery, a microbrewery, and a farm winery may operate a bar or service bar: (1) indoors or outdoors; and (2) that may be viewed from a street or public highway. Allows a retailer permittee or a holder of a supplemental caterer's permit operating at certain collegiate stadiums to purchase alcoholic beverages and have the alcoholic beverages stored in areas approved by the alcohol and tobacco commission to be later served at the stadium. Provides that an "entertainment complex" includes a premises that is used by a nonprofit organization primarily for the professional performance of musical or theatrical entertainment that: (1) has audience seating for at least 200 individuals; and (2) is located entirely within a one mile radius of the center of the consolidated city. Allows the ATC to issue additional alcoholic beverage restaurant permits to the public-private partnership, economic development area, redevelopment district, or economic revitalization area in Munster, Bargersville, Martinsville, Greenwood, and Speedway. Allows the ATC to issue retailer's permits for two types of licensed premises within a bottling district in a consolidated city as follows: (1) A three-way retailer's permit for a designated food hall containing multiple food and beverage vendors. (2) A three-way permit for an owner or lessee of a building in the bottling district that contains retail store space. Authorizes the ATC to issue a permit for a premises located near a church under certain conditions, and permits the premises of a retailer or dealer permittee to be located within 200 feet of the wall of a school or church if the school or church states in writing that they do not object to the location of the premises. Allows the ATC to issue a boat beer permit, a boat liquor permit, or a boat wine permit to a concessionaire of the proprietor of a boat. Defines "accredited hospitality management program" as a nationally accredited program offered by a state educational institution. Allows a person to work as a waiter or waitress at a licensed premises if: (1) the licensed premises is a restaurant operated by an accredited hospitality management program for educational purposes; (2) the person is a student enrolled in a course offered by the accredited hospitality management program; (3) the licensed premises, state educational institution, or accredited hospitality management program does not pay the person to work at the licensed premises; and (4) the person works under the supervision of an instructor employed by the state educational institution. ... View more