Adopted by House 4-10-2009
SB282 H JUD AMT 3-7 #1
The Committee on the Judiciary moves to amend the title of the bill as follows:
Com. Sub. for Com. Sub. for S. B. 282 -- "A Bill to amend and reenact §60-3A-2, §60-3A-2a, §60-3A-4, §60-3A-6, §60-3A-7, §60-3A- 8, §60-3A-10, §60-3A-10b, §60-3A-11, §60-3A-12 and §60-3A-18 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended; and to amend said code by adding thereto a new section, designated §60-3A-10d, all relating to the sale of liquor; classifying retail licenses for the sale of liquor; setting forth legislative findings; defining certain terms; authorizing the Alcohol Beverage Control Commissioner to issue retail licenses for the sale of liquor; establishing certain standards for the issuance of licenses within market zones; limiting the issuance of retail licenses to operate mixed retail liquor outlets; authorizing the commissioner to adopt certain standards for retail outlets; increasing the maximum percentage of retail licenses a person may own; providing a purchase option for active retail licensees seeking to operate a freestanding liquor retail outlet; providing for financing for the purchase of a retail license for a freestanding liquor retail outlet; authorizing emergency rules; permitting the Sunday sale of liquor after one p.m., and permitting the sale of liquor on election day.