Alcoholic beverage control; food sale requirements for businesses. (SB373)

Introduced By

Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Alcoholic beverage control; food sale requirements. Provides that a business may be considered a restaurant for purposes of mixed beverage licenses if it regularly sells foods, rather than meals, prepared on the premises. The bill also provides that in calculating the gross receipts from the sale of food for purposes of the food-to-beverage ratio, mixed beverage restaurant licensees, mixed beverage caterer's licensees, mixed beverage limited caterer's licensees, and limited mixed beverage restaurant licensees shall include the gross receipts from the sale of nonalcoholic beverages. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16102816D
01/11/2016Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/11/2016Introduced bill reprinted 16102816D
01/21/2016Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2016Read second time
01/26/2016Reading of amendments waived
01/26/2016Committee amendments agreed to
01/26/2016Engrossed by Senate as amended SB373E
01/26/2016Printed as engrossed 16102816D-E
01/27/2016Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB373E)
02/03/2016Placed on Calendar
02/03/2016Read first time
02/03/2016Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/17/2016Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #3
02/23/2016Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2017
03/01/2016Continued to 2017 in General Laws
12/01/2016Left in General Laws