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Fiscal Note - State of Utah - 2011 General Session

SB0314S01 - Alcoholic Beverage Amendments

State Government (UCA 36-12-13(2)(b)):
Enactment of this bill will shift approximately $2.9 million from the General Fund to the newly created Alcoholic Beverage Control Act Enforcement Fund in FY 2012. The Department of Public Safety is authorized to spend from the restricted special revenue fund without appropriation by the Legislature for increased enforcement costs. The amended bill also carries its own appropriation of -$2,642,900 million General Fund from the Department of Public Safety (DPS) and a one-time appropriation of $83,600 General Fund in FY 2012. The bill will increase restricted fund revenue by $367,100 from increases in existing fees. Additional Liquor Control Fund revenue may result from new fees established in this bill, but the amount of revenue per year is unknown at this time. The bill may cost the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control $85,000 from the Liquor Control Fund for one additional FTE in licensing and compliance. Liquor Control Fund revenue and expenditure affects annual transfers to the General Fund.

State Budget Detail TableFY 2011FY 2012FY 2013
Revenue:   
General Fund$0($2,532,900)($2,617,900)
Restricted Funds$0$2,900,000$2,900,000
Liquor Control Fund$0$0$85,000
   Total Revenue$0$367,100$367,100
    
Expenditure:   
General Fund$0($2,617,900)($2,617,900)
General Fund, One-Time$0$85,000$0
Restricted Funds$0$2,900,000$2,900,000
Liquor Control Fund$0$0$85,000
   Total Expenditure$0$367,100$367,100
    
Net Impact, All Funds (Rev.-Exp.)$0$0$0
   Net Impact, General/Education Funds (Rev.-Exp.)$0$0$0

Local Governments (UCA 36-12-13(2)(c)):
Enactment of this bill likely will not result in direct, measurable costs for local governments.

Direct Expenditures by Utah Residents and Businesses (UCA 36-12-13(2)(d)):
Enactment of this bill will result in fee increases for the following retail licensees: Full Service Restaurant Licenses - $112,200; Limited-Service Restaurant Licenses - $78,800; Club Licenses - $151,900; On-Premise Beer Retailer Licenses - $8,700; Resort Licenses - $600; Single Event Permit - $5,400; Temporary Beer Event Permit - $1,600; Public Service Permit - $100; Scientific or Educational Use Permit - $100; Manufacturing Brewery Licenses - $800; Manufacturing Winery License - $800; Manufacturer Representative License- $800; Liquor Warehouse Licenses - $1,800; Beer Wholesaling Licenses - $3,500. In total, the estimated revenue increase would be approximately $367,100. New fees will also be added that will increase costs for different licenses including: Reception Center licenses - nonrefundable application fee ($300), initial license fee ($750), renewal license fee ($750); Beer-Only Restaurant licenses - nonrefundable application fee ($300), initial license fee ($750), renewal license fee ($550); Retail License Transfer Fee - application for transfer ($300) and currently applicable fees corresponding to the specific license being transferred; Importer of Beer, Heavy Beer, or Flavored Malt Beverages Certificates of Approval - nonrefundable application fee - $75, initial certificate of approval fee - $300, certificate of approval renewal - $250.

3/8/2011, 1:57:02 PM, Lead Analyst: Lee, P.W./Attny: POOffice of the Legislative Fiscal Analyst