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ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE SINGLE EVENT

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PERMITS

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2008 GENERAL SESSION

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STATE OF UTAH

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Chief Sponsor: Scott D. McCoy

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House Sponsor: Gregory H. Hughes

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             8      LONG TITLE
             9      General Description:
             10          This bill modifies the Alcoholic Beverage Control Act to address single event permits.
             11      Highlighted Provisions:
             12          This bill:
             13          .    allows for single event permits of differing lengths of time;
             14          .    addresses the number of single event permits that may be issued to the same person
             15      in a calendar year;
             16          .    addresses the application for a single event permit;
             17          .    provides for a transition; and
             18          .    makes technical changes.
             19      Monies Appropriated in this Bill:
             20          None
             21      Other Special Clauses:
             22          None
             23      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             24      AMENDS:
             25          32A-7-101, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2004, Chapter 268
             26          32A-7-102, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2004, Chapter 268
             27     
             28      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             29          Section 1. Section 32A-7-101 is amended to read:


             30           32A-7-101. Commission's power to grant permits -- Limitations.
             31          (1) The commission may issue a single event permit to any of the following that is
             32      conducting a convention, civic, or community enterprise, a bona fide:
             33          (a) partnership;
             34          (b) corporation;
             35          (c) limited liability company;
             36          (d) church;
             37          (e) political organization;
             38          (f) incorporated association;
             39          (g) recognized subordinate lodge, chapter, or other local unit of an entity described in
             40      Subsections (1)(a) through (f);
             41          (h) state agency; or
             42          (i) political subdivision of the state including:
             43          (i) a county; or
             44          (ii) a municipality.
             45          (2) (a) The single event permit may authorize:
             46          [(a)] (i) [for a period not to exceed 120 consecutive hours,] the storage, sale, service,
             47      and consumption of liquor at an event at which the storage, sale, service, or consumption of
             48      liquor is otherwise prohibited by this title[; and] for either:
             49          (A) a time period not to exceed 120 consecutive hours; or
             50          (B) a time period not to exceed 72 consecutive hours; and
             51          [(b)] (ii) the storage, sale, service, and consumption of beer at the same event for the
             52      period that the storage, sale, service, or consumption of liquor is authorized under Subsection
             53      (2)(a)(i) for the single event permit.
             54          (b) The single event permit shall state in writing whether it is for a time period
             55      described in Subsection (2)(a)(i)(A) or (2)(a)(i)(B).
             56          (3) The commission may not issue more than:
             57          (a) four single event permits in any one calendar year to the same[: (a) partnership; (b)


             58      corporation; (c) limited liability company; (d) church; (e) political organization; (f)
             59      incorporated association; (g) recognized subordinate lodge, chapter, or other local unit of an
             60      entity described in Subsections (3)(a) through (f); (h) state agency; or (i) political subdivision
             61      of the state including: (i) a county; or (ii) a municipality.] person listed in Subsection (1) if one
             62      or more of the single event permits is for a time period described in Subsection (2)(a)(i)(A); or
             63          (b) 12 single event permits in any one calendar year to the same person listed in
             64      Subsection (1) if each of the single event permits issued to that person is for a time period
             65      described in Subsection (2)(a)(i)(B).
             66          (4) (a) The 600 foot and 200 foot proximity limitations to educational, religious, and
             67      recreational facilities that are applicable to state stores, package agencies, and licensees, do not
             68      apply to single event permits.
             69          (b) [Nothing] Notwithstanding Subsection (4)(a), nothing in this section[, however,]
             70      prevents the commission from considering the proximity of [any] an educational, religious, or
             71      recreational facility, or any other relevant factor in deciding whether to [grant] issue a single
             72      event permit.
             73          (5) For calendar year 2008, the commission shall grant the number of single event
             74      permits to the same person described in Subsection (1) that the commission determines is most
             75      similar to the restriction in Subsection (3), except in no case may the commission issue more
             76      than 12 single event permits to the same person in calendar year 2008.
             77          Section 2. Section 32A-7-102 is amended to read:
             78           32A-7-102. Application requirements.
             79          (1) A qualified applicant for a single event permit shall file a written application with the
             80      department in a form as the department shall prescribe.
             81          (2) The application shall be accompanied by:
             82          (a) a single event permit fee of $100, which is refundable if a single event permit is not
             83      [granted] issued and shall be returned to the applicant with the application;
             84          (b) written consent of the local authority;
             85          (c) a bond as specified by Section 32A-7-105 ;


             86          (d) the times, dates, location, estimated attendance, nature, and purpose of the event;
             87          (e) a description or floor plan designating:
             88          (i) the area in which the applicant proposes that alcoholic beverages be stored;
             89          (ii) the site from which the applicant proposes that alcoholic beverages be sold or
             90      served; and
             91          (iii) the area in which the applicant proposes that alcoholic beverages be allowed to be
             92      consumed;
             93          (f) a statement of the purpose of the:
             94          (i) partnership;
             95          (ii) corporation;
             96          (iii) limited liability company;
             97          (iv) church;
             98          (v) political organization;
             99          (vi) incorporated association; or
             100          (vii) recognized subordinate lodge, chapter, or other local unit of an entity described in
             101      Subsections (2)(f)(i) through (vi);
             102          (g) a signed consent form stating that authorized representatives of the commission,
             103      department, or any law enforcement officers will have unrestricted right to enter the premises
             104      during the event;
             105          (h) proper verification evidencing that the person signing the application is authorized
             106      to act on behalf of the:
             107          (i) partnership;
             108          (ii) corporation;
             109          (iii) limited liability company;
             110          (iv) church;
             111          (v) political organization;
             112          (vi) incorporated association;
             113          (vii) recognized subordinate lodge, chapter, or local unit of an entity described in


             114      Subsections (2)(h)(i) through (vi);
             115          (viii) state agency; or
             116          (ix) political subdivision of the state including:
             117          (A) a county; or
             118          (B) a municipality; [and]
             119          (i) a request for the single event permit to be for a time period:
             120          (i) described in Subsection 32A-7-101 (2)(a)(i)(A); or
             121          (ii) described in Subsection 32A-7-101 (2)(a)(i)(B);
             122          (j) if submitting the first request for single event permit in a calendar year, a request that
             123      the single event permit be considered under Subsection 32A-7-101 (3)(a) or 32A-7-101 (3)(b);
             124      and
             125          [(i)] (k) any other information as the commission or department may direct.
             126          (3) [The] An applicant need not meet the requirements of Subsections (2)(a), (b), (c),
             127      and (f) if the applicant is:
             128          (a) a state agency; or
             129          (b) a political subdivision of the state including:
             130          (i) a county; or
             131          (ii) a municipality.


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