SB 238

  • Indiana Senate Bill
  • 2021 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Senate
  • Passed Senate Feb 02, 2021
  • House
  • Governor

Designated outdoor refreshment areas.

Abstract

Modifies the term "entertainment complex." Allows a county or municipality to designate an area of the county or municipality as an outdoor refreshment area (refreshment area) with the approval of the alcohol and tobacco commission (commission). Provides that if a refreshment area is approved, the commission designates retailer permittees (designated permittees) located within the refreshment area. Allows a consumer to exit a designated permittee's premises with one open container of an alcoholic beverage at a time to consume within the refreshment area. Limits the volume of an open container (based upon the type of alcoholic beverage) that a designated permittee may sell or furnish to a consumer for a refreshment area. Requires a consumer to wear a wristband in order to exit a licensed premises into a refreshment area with an open container. Allows a minor to be present in a refreshment area. Allows a county or municipality to adopt an ordinance at any time to dissolve a refreshment area. Makes the following acts a Class C infraction: (1) A person who exits a designated permittee's premises with an open container of an alcoholic beverage without wearing a wristband identification. (2) A designated permittee who allows a person with an open container of an alcoholic beverage to exit the premises without wearing a wristband identification. (3) A designated permittee who sells or furnishes a person with: (A) an open container of an alcoholic beverage that exceeds the container volume limitations; or (B) two or more open containers of alcoholic beverages at a time. (4) A person who consumes an open container of an alcoholic beverage purchased from a designated permittee outside the refreshment area. (5) A person who brings an alcoholic beverage into a refreshment area that was not purchased from a designated permittee.

Bill Sponsors (6)

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Actions


Mar 02, 2021

House

First reading: referred to Committee on Public Policy

  • Reading-1
  • Referral-Committee
public policy

Feb 05, 2021

Senate

Referred to the House

Feb 04, 2021

Senate

Senator Randolph added as coauthor

Feb 02, 2021

Senate

House sponsor: Representative Smaltz

Senate

Third reading: passed; Roll Call 51: yeas 39, nays 8

Senate

Cosponsor: Representative Bartels

Senate

Senator Tallian added as third author

Feb 01, 2021

Senate

Second reading: ordered engrossed

Jan 28, 2021

Senate

Committee report: amend do pass, adopted

Jan 26, 2021

Senate

Senator Zay added as second author

Jan 07, 2021

Senate

First reading: referred to Committee on Public Policy

  • Reading-1
  • Referral-Committee
public policy

Senate

Authored by Senator Brown L

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Introduced Senate Bill (S) PDF
Senate Bill (S) PDF
Senate Bill (S) PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note: SB0238.03.COMS.FN001 PDF
Fiscal Note: SB0238.03.COMS.FN002 PDF
Fiscal Note: SB0238.03.COMS.FN003 PDF

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