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  1. Introduced Mar 11, 2013
  2. Passed House Mar 21, 2013
  3. Passed Senate
  4. Signed into Law

HB 790

Pennsylvania House Bill

An Act amending the act of April 12, 1951 (P.L.90, No.21), known as the Liquor Code, in preliminary provisions, further providing for definitions; in Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board, providing for executive director of the board; and further providing for general powers; in Pennsylvania liquor stores, further providing for time of sales and for sales by Pennsylvania liquor stores; in liquor, alcohol and malt and brewed beverages licenses and regulations, further providing for authority to issue liquor licenses to hotels, restaurants and clubs and for license districts, periods and hearings; providing for restaurant food market liquor license; further providing for issuance and transfer or extension of hotel, restaurant and club liquor licenses, for sales and restrictions, for sale of malt or brewed beverages, for liquor importers' licenses, fees, privileges and restrictions, for interlocking businesses; providing for expanded permits and for enhanced distributor and importing distributor permits; further providing for malt and brewed beverages manufacturers', distributors' and importing distributors' licenses, for malt and brewed beverage retail licenses, for number and kinds of licenses allowed same licensee, for distributors' and importing distributors' restrictions, for retail dispensers' restrictions, for interlocking businesses, for breweries, for county retail licenses, for assignability and transfers, for local option, for surrender of license, for shipment of wine into Commonwealth; establishing the Pennsylvania Wine Industry Promotion Board; further providing for unlawful acts, for alcohol and liquor licensees, for identification cards and prosecution and for vacation of premises by patrons; in distilleries, wineries, bonded warehouses, bailees for hire and transporters for hire, further providing for limited wineries and for distilleries; in disposition of collected funds, further providing for money returned to municipalities; providing for money paid into the General Fund for use of the Commonwealth; further providing for money for use of the Commonwealth; establishing the Senior Citizens Property Tax Relief Fund; providing for studies of the wine and spirits wholesale system in this Commonwealth; and making a related repeal.
2013-2014 Regular Session
Sponsors (31):



Date Chamber  
Jun 28, 2013 Senate Re-referred to APPROPRIATIONS
Jun 28, 2013 Senate PN 2191 Amended on third consideration
Jun 25, 2013 Senate Second consideration
Jun 24, 2013 Senate First consideration
Jun 24, 2013 Senate PN 2139 Reported as amended - Related Vote
Apr 3, 2013 Senate Referred to LAW AND JUSTICE
Mar 21, 2013 House Third consideration and final passage
Mar 21, 2013 House Re-reported as committed
Mar 20, 2013 House Re-committed to APPROPRIATIONS
Mar 20, 2013 House PN 1246 Second consideration, with amendments
Mar 19, 2013 House Removed from table
Mar 18, 2013 House Laid on the table
Mar 18, 2013 House First consideration
Mar 18, 2013 House PN 1207 Reported as amended
Mar 11, 2013 House PN 0969 Referred to LIQUOR CONTROL


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