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S03484 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2023-2024 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                    January 31, 2023
        Introduced  by  Sen. SKOUFIS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
          ment Operations
        AN ACT to amend the alcoholic  beverage  control  law,  in  relation  to
          ending  the  local  option of towns and cities to prohibit the sale of
          alcohol; and to repeal certain provisions of such law relating thereto
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  The alcoholic beverage control law is amended by adding a
     2  new section 132 to read as follows:
     3    § 132. Local options on the sale of alcohol prohibited.  Within  every
     4  municipality  which  had  a  referendum  to prohibit the sale of alcohol
     5  under the former article nine of this chapter the sale of alcohol  shall
     6  be  lawful.  No  municipality  shall  enact any local law, ordinance, or
     7  resolution which prohibits the sale of alcohol within  the  entirety  of
     8  such municipality.
     9    § 2.  Article 9 of the alcoholic beverage control law is REPEALED.
    10    §  3.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
    11  have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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