HB 470 Alcoholic beverage control; retail licensee advertising Happy Hour on its website.
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Summary as passed House: (all summaries)

Alcoholic beverage control; advertising "Happy Hour."  Requires the ABC Board to adopt regulations to allow a retail on-premises licensee to post on a website or social media site maintained or administered by the licensee or his agent information about the time periods during which alcoholic beverages are being sold at reduced prices and to include in connection therewith the terms "Happy Hour" or "Drink Specials," provided (i) such information is not sent or otherwise disseminated electronically by the licensee and (ii) the licensee complies with all other provisions of ABC law and ABC Board regulations. This bill incorporates HB 1026.

Full text:
01/10/12  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12101415D  pdf | impact statement
02/07/12  House: Committee substitute printed 12104856D-H1  pdf

Status:
01/10/12  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12101415D
01/10/12  House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/18/12  House: Assigned GL sub: #3 ABC/Gaming
02/02/12  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 0-N)
02/07/12  House: Reported from General Laws with substitute (21-Y 0-N)
02/07/12  House: Committee substitute printed 12104856D-H1
02/07/12  House: Incorporates HB1026
02/08/12  House: Read first time
02/09/12  House: Read second time
02/09/12  House: Committee substitute agreed to 12104856D-H1
02/09/12  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB470H1
02/10/12  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/10/12  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N)
02/13/12  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/13/12  Senate: Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/17/12  Senate: Stricken at request of Patron in Rehabilitation and Social Services (15-Y 0-N)