HB 904 Alcoholic beverage control; limited mixed beverage license for retail cigar shops.
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Summary as passed House: (all summaries)

Alcoholic beverage control; limited mixed beverage license for retail cigar shops. Creates a new limited mixed beverage license for retail cigar shops. The bill sets out the privileges of this new license, including that the licensee may serve wine, beer, or mixed beverages on the premises to any such bona fide customer; however, the licensee shall not give more than (i) two five-ounce glasses of wine, (ii) two 12-ounce glasses of beer, or (iii) two glasses mixed beverages provided that each glass of mixed beverages contains no more than two ounces of spirits, to any such customer, nor shall it sell or otherwise charge a fee to such customer for the wine, beer, or mixed beverages served or consumed. The privileges of this license shall be limited to the premises of the cigar shop regularly occupied and utilized as such. Such license shall be deemed a retail license for the purposes of this title.. The bill also  defines cigar shop and sets out the state and local license taxes for this license.

Full text:
01/12/16  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16103918D  pdf
02/11/16  House: Committee substitute printed 16105533D-H1  pdf | impact statement

Status:
01/12/16  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16103918D
01/12/16  House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/20/16  House: Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #3
02/09/16  House: Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2017 by voice vote
02/11/16  House: Reported from General Laws with substitute (16-Y 6-N)
02/11/16  House: Committee substitute printed 16105533D-H1
02/13/16  House: Read first time
02/15/16  House: Read second time
02/15/16  House: Committee substitute agreed to 16105533D-H1
02/15/16  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB904H1
02/16/16  House: Read third time and passed House (83-Y 12-N 1-A)
02/16/16  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (83-Y 12-N 1-A)
02/17/16  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/17/16  Senate: Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/19/16  Senate: Continued to 2017 in Rehabilitation and Social Services (14-Y 1-N)
12/02/16  Senate: Left in Rehabilitation and Social Services