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HF 3699

1st Engrossment - 89th Legislature (2015 - 2016) Posted on 05/12/2016 03:21pm

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A bill for an act
relating to local government licensing authority; allowing specific licenses
to be issued.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1. ST. CLOUD STATE UNIVERSITY; SPECIAL LICENSE.

Notwithstanding any other law, local ordinance, or charter provision to the contrary,
the city of St. Cloud may issue an on-sale wine and malt liquor intoxicating liquor license
to St. Cloud State University. A license authorized by this section may be issued for space
that is not compact and contiguous, provided that all the space is within the boundaries of
the campus of St. Cloud State University and is included in the description of the licensed
premises on the approved license application. The license under this section authorizes
sales on all days of the week to persons attending events at Herb Brooks National Hockey
Center, subject to the hours and days of sale restrictions in Minnesota Statutes, and any
reasonable license conditions or restrictions imposed by the licensing authority. All other
provisions of Minnesota Statutes not inconsistent with this section apply to the license
authorized under this section.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective upon approval by the St. Cloud City
Council in the manner provided by Minnesota Statutes, section 645.021, subdivisions
2 and 3.

Sec. 2. INDIAFEST; SPECIAL LICENSE.

Notwithstanding any other law, local ordinance, or charter provision to the contrary,
the city of St. Paul may issue a temporary on-sale intoxicating liquor license to the India
Association of Minnesota, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, for Indiafest on the grounds
of the State Capitol. The license may authorize only the sale of intoxicating malt liquor
and wine. All provisions of Minnesota Statutes not inconsistent with this section apply
to the license authorized by this section.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective upon approval by the St. Paul City
Council and compliance with Minnesota Statutes, section 645.021.

Sec. 3. MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER STADIUM; SPECIAL LICENSE.

Notwithstanding any other law, local ordinance, or charter provision to the contrary,
the city of St. Paul may issue an on-sale intoxicating liquor license to the operator of the
Major League Soccer stadium located in the city of St. Paul or to entities affiliated with it
for operation of food and beverage concessions at the stadium. The license may authorize
sales both to persons attending any and all events, and sales in a restaurant, bar, or banquet
facility at the stadium. The license authorizes sales on all days of the week. All provisions
of Minnesota Statutes not inconsistent with this section apply to the license under this
section. The license may be issued for a space that is not compact and contiguous,
provided that the licensed premises may include only the space within the stadium or on
stadium premises or grounds, as described in the approved license application.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective upon approval by the St. Paul City
Council and compliance with Minnesota Statutes, section 645.021.

Sec. 4. JANESVILLE; SPECIAL LICENSE.

Notwithstanding any law or ordinance to the contrary, the city of Janesville may
issue an on-sale intoxicating liquor license for the Prairie Ridge Golf Club that is located
at 2000 North Main Street and is owned by the city. The provisions of Minnesota Statutes
not inconsistent with this section apply to the license issued under this section. The city
of Janesville is deemed the licensee under this section, and the relevant provisions of
Minnesota Statutes apply to the licensee as if the establishment were a municipal liquor
store.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective upon approval by the Janesville City
Council and compliance with Minnesota Statutes, section 645.021.

Sec. 5. CITY OF MINNEAPOLIS; SPECIAL LICENSE.


The city of Minneapolis may issue an on-sale intoxicating liquor license to a
restaurant located at 5000 Hiawatha Avenue, notwithstanding any law or local ordinance
or charter provision to the contrary.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective upon approval by the Minneapolis
City Council and compliance with Minnesota Statutes, section 645.021.

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