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SF 3691

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/27/2020 03:35pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to liquor; modifying requirements of a caterer's permit; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 340A.404, subdivision 12.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 340A.404, subdivision 12, is amended to
read:


Subd. 12.

Caterer's permit.

new text begin(a) new text endThe commissioner may issue a caterer's permit to a
deleted text begin restaurant that holds an on-sale intoxicating liquor license issued by any municipalitydeleted text endnew text begin caterer
of alcoholic beverages
new text end. The holder of a caterer's permit may sell intoxicating liquor as an
incidental part of a food service that serves prepared meals deleted text beginat a place other than the premises
for which the holder's on-sale intoxicating liquor license is issued
deleted text end.

deleted text begin (a) A caterer's permit is auxiliary to the primary on-sale license held by the licensee.
deleted text end

(b) The restrictions and regulations which apply to the sale of intoxicating liquor on deleted text beginthedeleted text endnew text begin
a
new text end licensed premises also apply to the sale under the authority of a caterer's permit, and any
act that is prohibited on deleted text beginthedeleted text endnew text begin anew text end licensed premises is also prohibited when the licensee is
operating other than on deleted text beginthedeleted text endnew text begin anew text end licensed premises under a caterer's permit.new text begin All laws not
inconsistent with this subdivision that apply to an on-sale licensee also apply to the holder
of a caterer's permit.
new text end

(c) Any act, which if done on deleted text beginthedeleted text endnew text begin anew text end licensed premises would be grounds for cancellation
or suspension of deleted text beginthedeleted text endnew text begin annew text end on-sale licensee, is grounds for cancellation of deleted text beginboth the on-sale
license and
deleted text end the caterer's permit if done when the permittee is operating deleted text beginaway from the
licensed premises
deleted text end under the authority of the caterer's permit.

(d) The permittee shall notify prior to any catered event:

(1) the police chief of the city where the event will take place, if the event will take place
within the corporate limits of a city; or

(2) the county sheriff of the county where the event will take place, if the event will be
outside the corporate limits of any city.

deleted text begin (e) If the primary license ceases to be valid for any reason, the caterer's permit ceases
to be valid.
deleted text end

deleted text begin (f)deleted text endnew text begin (e)new text end Permits issued under this subdivision are subject to all laws and ordinances
governing the sale of intoxicating liquor except those laws and ordinances which by their
nature are not applicable.

deleted text begin (g)deleted text endnew text begin (f)new text end The annual state fee for a caterer's permit is $300.

new text begin (g) Nothing in this subdivision prohibits the commissioner from issuing a caterer's permit
to a restaurant that holds an on-sale intoxicating liquor license issued by a municipality.
new text end