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                         Laws of Minnesota 1987 

                         CHAPTER 5-S.F.No. 211 
           An act relating to alcoholic beverages; premises which 
          may be issued on-sale licenses; amending Minnesota 
          Statutes 1986, sections 340A.404, subdivisions 1 and 6;
          340A.411, subdivision 1; and 340A.504, subdivision 3.  
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
    Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1986, section 340A.404, 
subdivision 1, is amended to read: 
    Subdivision 1.  [CITIES.] A city may issue an on-sale 
intoxicating liquor license to the following establishments 
located within its jurisdiction: 
    (1) hotels; 
    (2) restaurants; 
    (3) bowling centers; 
    (4) clubs or congressionally chartered veterans 
organizations provided that the organization has been in 
existence for at least three years and liquor sales will only be 
to members and bona fide guests; 
    (4) (5) sports facilities located on land owned by the 
metropolitan sports commission; and 
    (5) (6) exclusive liquor stores.  
    Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 1986, section 340A.404, 
subdivision 6, is amended to read: 
    Subd. 6.  [COUNTIES.] A county board may issue an on-sale 
intoxicating liquor license within the area of the county that 
is unorganized or unincorporated, to a bowling center, 
restaurant, or club with the approval of the commissioner.  
    Sec. 3.  Minnesota Statutes 1986, section 340A.411, 
subdivision 1, is amended to read: 
    Subdivision 1.  [ON-SALE LICENSES.] On-sale nonintoxicating 
liquor licenses may only be issued to drugstores, restaurants, 
hotels, clubs, bowling centers, and establishments used 
exclusively for the sale of nonintoxicating malt liquor with the 
incidental sale of tobacco and soft drinks. 
    Sec. 4.  Minnesota Statutes 1986, section 340A.504, 
subdivision 3, is amended to read:  
    Subd. 3.  [INTOXICATING LIQUOR; SUNDAY SALES; ON-SALE.] (a) 
A restaurant, club, bowling center, or hotel with a seating 
capacity for at least 30 persons and which holds an on-sale 
intoxicating liquor license may sell intoxicating liquor for 
consumption on the premises in conjunction with the sale of food 
between the hours of 12:00 noon and 12:00 midnight on Sundays. 
    (b) The governing body of a municipality may after one 
public hearing by ordinance permit a restaurant, hotel, bowling 
center, or club to sell intoxicating liquor for consumption on 
the premises in conjunction with the sale of food between the 
hours of 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 midnight on Sundays, provided that 
the licensee is in conformance with the Minnesota clean air act. 
    (c) An establishment serving intoxicating liquor on Sundays 
must obtain a Sunday license.  The license must be issued by the 
governing body of the municipality for a period of one year, and 
the fee for the license may not exceed $200. 
    (d) A municipality may issue a Sunday intoxicating liquor 
license only if authorized to do so by the voters of the 
municipality voting on the question at a general or special 
election. 
    (e) An election conducted in a town on the question of the 
issuance by the county of Sunday sales licenses to 
establishments located in the town must be held on the day of 
the annual election of town officers. 
    (f) Voter approval is not required for licenses issued by 
the metropolitan airports commission or common carrier licenses 
issued by the commissioner.  Common carriers serving 
intoxicating liquor on Sunday must obtain a Sunday license from 
the commissioner at an annual fee of $50, plus $5 for each 
duplicate. 
    Sec. 5.  [EFFECTIVE DATE.] 
    Sections 1 to 4 are effective the day following final 
enactment and bowling center on-sale licenses in effect on that 
date are validated retroactively to their date of issuance. 
    Approved March 17, 1987