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Laws of Minnesota 1989 CHAPTER 40-S.F.No. 203 An act relating to intoxicating liquor; authorizing an on-sale liquor license for the Minneapolis convention center, the Orpheum Theatre, the State Theatre, and a restaurant in the city; amending Minnesota Statutes 1988, section 340A.404, subdivision 2; repealing Laws 1973, chapter 505. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 1988, section 340A.404, subdivision 2, is amended to read: Subd. 2. [SPECIAL PROVISION; CITY OF MINNEAPOLIS.] (a) The city of Minneapolis may issue an on-sale intoxicating liquor license to the Guthrie Theatre
and, the Cricket Theatre, the Orpheum Theatre, and the State Theatre, notwithstanding the limitations of law, or local ordinance, or charter provision relating to zoning or school or church distances. The licenses authorize sales on all days of the week to holders of tickets for dramaticperformances presented by the theatres and to members of the nonprofit corporations holding the licenses and to their guests. (b) The city of Minneapolis may issue an intoxicating liquor license to 510 Groveland Associates, a Minnesota cooperative, for use by a restaurant on the premises owned by 510 Groveland Associates, notwithstanding limitations of law, or local ordinance, or charter provision. Sec. 2. [MINNEAPOLIS CONVENTION CENTER LIQUOR LICENSE.] Notwithstanding any law, ordinance, or charter provision to the contrary, the Minneapolis city council may issue and renew an on-sale intoxicating liquor license for the Minneapolis convention center. The fee for the license shall be set by the council. The license must be issued in accordance with laws governing issuance of on-sale intoxicating liquor licenses in cities of the first class not inconsistent with this section and with city charter and ordinances not inconsistent with this section. The license shall limit the sale of intoxicating liquor to patrons attending events at the convention center and shall not be valid for amateur athletic events. Sec. 3. [REPEAL.] Laws 1973, chapter 505, is repealed. Sec. 4. [LOCAL APPROVAL.] Sections 1 to 3 are effective on approval by the Minneapolis city council and compliance with Minnesota Statutes, section 645.021. Presented to the governor April 14, 1989 Signed by the governor April 17, 1989, 5:04 p.m.