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                            CHAPTER 126-H.F.No. 719 
                  An act relating to liquor; allowing brewpubs to make 
                  off-sales of the brewpub's own product under certain 
                  circumstances; modifying a posting requirement; 
                  modifying licensing provisions; expanding sale hours; 
                  modifying sampling provisions; authorizing certain 
                  local on-sale licenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 
                  2002, sections 340A.101, by adding a subdivision; 
                  340A.301, subdivisions 6, 7; 340A.308; 340A.318, 
                  subdivision 3; 340A.404, subdivisions 1, 2; 340A.411, 
                  subdivision 1; 340A.413, subdivision 4; 340A.504, 
                  subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 340A.510, subdivisions 1, 2; 
                  340A.511. 
        BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
           Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 340A.101, is 
        amended by adding a subdivision to read: 
           Subd. 27a.  [THEATER.] "Theater" means a building 
        containing an auditorium in which live dramatic, musical, dance, 
        or literary performances are regularly presented to holders of 
        tickets for those performances. 
           Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 340A.301, 
        subdivision 6, is amended to read: 
           Subd. 6.  [FEES.] The annual fees for licenses under this 
        section are as follows: 
          (a) Manufacturers (except as provided 
              in clauses (b) and (c))                    $15,000 
              Duplicates                                 $ 3,000
          (b) Manufacturers of wines of not more
              than 25 percent alcohol by volume          $   500
          (c) Brewers other than those described
              in clauses (d) and (i)                     $ 2,500
          (d) Brewers who also hold one or more
              retail on-sale licenses and who
              manufacture fewer than 3,500 barrels
              of malt liquor in a year, at any one
              licensed premises, using only wort produced 
              in Minnesota, the entire
              production of which is solely 
              for consumption on tap on the
              licensed premises or for off-sale
              from that licensed premises.
              A brewer licensed
              under this clause must obtain a separate
              license for each licensed premises where
              the brewer brews malt liquor.  A brewer
              licensed under this clause may not be
              licensed as an importer under this chapter  $  500
          (e) Wholesalers (except as provided in
              clauses (f), (g), and (h))                 $15,000
              Duplicates                                 $ 3,000
          (f) Wholesalers of wines of not more
              than 25 percent alcohol by volume          $ 2,000
          (g) Wholesalers of intoxicating
              malt liquor                                $   600
              Duplicates                                 $    25
          (h) Wholesalers of 3.2 percent 
              malt liquor                                $    10
          (i) Brewers who manufacture fewer than
              2,000 barrels of malt liquor in a year     $   150
           If a business licensed under this section is destroyed, or 
        damaged to the extent that it cannot be carried on, or if it 
        ceases because of the death or illness of the licensee, the 
        commissioner may refund the license fee for the balance of the 
        license period to the licensee or to the licensee's estate. 
           Sec. 3.  Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 340A.301, 
        subdivision 7, is amended to read: 
           Subd. 7.  [INTEREST IN OTHER BUSINESS.] (a) Except as 
        provided in this subdivision, a holder of a license as a 
        manufacturer, brewer, importer, or wholesaler may not have any 
        ownership, in whole or in part, in a business holding a retail 
        intoxicating liquor or 3.2 percent malt liquor license.  The 
        commissioner may not issue a license under this section to a 
        manufacturer, brewer, importer, or wholesaler if a retailer of 
        intoxicating liquor has a direct or indirect interest in the 
        manufacturer, brewer, importer, or wholesaler.  A manufacturer 
        or wholesaler of intoxicating liquor may use or have property 
        rented for retail intoxicating liquor sales only if the 
        manufacturer or wholesaler has owned the property continuously 
        since November 1, 1933.  A retailer of intoxicating liquor may 
        not use or have property rented for the manufacture or 
        wholesaling of intoxicating liquor. 
           (b) A brewer licensed under subdivision 6, clause (d), may 
        be issued an on-sale intoxicating liquor or 3.2 percent malt 
        liquor license by a municipality for a restaurant operated in 
        the place of manufacture.  Malt liquor brewed by such a licensee 
        may not be removed from the licensed premises unless the malt 
        liquor is entered in a tasting competition where none of the 
        malt liquor so removed is sold Notwithstanding section 340A.405, 
        a brewer who holds an on-sale license issued pursuant to this 
        paragraph may, with the approval of the commissioner, be issued 
        a license by a municipality for off-sale of malt liquor produced 
        and packaged on the licensed premises.  Off-sale of malt liquor 
        shall be limited to the legal hours for off-sale at exclusive 
        liquor stores in the jurisdiction in which the brewer is 
        located, and the malt liquor sold off-sale must be removed from 
        the premises before the applicable off-sale closing time at 
        exclusive liquor stores.  The malt liquor shall be packaged in 
        64-ounce containers commonly known as "growlers."  The 
        containers shall bear a twist type closure, cork, stopper, or 
        plug.  At the time of the sale, a paper or plastic adhesive 
        band, strip, or sleeve shall be applied to the container and 
        extend over the top of the twist type closure, cork, stopper, or 
        plug forming a seal that must be broken upon opening of the 
        container.  The adhesive band, strip, or sleeve shall bear the 
        name and address of the brewer.  The containers shall be 
        identified as malt liquor, contain the name of the malt liquor, 
        bear the name and address of the brewer selling the malt liquor, 
        and shall be considered intoxicating liquor unless the alcoholic 
        content is labeled as otherwise in accordance with the 
        provisions of Minnesota Rules, part 7515.1100.  A brewer's total 
        retail sales at on- or off-sale under this paragraph may not 
        exceed 3,500 barrels per year, provided that off-sales may not 
        total more than 50 percent of the brewer's production or 500 
        barrels, whichever is less.  A brewer licensed under subdivision 
        6, clause (d), may hold or have an interest in other retail 
        on-sale licenses, but may not have an ownership interest in 
        whole or in part, or be an officer, director, agent, or employee 
        of, any other manufacturer, brewer, importer, or wholesaler, or 
        be an affiliate thereof whether the affiliation is corporate or 
        by management, direction, or control.  Notwithstanding this 
        prohibition, a brewer licensed under subdivision 6, clause (d), 
        may be an affiliate or subsidiary company of a brewer licensed 
        in Minnesota or elsewhere if that brewer's only manufacture of 
        malt liquor is: 
           (i) manufacture licensed under subdivision 6, clause (d); 
           (ii) manufacture in another state for consumption 
        exclusively in a restaurant located in the place of manufacture; 
        or 
           (iii) manufacture in another state for consumption 
        primarily in a restaurant located in or immediately adjacent to 
        the place of manufacture if the brewer was licensed under 
        subdivision 6, clause (d), on January 1, 1995. 
           (c) Except as provided in subdivision 7a, no brewer as 
        defined in subdivision 7a or importer may have any interest, in 
        whole or in part, directly or indirectly, in the license, 
        business, assets, or corporate stock of a licensed malt liquor 
        wholesaler. 
           Sec. 4.  Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 340A.308, is 
        amended to read: 
           340A.308 [PROHIBITED TRANSACTIONS.] 
           (a) Except as otherwise provided in section 340A.301, no 
        brewer or malt liquor wholesaler may directly or indirectly, or 
        through an affiliate or subsidiary company, or through an 
        officer, director, stockholder, or partner: 
           (1) give, or lend money, credit, or other thing of value to 
        a retailer; 
           (2) give, lend, lease, or sell furnishing or equipment to a 
        retailer; 
           (3) have an interest in a retail license; or 
           (4) be bound for the repayment of a loan to a retailer. 
           (b) No retailer may solicit any equipment, fixture, 
        supplies, money, or other thing of value from a brewer or malt 
        liquor wholesaler if furnishing of these items by the brewer or 
        wholesaler is prohibited by law and the retailer knew or had 
        reason to know that the furnishing is prohibited by law. 
           (c) This section does not prohibit a manufacturer or 
        wholesaler from: 
           (1) furnishing, lending, or renting to a retailer outside 
        signs, of a cost of up to $400 excluding installation and repair 
        costs; 
           (2) furnishing, lending, or renting to a retailer inside 
        signs and other promotional material, of a cost of up to $300 in 
        a year; 
           (3) furnishing to or maintaining for a retailer equipment 
        for dispensing malt liquor, including tap trailers, cold plates 
        and other dispensing equipment, of a cost of up to $100 per tap 
        in a year; 
           (4) using or renting property owned continually since 
        November 1, 1933, for the purpose of selling intoxicating or 3.2 
        percent malt liquor at retail; 
           (5) extending customary commercial credit to a retailer in 
        connection with a sale of nonalcoholic beverages only, or 
        engaging in cooperative advertising agreements with a retailer 
        in connection with the sale of nonalcoholic beverages only; or 
           (6) in the case of a wholesaler, with the prior written 
        consent of the commissioner, selling beer on consignment to a 
        holder of a temporary license under section 340A.403, 
        subdivision 2, or 340A.404, subdivision 10. 
           Sec. 5.  Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 340A.318, 
        subdivision 3, is amended to read: 
           Subd. 3.  [POSTING; NOTICE.] Verified lists or statements 
        required by subdivision 2 shall be posted by the commissioner in 
        offices of the department in places available for public 
        inspection not later than the day Monday following receipt.  
        Documents posted shall constitute notice to every distiller, 
        manufacturer, or wholesaler of the information posted.  Actual 
        notice, however received, also constitutes notice. 
           Sec. 6.  Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 340A.404, 
        subdivision 1, is amended to read: 
           Subdivision 1.  [CITIES.] (a) 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 with the approval of the commissioner, 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; 
           (5) sports facilities located on land owned by the 
        metropolitan sports commission; and 
           (6) exclusive liquor stores.  
           (b) A city may issue an on-sale intoxicating liquor 
        license, an on-sale wine license, or an on-sale malt liquor 
        license to a theater within the city, notwithstanding any law, 
        local ordinance, or charter provision.  A license issued under 
        this paragraph authorizes sales on all days of the week to 
        persons attending events at the theater. 
           Sec. 7.  Minnesota Statutes 2002, 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 Theater, the Cricket Theatre, the Orpheum 
        Theatre, and the State Theatre, and the Historic Pantages 
        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 performances presented by the 
        theaters 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. 
           (c) The city of Minneapolis may issue an on-sale 
        intoxicating liquor license to Zuhrah Shrine Temple for use on 
        the premises owned by Zuhrah Shrine Temple at 2540 Park Avenue 
        South in Minneapolis, and to the American Swedish Institute for 
        use on the premises owned by the American Swedish Institute at 
        2600 Park Avenue South, notwithstanding limitations of law, or 
        local ordinances, or charter provision relating to zoning or 
        school or church distances. 
           (d) The city of Minneapolis may issue an on-sale 
        intoxicating liquor license to the American Association of 
        University Women, Minneapolis branch, for use on the premises 
        owned by the American Association of University Women, 
        Minneapolis branch, at 2115 Stevens Avenue South in Minneapolis, 
        notwithstanding limitations of law, or local ordinances, or 
        charter provisions relating to zoning or school or church 
        distances. 
           (e) The city of Minneapolis may issue an on-sale wine 
        license and an on-sale 3.2 percent malt liquor license to a 
        restaurant located at 5000 Penn Avenue South, and an on-sale 
        wine license and an on-sale malt liquor license to a restaurant 
        located at 1931 Nicollet Avenue South, notwithstanding any law 
        or local ordinance or charter provision. 
           (f) The city of Minneapolis may issue an on-sale wine 
        license and an on-sale malt liquor license to the Brave New 
        Workshop Theatre located at 3001 Hennepin Avenue South, the 
        Theatre de la Jeune Lune, the Illusion Theatre located at 528 
        Hennepin Avenue South, the Hollywood Theatre located at 2815 
        Johnson Street Northeast, the Loring Playhouse located at 1633 
        Hennepin Avenue South, and the Jungle Theater located at 2951 
        Lyndale Avenue South, Brave New Institute located at 2605 
        Hennepin Avenue South, the Guthrie Lab located at 700 North 
        First Street, and the Southern Theatre located at 1420 
        Washington Avenue South, notwithstanding any law or local 
        ordinance or charter provision.  The license authorizes sales on 
        all days of the week. 
           (g) The city of Minneapolis may issue an on-sale 
        intoxicating liquor license to University Gateway Corporation, a 
        Minnesota nonprofit corporation, for use by a restaurant or 
        catering operator at the building owned and operated by the 
        University Gateway Corporation on the University of Minnesota 
        campus, notwithstanding limitations of law, or local ordinance 
        or charter provision.  The license authorizes sales on all days 
        of the week. 
           Sec. 8.  Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 340A.411, 
        subdivision 1, is amended to read: 
           Subdivision 1.  [ON-SALE LICENSES.] On-sale 3.2 percent 
        malt liquor licenses may only be issued to drugstores, 
        restaurants, hotels, clubs, bowling centers, golf courses, and 
        establishments used exclusively for the sale of 3.2 percent malt 
        liquor with the incidental sale of tobacco and soft drinks. 
           Sec. 9.  Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 340A.413, 
        subdivision 4, is amended to read: 
           Subd. 4.  [EXCLUSIONS FROM LICENSE LIMITS.] On-sale 
        intoxicating liquor licenses may be issued to the following 
        entities by a city, in addition to the number authorized by this 
        section: 
           (1) clubs, or congressionally chartered veterans 
        organizations; 
           (2) restaurants located at a racetrack licensed under 
        chapter 240; 
           (3) establishments that are issued licenses to sell wine 
        under section 340A.404, subdivision 5; and 
           (4) theaters that are issued licenses under section 
        340A.404, subdivision 2; 
           (5) hotels; and 
           (6) bowling centers. 
           Sec. 10.  Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 340A.504, 
        subdivision 1, is amended to read: 
           Subdivision 1.  [3.2 PERCENT MALT LIQUOR.] No sale of 3.2 
        percent malt liquor may be made between 1:00 2:00 a.m. and 8:00 
        a.m. on the days of Monday through Saturday, nor between 1:00 
        2:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon on Sunday, provided that an 
        establishment located on land owned by the metropolitan sports 
        commission, or the sports arena for which one or more licenses 
        have been issued under section 340A.404, subdivision 2, 
        paragraph (c), may sell 3.2 percent malt liquor between 10:00 
        a.m. and 12:00 noon on a Sunday on which a sports or other event 
        is scheduled to begin at that location on or before 1:00 p.m. of 
        that day. 
           Sec. 11.  Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 340A.504, 
        subdivision 2, is amended to read: 
           Subd. 2.  [INTOXICATING LIQUOR; ON-SALE.] No sale of 
        intoxicating liquor for consumption on the licensed premises may 
        be made: 
           (1) between 1:00 2:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. on the days of 
        Monday through Saturday; 
           (2) after 1:00 2:00 a.m. on Sundays, except as provided by 
        subdivision 3. 
           Sec. 12.  Minnesota Statutes 2002, 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 on Sundays and 1:00 2:00 a.m. on 
        Mondays. 
           (b) The governing body of a municipality may after one 
        public hearing by ordinance permit a restaurant, hotel, bowling 
        center, or club to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on 
        the premises in conjunction with the sale of food between the 
        hours of 10:00 a.m. on Sundays and 1:00 2:00 a.m. on Mondays, 
        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 city may issue a Sunday intoxicating liquor license 
        only if authorized to do so by the voters of the city voting on 
        the question at a general or special election.  A county may 
        issue a Sunday intoxicating liquor license in a town only if 
        authorized to do so by the voters of the town as provided in 
        paragraph (e).  A county may issue a Sunday intoxicating liquor 
        license in unorganized territory only if authorized to do so by 
        the voters of the election precinct that contains the licensed 
        premises, 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 $20 for each 
        duplicate.  
           Sec. 13.  Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 340A.510, 
        subdivision 1, is amended to read: 
           Subdivision 1.  [SAMPLES FOR OTHER THAN MALT LIQUOR 
        AUTHORIZED.] On- or off-sale licenses retail licensees and 
        municipal liquor stores may provide, or permit a licensed 
        manufacturer or a wholesaler or its agents to provide on the 
        premises of the retail licensee or municipal liquor store, 
        samples of malt liquor, wine, liqueurs, cordials, and distilled 
        spirits which the retail licensee or municipal liquor store 
        currently has in stock and is offering for sale to the general 
        public without obtaining an additional license, provided the 
        wine, liqueur, cordial, and distilled spirits samples are 
        dispensed at no charge and consumed on the licensed premises 
        during the permitted hours of off-sale sale in a quantity less 
        than 100 milliliters of malt liquor per variety per customer, 50 
        milliliters of wine per variety per customer, 25 milliliters of 
        liqueur or cordial, and 15 milliliters of distilled spirits per 
        variety per customer. 
           Sec. 14.  Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 340A.510, 
        subdivision 2, is amended to read: 
           Subd. 2.  [MALT LIQUOR FURNISHED FOR SAMPLING SAMPLES 
        AUTHORIZED.] (a) Notwithstanding section 340A.308, with respect 
        only to sampling authorized under subdivision 1, a brewer may 
        purchase from or furnish at no cost to an off-sale a licensed 
        retailer malt liquor the brewer manufactures if: 
           (1) the malt liquor is dispensed by the retailer only for 
        tastings authorized under subdivision 1 samples in a quantity of 
        less than 100 milliliters of malt liquor per variety per 
        customer; 
           (2) where the brewer furnishes the malt liquor, the 
        retailer makes available for return to the brewer any unused 
        malt liquor and empty containers; 
           (3) the samples are dispensed by an employee of the 
        retailer or brewer or by a sampling service retained by the 
        retailer or brewer and not affiliated directly or indirectly 
        with a malt liquor wholesaler; 
           (4) the brewer furnishes not more than three cases of malt 
        liquor are purchased from or furnished to the retailer by the 
        brewer for each sampling; 
           (5) each sampling continues for not more than eight hours; 
           (6) the brewer has furnished malt liquor for not more than 
        five samplings for any retailer in any calendar year; 
           (7) where the brewer furnishes the malt liquor, the brewer 
        delivers the malt liquor for the sampling to its exclusive 
        wholesaler for that malt liquor; 
           (8) the brewer has at least seven days before the sampling 
        filed with the commissioner, on a form the commissioner 
        prescribes, written notice of intent to furnish malt liquor for 
        the sampling, which contains (i) the name and address of the 
        retailer conducting the sampling, (ii) the maximum amount of 
        malt liquor being to be furnished or purchased by the brewer, 
        (iii) the number of times the brewer has furnished malt liquor 
        to the retailer in the calendar year in which the notice is 
        filed, (iv) the date and time of the sampling, (v) where the 
        brewer furnishes the malt liquor, the exclusive wholesaler to 
        whom the brewer will deliver the malt liquor, and (vi) a 
        statement by the brewer to the effect that to the brewer's 
        knowledge all requirements of this section have been or will be 
        complied with; and 
           (9) the commissioner has not notified the brewer filing the 
        notice under clause (8) that the commissioner disapproves the 
        notice. 
           (b) For purposes of this subdivision, "licensed retailer" 
        means a licensed on-sale or off-sale retailer of alcoholic 
        beverages and a municipal liquor store that sells at off-sale. 
           Sec. 15.  Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 340A.511, is 
        amended to read: 
           340A.511 [CERTAIN SIZES MAY BE SOLD.] 
           (a) An off-sale retailer of intoxicating liquor may sell 
        distilled spirits in bottles of 50 milliliters. 
           (b) An on-sale intoxicating liquor licensee whose licensed 
        premises includes a golf course or who is a common carrier may 
        dispense distilled spirits from 50-milliliter bottles. 
           Sec. 16.  [CITY OF BLAINE; ON-SALE LICENSES.] 
           The city of Blaine may issue 15 on-sale intoxicating liquor 
        licenses in addition to the number authorized by law.  All 
        provisions of Minnesota Statutes, chapter 340A, not inconsistent 
        with this section, apply to the licenses authorized by this 
        section. 
           Sec. 17.  [CITY OF DULUTH; ON-SALE LICENSE.] 
           The city of Duluth may issue one on-sale intoxicating 
        liquor license in addition to the number authorized by law for 
        the St. Louis County Heritage and Arts Center, commonly known as 
        the Duluth Depot.  All provisions of Minnesota Statutes, chapter 
        340A, not inconsistent with this section, apply to the license 
        authorized by this section. 
           Sec. 18.  [CITY OF HASTINGS; ON-SALE LICENSES.] 
           The city of Hastings may issue three on-sale intoxicating 
        liquor licenses in addition to the number authorized by law.  
        All provisions of Minnesota Statutes, chapter 340A, not 
        inconsistent with this section, apply to the licenses authorized 
        by this section. 
           Sec. 19.  [CITY OF MAPLE GROVE; ON-SALE LICENSES.] 
           The city of Maple Grove may issue 12 on-sale intoxicating 
        liquor licenses in addition to the number authorized by law.  
        All provisions of Minnesota Statutes, chapter 340A, not 
        inconsistent with this section, apply to the licenses authorized 
        under this section. 
           Sec. 20.  [CITY OF ST. JOSEPH; ON-SALE LICENSES.] 
           The city of St. Joseph may issue three on-sale intoxicating 
        liquor licenses in addition to the number authorized by law.  
        All provisions of Minnesota Statutes, chapter 340A, not 
        inconsistent with this section, apply to the licenses authorized 
        by this section. 
           Sec. 21.  [CITY OF ST. MICHAEL; ON-SALE LICENSES.] 
           The city of St. Michael may issue five on-sale liquor 
        licenses in addition to the number authorized by law.  All 
        provisions of Minnesota Statutes, chapter 340A, not inconsistent 
        with this section, apply to the licenses authorized under this 
        section. 
           Sec. 22.  [CITY OF SARTELL; ON-SALE LICENSES.] 
           The city of Sartell may issue five on-sale intoxicating 
        liquor licenses in addition to the number authorized by law.  
        All provisions of Minnesota Statutes, chapter 340A, not 
        inconsistent with this section, apply to the licenses authorized 
        by this section. 
           Sec. 23.  [CITY OF STILLWATER; ON-SALE LICENSES.] 
           The city of Stillwater may issue two on-sale intoxicating 
        liquor licenses in addition to the number authorized by law.  
        All provisions of Minnesota Statutes, chapter 340A, not 
        inconsistent with this section, apply to the licenses authorized 
        under this section.  
           Sec. 24.  [CITY OF THIEF RIVER FALLS; ON-SALE LICENSE.] 
           The city of Thief River Falls may issue one on-sale 
        intoxicating liquor license in addition to the number authorized 
        by law.  All provisions of Minnesota Statutes, chapter 340A, not 
        inconsistent with this section apply to the licenses authorized 
        by this section. 
           Sec. 25.  [CITY OF WACONIA; ON-SALE LICENSES.] 
           The city of Waconia may issue three on-sale intoxicating 
        liquor licenses in addition to the number authorized by law.  
        All provisions of Minnesota Statutes, chapter 340A, not 
        inconsistent with this section, apply to the licenses authorized 
        under this section. 
           Sec. 26.  [CITY OF WOODBURY; ON-SALE LICENSES.] 
           The city of Woodbury may issue 12 on-sale intoxicating 
        liquor licenses in addition to the number authorized by law.  
        All provisions of Minnesota Statutes, chapter 340A, not 
        inconsistent with this section, apply to the licenses authorized 
        by this section. 
           Sec. 27.  [MINNESOTA CENTENNIAL SHOWBOAT.] 
           The city of St. Paul may issue an on-sale intoxicating 
        liquor license for the Minnesota Centennial Showboat, moored at 
        110 Yacht Club Road, Harriet Island, notwithstanding any law, 
        local ordinance, or charter provision.  The license must be 
        issued to a holder of a river tour boat license under Minnesota 
        Statutes, section 340A.404, subdivision 8.  The license 
        authorizes sales on all days of the week. 
           Sec. 28.  [ELKO SPEEDWAY; ON-SALE LICENSE.] 
           Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 340A.404, 
        subdivision 1, the city of Elko may issue an on-sale 
        intoxicating liquor license to the Elko Speedway in addition to 
        the number authorized by law.  The license may authorize sales 
        only to persons attending racing events at the speedway.  All 
        provisions of Minnesota Statutes, chapter 340A, not inconsistent 
        with this provision, apply to the license authorized 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 fenced grandstand area as 
        described in the approved license application. 
           Sec. 29.  [WINE LICENSES; STATE FAIR.] 
           (a) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, sections 37.21 and 
        340A.412, subdivision 4, paragraph (a), clause (3), the city of 
        St. Paul may issue a license to the holder of a state fair 
        concessions contract with the state agricultural society which 
        authorizes the licensee to sell Minnesota-produced wine by the 
        glass at the state fair in connection with the sale of food by 
        the concessionaire.  All provisions of Minnesota Statutes, 
        chapter 340A, not inconsistent herewith, apply to licenses 
        issued under this section. 
           (b) For purposes of this section "Minnesota-produced wine" 
        means wine produced by a farm winery licensed under Minnesota 
        Statutes, section 340A.315, and made from at least 75 percent 
        Minnesota-grown grapes, grape juice, other fruit bases, other 
        juices, and honey. 
           Sec. 30.  [EFFECTIVE DATE.] 
           Sections 1 to 9 and 13 to 29 are effective the day 
        following final enactment. 
           Presented to the governor May 24, 2003 
           Signed by the governor May 28, 2003, 1:39 p.m.