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                            CHAPTER 24-S.F.No. 1535 
                  An act relating to liquor; authorizing the city of 
                  Minneapolis to issue an on-sale license; amending 
                  Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 340A.404, subdivision 
                  2. 
        BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
           Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 2004, 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, 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, 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. 
           (h) The city of Minneapolis may issue an on-sale 
        intoxicating liquor license to the Walker Art Center's 
        concessionaire or operator, for a restaurant and catering 
        operator on the premises of the Walker Art Center, 
        notwithstanding limitations of law, or local ordinance or 
        charter provisions.  The license authorizes sales on all days of 
        the week. 
           [EFFECTIVE DATE.] This section is effective upon approval 
        by the Minneapolis City Council in the manner provided by 
        Minnesota Statutes, section 645.021, notwithstanding Minnesota 
        Statutes, section 645.023, subdivision 1, clause (a). 
           Presented to the governor April 19, 2005 
           Signed by the governor April 22, 2005, 5:40 a.m.