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Full Text of SB0322  100th General Assembly


Rep. Robert Rita

Filed: 5/26/2017





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 322 on page 64,
3immediately below line 22, by inserting the following:
4    "(sss) Notwithstanding any provision in this Section to the
5contrary, nothing in this Section shall prohibit the issuance
6or renewal of a license authorizing the sale of alcoholic
7liquor at a store that is located within a municipality with a
8population in excess of 1,000,000 inhabitants and within 100
9feet of a church if:
10        (1) the premises are primarily used for the sale of
11    alcoholic liquor;
12        (2) on January 1, 2017, the store was authorized to
13    sell alcoholic liquor pursuant to a package goods liquor
14    license;
15        (3) on January 1, 2017, the store occupied
16    approximately 5,560 square feet and will be expanded to
17    include 440 additional square feet for the purpose of
18    storage;



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1        (4) the store was in existence before the church;
2        (5) the building in which the store is located was
3    built in 1956 and is immediately south of the church;
4        (6) the store and church are separated by an east-west
5    street;
6        (7) the owner of the store received his first liquor
7    license in 1986;
8        (8) the church has not indicated its opposition to the
9    issuance or renewal of the license in writing; and
10        (9) the alderman of the ward in which the store is
11    located has expressed his or her support for the issuance
12    or renewal of the license.".