Public Act 90-0626 of the 90th General Assembly

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Public Act 90-0626

SB1547 Enrolled                                LRB9011628LDpk

    AN ACT to  amend  the  Liquor  Control  Act  by  changing
Section 6-31.

    Be  it  enacted  by  the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:

    Section 5.  The Liquor Control Act of 1934 is amended  by
changing Section 6-31 as follows:

    (235 ILCS 5/6-31)
    Sec. 6-31.  Product sampling.
    (a)  Retailer,    distributor,   importing   distributor,
manufacturer and nonresident  dealer  licensees  may  conduct
product   sampling  for  consumption  at  a  licensed  retail
location.  Up to 3 samples, consisting of no  more  than  (i)
1/4  ounce  of  distilled spirits, (ii) one ounce of wine, or
(iii) 2 ounces of beer may be served to  a  consumer  in  one
    (b)  Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (a), an
on-premises retail licensee may offer for sale and serve more
than  one  drink  per  person  for  sampling purposes without
violating paragraph (1) of subsection (b) of Section 6-28  or
paragraph  (6) of subsection (c) of Section 6-28 of this Act,
provided  the  total  quantity  of  the   sampling   package,
regardless of the number of containers in which the alcoholic
liquor  is being served, does not exceed 1 ounce of distilled
spirits, 4 ounces of wine, or 16 12 ounces of  beer.  In  any
event,  all  provisions  of  Section  6-28  shall apply to an
on-premises retail licensee that conducts product sampling.
(Source: P.A. 90-432, eff. 1-1-98.)

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