Senate Floor Amendment

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1.1Senator Housley moved to amend S.F. No. 1 as follows:
1.2Page 82, after line 32, insert:

1.3"ARTICLE 5
1.4LIQUOR

1.5    Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 85.0505, is amended by adding a subdivision
1.6to read:
1.7    Subd. 3. Fort Ridgely State Park. The commissioner of public safety, with the approval
1.8of the commissioner of natural resources, may issue to a concessionaire, lessee, or person
1.9holding a contract with the Department of Natural Resources an on-sale license for the sale
1.10of intoxicating liquor at the Fort Ridgely State Park golf course. The annual fee for the
1.11license issued pursuant to this subdivision shall be set by the commissioner of public safety
1.12at an amount comparable to the fee charged by the surrounding counties for a similar license.
1.13All provisions of chapter 340A not inconsistent with this subdivision shall apply to the sale
1.14of intoxicating liquor at the Fort Ridgely State Park golf course.
1.15EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective the day following final enactment.

1.16    Sec. 2. Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 340A.22, subdivision 1, is amended to read:
1.17    Subdivision 1. Activities. (a) A microdistillery licensed under this chapter may provide
1.18on its premises samples of distilled spirits manufactured on its premises, in an amount not
1.19to exceed 15 milliliters per variety per person. No more than 45 milliliters may be sampled
1.20under this paragraph by any person on any day.
1.21(b) A microdistillery can sell cocktails to the public, pursuant to subdivision 2.
1.22    (c) A microdistillery may not operate a cocktail room under subdivision 2 or conduct
1.23sales at off-sale under subdivision 4 unless at least 50 percent of the annual production of
1.24the licensee is processed and distilled on premises.
1.25    (d) Distilled spirits produced or in production prior to July 1, 2017, are not counted as
1.26part of the calculations under paragraph (c).
1.27EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective July 1, 2017.

1.28    Sec. 3. Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 340A.22, subdivision 2, is amended to read:
1.29    Subd. 2. Cocktail room license. (a) A municipality, including a city with a municipal
1.30liquor store, may issue the holder of a microdistillery license under this chapter a
2.1microdistillery cocktail room license. A microdistillery cocktail room license authorizes
2.2on-sale of distilled liquor produced by the distiller for consumption on the premises of or
2.3adjacent to one distillery location owned by the distiller. Notwithstanding section 340A.504,
2.4subdivision 3, a cocktail room may be open and may conduct on-sale business on Sundays
2.5if authorized by the municipality. Nothing in this subdivision precludes the holder of a
2.6microdistillery cocktail room license from also holding a license to operate a restaurant at
2.7the distillery. Section 340A.409 shall apply to a license issued under this subdivision. All
2.8provisions of this chapter that apply to a retail liquor license shall apply to a license issued
2.9under this subdivision unless the provision is explicitly inconsistent with this subdivision.
2.10(b) A distiller may only have one cocktail room license under this subdivision, and may
2.11not have an ownership interest in a distillery licensed under section 340A.301, subdivision
2.126, clause (a).
2.13(c) The municipality shall impose a licensing fee on a distiller holding a microdistillery
2.14cocktail room license under this subdivision, subject to limitations applicable to license fees
2.15under section 340A.408, subdivision 2, paragraph (a).
2.16(d) A municipality shall, within ten days of the issuance of a license under this
2.17subdivision, inform the commissioner of the licensee's name and address and trade name,
2.18and the effective date and expiration date of the license. The municipality shall also inform
2.19the commissioner of a license transfer, cancellation, suspension, or revocation during the
2.20license period.
2.21(e) No single entity may hold both a cocktail room and taproom license, and a cocktail
2.22room and taproom may not be colocated.
2.23EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective July 1, 2017.

2.24    Sec. 4. Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 340A.24, subdivision 3, is amended to read:
2.25    Subd. 3. Total retail sales. A brew pub's total retail sales at on- or off-sale under this
2.26section may not exceed 3,500 barrels per year, provided that off-sales may not total more
2.27than 500 750 barrels.
2.28EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective the day following final enactment.

2.29    Sec. 5. Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 340A.28, subdivision 1, is amended to read:
2.30    Subdivision 1. License; limitations. A brewer licensed under section 340A.301,
2.31subdivision 6, clause (c), (i), or (j), may be issued a license by a municipality for off-sale
2.32of malt liquor at its licensed premises that has been produced and packaged by the brewer.
3.1The license must be approved by the commissioner. A brewer may only have one license
3.2under this subdivision. The amount of malt liquor sold at off-sale may not exceed 500 750
3.3barrels annually. Off-sale of malt liquor shall be limited to the legal hours for off-sale at
3.4exclusive liquor stores in the jurisdiction in which the brewer is located, and the malt liquor
3.5sold off-sale must be removed from the premises before the applicable off-sale closing time
3.6at exclusive liquor stores, except that malt liquor in growlers only may be sold at off-sale
3.7on Sundays. Sunday sales must be approved by the licensing jurisdiction and hours may be
3.8established by those jurisdictions. Packaging of malt liquor for off-sale under this subdivision
3.9must comply with section 340A.285.
3.10EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective the day following final enactment.

3.11    Sec. 6. Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 340A.301, is amended by adding a subdivision
3.12to read:
3.13    Subd. 12. 3.2 percent malt liquor; label. 3.2 percent malt liquor, as defined under
3.14section 340A.101, subdivision 19, may be sold with a label that states "MAX 3.2% ALC/WT"
3.15or equivalent, on the side of the can or bottle, and does not require a similar disclosure on
3.16the can top or bottom. The commissioner shall establish standards to implement this
3.17requirement.
3.18EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective July 1, 2017, and applies to all cans or
3.19bottles sold after that date.

3.20    Sec. 7. Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 340A.315, subdivision 7, is amended to read:
3.21    Subd. 7. Distilled spirits permitted. Farm wineries licensed under this section are
3.22permitted to manufacture distilled spirits as defined under section 340A.101, subdivision
3.239
, which may exceed 25 percent alcohol by volume, made from Minnesota-produced or
3.24Minnesota-grown grapes, grape juice, other fruit bases, or honey. The following conditions
3.25pertain:
3.26    (1) no farm winery or firm owning multiple farm wineries may manufacture more than
3.275,000 gallons of distilled spirits in a given year, and this 5,000 gallon limit is part of the
3.2850,000 gallon limit found in subdivision 2;
3.29    (2) a farm winery may not sell at on-sale, off-sale, or wholesale, a distilled spirit that
3.30does not qualify as a Minnesota spirit. For purposes of this section, to qualify as a Minnesota
3.31spirit, 50 percent of the distilled spirit must be processed and distilled on premises. Distilled
4.1spirits produced or in production prior to July 1, 2017, are not counted as part of the
4.2calculations under this clause;
4.3    (3) farm wineries must pay an additional annual fee of $50 to the commissioner before
4.4beginning production of distilled spirits; and
4.5    (3) (4) farm wineries may not sell or produce distilled spirits for direct sale to
4.6manufacturers licensed under section 340A.301, subdivision 6, paragraph (a).
4.7EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective July 1, 2017.

4.8    Sec. 8. [340A.425] SERVICE AT CAPITOL.
4.9Notwithstanding section 340A.412, subdivision 4, paragraph (a), clause (2), the city of
4.10St. Paul may issue an on-sale wine and malt liquor license for the premises known as the
4.11State Capitol, including the Capitol cafeteria. The commissioner of administration must
4.12specify those areas where service is being requested. The Department of Administration
4.13shall enter into an agreement with a food service vendor or another vendor on all matters
4.14related to the sale of wine and malt liquor in the Capitol. Section 16B.275 does not apply
4.15to the sale of wine and malt liquor in the Capitol and all fees charged or profits earned by
4.16the Department of Administration from the sale of wine and malt liquor in the Capitol must
4.17be deposited in a capitol revenues account in the special revenue fund and are appropriated
4.18to the commissioner for capitol preservation and programming. The Capitol must sell wine
4.19and malt liquor that are made in Minnesota.
4.20EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective upon approval by the Saint Paul City
4.21Council and compliance with Minnesota Statutes, section 645.021.

4.22    Sec. 9. Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 340A.504, subdivision 6, is amended to read:
4.23    Subd. 6. Municipalities may limit hours. A municipality may further limit the days or
4.24hours of on and off sales of alcoholic beverages, provided that further restricted on-sale
4.25hours for intoxicating liquor must apply equally to on-sale hours of 3.2 percent malt liquor.
4.26A city may not permit the sale of alcoholic beverages during hours when the sale is prohibited
4.27by this section.
4.28EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective the day following final enactment.

4.29    Sec. 10. Laws 1999, chapter 202, section 13, as amended by Laws 2013, chapter 42,
4.30section 8, is amended to read:
4.31    Sec. 13. CITY OF ST. PAUL; LICENSES AUTHORIZED.
5.1    (a) The city of St. Paul may issue temporary intoxicating liquor licenses under Minnesota
5.2Statutes, section 340A.404, subdivision 10, to Macalester college for the Macalester Scottish
5.3fair, Springfest, and for the annual alumni reunion weekend without regard to the limitation
5.4in Minnesota Statutes, section 340A.410, subdivision 10, paragraph (b).
5.5    (b) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 340A.412, subdivision 4, the city of
5.6St. Paul may issue a temporary on-sale intoxicating liquor license to Twin Cities in Motion,
5.7or its successor organization, if any. The license may authorize only the sale of intoxicating
5.8malt liquor and 3.2 percent malt liquor on the grounds of the state capitol on the day of the
5.9Twin Cities Marathon. The intoxicating Any malt liquor and 3.2 percent malt liquor sold
5.10must be produced by a Minnesota brewery. All provisions of Minnesota Statutes, section
5.11340A.404, subdivision 10 , not inconsistent with this section, apply to the license authorized
5.12by this section.
5.13EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective upon approval by the Saint Paul City
5.14Council and compliance with Minnesota Statutes, section 645.021.

5.15    Sec. 11. SPECIAL LICENSE; COLD SPRING.
5.16Notwithstanding any law or ordinance to the contrary, the city of Cold Spring may issue
5.17an intoxicating malt liquor license to the Cold Spring Baseball Association for sales at Cold
5.18Spring Baseball Park, located at 700 First Street South. The license may allow service and
5.19consumption anywhere within the Baseball Park, at events hosted or scheduled by the
5.20Association.
5.21EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective upon approval by the Cold Spring City
5.22Council and compliance with Minnesota Statutes, section 645.021.

5.23    Sec. 12. FOOD HALL LICENSE; MINNEAPOLIS.
5.24Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 340A.101, subdivision 25, 340A.401, or
5.25340A.410, subdivision 7, or any other law or ordinance to the contrary, the city of
5.26Minneapolis may issue an on-sale intoxicating liquor license for a licensee serving as an
5.27anchor tenant for a food hall to be located at 501 30th Avenue Southeast. The license may
5.28allow service and consumption anywhere within the licensee establishment, and anywhere
5.29within the larger food hall, provided that the larger premises is specified in the on-sale
5.30license. Multiple independent food vendors will be able to utilize a common seating area
5.31under the control of the liquor license holder to allow the public to purchase and consume
5.32food from third parties while also consuming licensed beverages sold by the license holder.
6.1EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective upon approval by the city of Minneapolis
6.2and compliance with Minnesota Statutes, section 645.021.

6.3    Sec. 13. CITY OF MINNEAPOLIS; SPECIAL LICENSES.
6.4The city of Minneapolis may issue an on-sale intoxicating liquor license to a restaurant
6.5located at 4312 Upton Avenue South, notwithstanding any law or local ordinance or charter
6.6provision.
6.7EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective upon approval by the Minneapolis City
6.8Council and compliance with Minnesota Statutes, section 645.021.

6.9    Sec. 14. SPECIAL EVENTS; CAPITOL.
6.10Notwithstanding any law or ordinance to the contrary, the city of St. Paul may issue two
6.11separate temporary liquor licenses for special events at the Minnesota Capitol, allowing
6.12sale throughout the Capitol building and on the Capitol grounds, as specified by the
6.13commissioner of administration. The first special event license shall be for events relating
6.14to the ceremonial opening of the restored State Capitol in August 2017. The second special
6.15event license shall be for events associated with the Super Bowl and the construction of an
6.16ice castle in 2018. Licenses shall be for on-sale during all legal hours of service and shall
6.17allow all service of wine, malt liquor, and distilled spirits. Service must be limited to wine,
6.18malt liquor, and distilled spirits that are made in Minnesota.
6.19EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective upon approval by the Saint Paul City
6.20Council and compliance with Minnesota Statutes, section 645.021.

6.21    Sec. 15. NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE TRAINING SITE; ON-SALE
6.22LICENSES.
6.23Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 340A.404, subdivision 1, or any other law
6.24or local ordinance to the contrary, the city of Eagan may issue an on-sale intoxicating liquor
6.25license to the owner of a National Football League sports facility located on property in the
6.26city of Eagan in Dakota County, legally described as Lot 1, Block 1, Viking Lakes, and to
6.27any concessionaire operator or third-party vendor under contract with the owner. The license
6.28authorizes the sale of intoxicating liquor to persons attending any and all events on Lots 1
6.29and 2, Block 1, Viking Lakes, that are in conjunction with activities on Lot 1. The license
6.30may be issued for a space that is not compact and contiguous, provided that the licensed
6.31premises shall only be the space described in the approved license. The license authorizes
7.1sales on all days of the week. All provisions of Minnesota Statutes, chapter 340A, not
7.2inconsistent with this section, apply to the license under this section.
7.3EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective upon approval by the Eagan City Council
7.4and compliance with Minnesota Statutes, section 645.021.

7.5    Sec. 16. SPECIAL LICENSE; NEW HOPE.
7.6Notwithstanding any law or ordinance to the contrary, the city of New Hope may issue
7.7an on-sale intoxicating liquor license for the New Hope Village Golf Course that is located
7.8at 8130 Bass Lake Road and is owned by the city. The provisions of Minnesota Statutes,
7.9chapter 340A, not inconsistent with this section, apply to the license issued under this
7.10section. The city of New Hope is deemed the licensee under this section, and the provisions
7.11of Minnesota Statutes, sections 340A.603 and 340A.604, apply to the license as if the
7.12establishment were a municipal liquor store.
7.13EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective upon approval by the New Hope City
7.14Council and compliance with Minnesota Statutes, section 645.021.

7.15    Sec. 17. SPECIAL LICENSE; SARTELL.
7.16The city of Sartell may issue an on-sale intoxicating liquor license, an on-sale wine
7.17license, or an on-sale malt liquor license for the city-owned facilities known as Sartell
7.18Community Center, located at 850 19th Street South; Pinecone Central Park, located at
7.191105 Central Park Blvd; and Champion Field, located at 710 12th Street North,
7.20notwithstanding any law, local ordinance, or charter provision. A license issued under this
7.21section authorizes sales on all days of the week to persons attending events at these facilities.
7.22The provisions of Minnesota Statutes, chapter 340A, not inconsistent with this section,
7.23apply to the licenses issued under this section. The city of Sartell is deemed the licensee
7.24under this section, and the provisions of Minnesota Statutes, sections 340A.603 and
7.25340A.604, apply to the licenses as if the facilities were a municipal liquor store.
7.26EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective upon approval by the Sartell City Council
7.27and compliance with Minnesota Statutes, section 645.021.

7.28    Sec. 18. SPECIAL CLOSING TIMES; 2018 SUPER BOWL.
7.29During the 2018 National Football League Super Bowl at U.S. Bank Stadium, licensing
7.30jurisdictions that issue on-sale intoxicating liquor licenses under Minnesota Statutes, chapter
7.31340A, may, at their discretion, issue special permits for service of alcohol through extended
7.32hours lasting until 4:00 a.m. each day. This section is subject to the following conditions:
8.1(1) only holders of an existing on-sale intoxicating liquor license or a 3.2 malt liquor
8.2license are eligible for later closing hours;
8.3(2) later closing hours apply only during the period from 12:00 p.m. on February 2,
8.42018, through 4:00 a.m. on February 5, 2018;
8.5(3) local licensing jurisdictions issuing special permits to operate with extended hours
8.6during the days listed in clause (2) may charge a fee up to but not to exceed $250 for a
8.7permit. In the process of issuing a permit under this section, the licensing jurisdiction may
8.8limit approval to specified geographic, zoning, or license classifications within its jurisdiction;
8.9and
8.10(4) this section expires at 4:01 a.m. on February 5, 2018.
8.11EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective the day following final enactment.

8.12    Sec. 19. REPEALER.
8.13Laws 2001, chapter 193, section 10, as amended by Laws 2013, chapter 137, article 4,
8.14section 6; and Laws 2013, chapter 137, article 4, section 6, are repealed."
8.15Amend the title accordingly
8.16The motion prevailed. #did not prevail. So the amendment was #not adopted.