Section 45-8A-25


Published: 2015

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Section 45-8A-25

Section 45-8A-25Sale of alcoholic beverages.

(a) This section only applies to the City of Anniston and provides for the Anniston Ecotourism Beverage Bill.



(b) Alcoholic beverages may be sold each day of the week for on-premises consumption by licensed clubs and retail licensees of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board in the City of Anniston if approved by a majority vote of the governing body.



(c) Alcoholic beverages may be sold each day of the week for off-premises consumption by licensed clubs and retail licensees of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board within the City of Anniston if approved by a majority vote of the governing body.



(d) The governing body of the City of Anniston, by resolution or ordinance passed by a simple majority, may regulate but may not prohibit the sale of both on-premises and off-premises consumption of alcoholic beverages each day of the week by licensed clubs and retail licensees of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board to the general public. Licensed clubs and retail licensees granted a license may sell or dispense alcoholic beverages pursuant to the requirements of the license and applicable regulations of the board.



(e) The provisions of this section are cumulative and supplemental to the present power and authority of the City of Anniston and are not intended to, nor shall it be interpreted so as to, repeal any existing power or authority of the governing body with this section that are now permitted under the general laws of the state or under any local or special act of the Legislature.



(f) Nothing in this section shall be construed so as to abrogate, nullify, or in any way encroach upon the functions, powers and duties of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board under Chapter 3, Title 28.

(Act 2013-166, p. 311, §§1-6.)