SENATE BILL 302
50th legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - second session, 2012
Phil A. Griego
RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES; AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A SPECIAL BED AND BREAKFAST DISPENSING PERMIT FOR BEER AND WINE.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO:
SECTION 1. A new section of the Liquor Control Act is enacted to read:
"[NEW MATERIAL] SPECIAL BED AND BREAKFAST DISPENSING PERMIT--FEES--LIMITATIONS.--
A. The director is authorized to issue a special bed and breakfast dispensing permit to owners and operators of a bed and breakfast in accordance with rules promulgated by the director to protect public health and safety. The permit shall be limited to the serving of wine and beer in conjunction with food only to the guests of the bed and breakfast.
B. A bed and breakfast establishment may apply for a special bed and breakfast dispensing permit by submitting a fee of one hundred dollars ($100) to the department together with such information as the director may require. A permit may be renewed annually for a fee of one hundred dollars ($100). The permit shall allow the owner or operator of a bed and breakfast who holds a server permit to dispense wine or beer only to guests of the bed and breakfast in conjunction with the serving of food.
C. For the purposes of this section, "bed and breakfast" means a business establishment that offers temporary lodging with meals included and has a guest capacity of twenty or fewer persons."
SECTION 2. EFFECTIVE DATE.--The effective date of the provisions of this act is July 1, 2012.
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