HOUSE BILL NO. 127
AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 4 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO EXPRESSLY REQUIRING THAT ALL ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR COMES TO REST IN DELAWARE PRIOR TO RESALE.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:
Section 1. Amend Subsection (15), §101, Chapter 1, Title 4 Delaware Code by striking said subsection and by substituting in lieu thereof a new subsection (15) to read as follows:
"(15) 'Establishment' means any place located physically in this State where alcoholic liquor of one or more varieties is stored, sold or used by authority of any law of this State, including a hotel, restaurant, tavern or club as defined in this section, or where alcoholic liquor of one or more varieties is manufactured by virtue of any law of this State."
Section 2. Amend §501, Subchapter I, Chapter 5, Title 4, Delaware Code by adding thereto a new subsection designated as subsection (f), which new subsection shall read as follows:
"(f) No person may import into this State any alcoholic liquor unless it Is delivered directly to a licensed warehouse or warehouses in Delaware owned, leased or operated by a licensed Delaware importer and is unloaded and physically stored in said warehouse or warehouses."
Section 3. Amend §502, Subchapter I, Chapter 5, Title 4, Delaware Code by striking subparagraph 2 of Subsection (a) in its entirety and substituting a new subparagraph (2) to read as follows:
"(2) The location and description of the premises, located in this State, where it Is proposed that such alcoholic liquor is to be manufactured or is to be stored by the importer prior to its resale in the State and whether the premises are owned or leased by the applicant and, if leased, the name of the owner thereof;"
Section 4. This Act shall take effect ninety days after its enactment into law.
Approved July 1, 1989.