HOUSE BILL NO. 596
AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 4 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:
Section 1. Amend Section 101(9), Title 4 of the Delaware Code by adding after the last sentence the following:
"A public golf course, open to all members of the public, whether privately or publicly owned, whose primary purpose is the operation of a golf course shall be included within meanings of this definition. Members of the public, utilizing the golf facility, shall be considered guests of the club."
Section 2. Amend Section 101(25)c, Title 4 of the Delaware Code by adding thereto a new subparagraph, designated as subparagraph d., which new subparagraph shall read as follows:
"d. A public golf course, as defined in paragraph 9 of this section, may be licensed as a multiple activity club, however, is not subject to the requirements as setforth in subparagraph c. of this paragraph."
Section 3. The provision of this Bill shall be construed to permit the Delaware Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission to grant multiple activity club licenses to public golf courses.
Section 4. This Bill shall become effective 6 months after enactment enabling the Delaware Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission to adopt rules and regulations for the sale of alcoholic liquors on public golf courses.
Approved June 25, 1998