HOUSE BILL NO. 4213

February 19, 2019, Introduced by Reps. Berman, Wittenberg, Cynthia Johnson, Robinson and Jones and referred to the Committee on Regulatory Reform.

A bill to amend 1998 PA 58, entitled

"Michigan liquor control code of 1998,"

by amending section 1114 (MCL 436.2114), as amended by 2011 PA 27 and by adding section 1116.

the people of the state of michigan enact:

Sec. 1114. (1) Notwithstanding R 436.1403 and R 436.1503 of the Michigan administrative code and except as otherwise provided in section 1116, under this act, or by rule of the commission, an on-premises and an off-premises licensee shall not sell, give away, or furnish alcoholic liquor between the hours of 2 a.m. and 7 a.m. on any day.

(2) Subsection (1) does not prevent any local governmental unit from prohibiting the sale of beer and wine between the hours of 7 a.m. and 12 noon on Sunday or between the hours of 7 a.m. on Sunday and 2 a.m. on Monday under section 1111 and does not prevent any local governmental unit from prohibiting the sale of spirits and mixed spirit drink between the hours of 7 a.m. and 12 noon on Sunday or between the hours of 7 a.m. on Sunday and 2 a.m. on Monday under section 1113. A licensee selling alcoholic liquor between 7 a.m. and 12 noon on Sunday shall obtain a permit and pay to the commission an annual fee of $160.00.

(3) A reference to the time of day under this act or a rule of the commission includes daylight savings time, when observed.

Sec. 1116. If a city, village, or township approves, by a majority of the city, village, or township's legislative body voting, a resolution to allow on-premises licensees to sell or furnish alcoholic liquor between the hours of 2 a.m. and 4 a.m. on any day, an on-premises licensee located in the city, village, or township may apply for an extended hours permit from the commission to sell or furnish alcoholic liquor between the hours of 2 a.m. and 4 a.m. on any day. The commission shall not issue an extended hours permit under this section unless the applicant has already been approved by the local legislative body in which the applicant's place of business is located.