Reference is to the bill as introduced.
Amend the bill, as and if amended, by striking all after the enacting words and inserting:
/ SECTION 1. Chapter 4, Title 61 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
(A) In addition to the licenses
authorized pursuant to the provisions of this article, the
department also may issue an annual license to the owner of a
'motorsports entertainment complex' located in this State, as
defined in Section 12-21-2425, or his designee, which authorizes
the purchase, sale, and consumption of beer and wine at any
occasion held on the grounds of the complex year round on any
day of the week. The fee for the annual license is one thousand
dollars with the revenue therefrom used for the purposes
provided in Section 61-4-510. Notwithstanding another provision
of this article, the issuance of this license authorizes the
licensee to purchase beer and wine from licensed wholesalers in
the same manner that a person with appropriate licenses issued
pursuant to this title purchases beer and wine from licensed
wholesalers. The department shall charge a nonrefundable filing
fee of two hundred dollars for processing the annual
application. The department in its discretion may specify the
terms and conditions of the license, pursuant to existing
provisions of law and regulations governing these
(B) The department may require such proof of qualifications for the issuance of these licenses as it considers necessary, and these licenses may be issued whether or not the motorsports entertainment complex is located in a county or municipality which pursuant to Section 61-6-2010 has successfully held a referendum allowing the possession, sale, and consumption of beer or wine or alcoholic liquors by the drink for a period not to exceed twenty-four hours.
(C) The owner or designee of the motorsports entertainment complex may designate particular areas within the complex where patrons of events who have paid an admission price to attend or guests who are attending private functions at the complex, whether or not a charge for attendance is made, may possess and consume beer and wine provided at their own expense or at the expense of the sponsor of the private function."
SECTION 2. Chapter 6, Title 61 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 61-6-2016. In addition to the other provisions of this chapter, the owner of a 'motorsports entertainment complex' which is located in this State as defined in Section 12-21-2425, or his designee, also may be issued, upon application, an annual license that authorizes the purchase, sale, and consumption of alcoholic liquors by the drink at any occasion held on the ground of the complex under the same terms and conditions provided in Section 61-4-515, provided that if the owner or his designee applies for both a license to purchase, sell, and consume beer and wine and a license to purchase, sell, and consume alcoholic liquors, only one fee is required which must be the same as the fee for an annual fifty-two week permit under Section 61-6-2010 with the revenue therefrom used for the same purposes as provided in Section 61-6-2010."
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor. /
Renumber sections to conform.
Amend title to conform.