ASSEMBLY, No. 2897

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

216th LEGISLATURE

 

INTRODUCED MARCH 13, 2014

 


 

Sponsored by:

Assemblyman  SCOTT T. RUMANA

District 40 (Bergen, Essex, Morris and Passaic)

Assemblyman  DAVID C. RUSSO

District 40 (Bergen, Essex, Morris and Passaic)

Assemblyman  DECLAN J. O'SCANLON, JR.

District 13 (Monmouth)

 

Co-Sponsored by:

Assemblymen Fiocchi, Space and Assemblywoman McHose

 

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

     Permits holders of certain alcoholic beverage licenses to be issued amusement game license.

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

     As introduced.

  


An Act permitting holders of certain alcoholic beverage licenses to be issued an amusement game license and supplementing P.L.1959,c.108 (C.5:8-78 et seq.).

 

     Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

 

     1.    The holder of a plenary retail consumption license, as defined in R.S.33:1-12, shall be eligible to be issued for the licensed premises an amusement game license pursuant to P.L.1959, c.109 (C.5:8-100 et seq.), provided that all other requirements for licensure to conduct amusement games are met.

 

     2.    This act shall take effect immediately.

 

 

STATEMENT

 

     This bill provides that the holder of a plenary retail consumption license, which permits the sale of alcoholic beverages for consumption on the licensed premises, would be eligible to be issued an amusement game license for that premises, provided that all other requirements for licensure to conduct amusement games are met.  The bill would supersede an administrative rule, N.J.A.C.13:3-1.7, that currently prohibits the issuance of an amusement game license for a premises that is licensed to sell  alcoholic beverages.