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Alcohol Beverage License Higher Education Campus

Concerning the designation of a campus liquor complex on the campus of an institution of higher education that is licensed to serve alcohol beverages for consumption on the licensed premises to allow the institution to obtain permits to serve alcohol beverages at other facilities within its campus liquor complex, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
2017 Regular Session
Higher Education
Liquor, Tobacco, & Marijuana
Bill Summary

Sections 1 through 4 of the bill allow a higher education institution that has a license to serve alcohol beverages for on-premises consumption to apply for designation as a campus liquor complex, thereby allowing the institution to designate multiple facilities on the campus as locations for serving alcohol beverages. An institution of higher education seeking to designate a campus liquor complex is subject to the following requirements:

  • The institution must: Designate its principal licensed premises and additional separate, related facilities that are located within the campus liquor complex; clearly identify each related facility by its location within the campus; and clearly identify, by a description and map, each area where alcohol beverages will be consumed.
  • The institution must obtain a permit for each related facility where alcohol beverages will be served.
  • Each related facility must remain at all times under the ownership or control of the licensee.
  • The institution must designate a manager for the campus liquor complex and for each related facility.
  • For the purposes of license discipline, each related facility is deemed separately permitted.

Section 5 imposes a state permit fee of $75 and section 6 imposes a local permit fee of $100.

$22,150 is appropriated from the liquor enforcement division and state licensing authority cash fund for use by the liquor and tobacco enforcement division.

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)


Became Law


Bill Text


Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. Y. Willett
Sen. D. Coram


Rep. J. Arndt


Rep. K. Becker

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details