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AB-2739 Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control: special on-sale general license: for-profit theater.(2015-2016)

As Amends the Law Today
As Amends the Law on Aug 25, 2016


 Section 24045.75 of the Business and Professions Code is amended to read:

 (a) The department may issue a special on-sale general license to the operator of any for-profit theater located within the City and County of San Francisco, configured with theatrical seating of at least 1,000 seats and primarily devoted to live theatrical performances.
(b) The special on-sale general license shall permit sales, service, and consumption of alcoholic beverages in the lobbies and seating areas of the theater for the period beginning two consecutive hours prior to a live theatrical performance and ending one hour after the live theatrical performance is completed, subject to Section 25631. Any special on-sale general license issued pursuant to this section shall be subject to the limitations provided by Section 23816, but shall not be required to be operated as a bona fide public eating place. The theater further shall not be subject to the provisions of Section 23793.
(c) For purposes of this section, “for-profit theater” shall not include an adult or sexually oriented business, as defined in Section 318.5 of the Penal Code.
SEC. 2.
 This act is an urgency statute necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, or safety within the meaning of Article IV of the Constitution and shall go into immediate effect. The facts constituting the necessity are:
In order to ensure the fair and efficient application of the alcoholic beverage control licensing laws with respect to for-profit theaters within the City and County of San Francisco, it is necessary that this act take effect immediately.