Florida Senate - 2018 SB 922 By Senator Bean 4-01073-18 2018922__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to the sale of alcoholic beverages; 3 amending s. 565.02, F.S.; providing an exception to 4 the miniature bottle requirement for operators of 5 intrastate railroads and sleeper cars; providing an 6 effective date. 7 8 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 9 10 Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subsection (2) of section 11 565.02, Florida Statutes, is amended to read: 12 565.02 License fees; vendors; clubs; caterers; and others.— 13 (2) An operator of railroads or sleeping cars, or a vendor 14 in a railroad transit station, in this state may obtain a 15 license to keep for sale and to sell the beverages mentioned in 16 the Beverage Law upon the payment of an annual license tax of 17 $2,500 to the division. A municipality or county may not require 18 an additional license or levy a tax for the privilege of selling 19 such beverages. 20 (a) Operators of railroads or sleeping cars in this state 21 are authorized to keep for sale and to sell all beverages 22 mentioned in the Beverage Law for consumption upon any dining, 23 club, parlor, buffet, or observation car of a passenger train in 24 which certified copies of the licenses issued to the operators 25 are posted. Certified copies of such licenses shall be issued by 26 the division upon the payment of a $10 fee. A license for the 27 sale of alcoholic beverages on a passenger train shall be good 28 throughout the state. Except for alcoholic beverages sold within 29 the licensed premises of a railroad transit station or by 30 operators of intrastate railroads or sleeping cars, it is 31 unlawful for such licensees to purchase or sell any liquor on a 32 passenger train except in miniature bottles of not more than 2 33 ounces. 34 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2018.