Florida Senate - 2016                                     SB 420
       By Senator Benacquisto
       30-00414-16                                            2016420__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to alcohol vendors; amending s.
    3         562.13, F.S.; revising applicability to exclude
    4         specified vendors from employee age requirements in
    5         certain circumstances; repealing s. 565.04, F.S.,
    6         relating to package store restrictions; providing an
    7         effective date.
    9  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   11         Section 1. Paragraph (c) of subsection (2) of section
   12  562.13, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
   13         562.13 Employment of minors or certain other persons by
   14  certain vendors prohibited; exceptions.—
   15         (2) This section shall not apply to:
   16         (c) Persons under the age of 18 years who are employed in
   17  any licensed premises, including a retail drugstore drugstores,
   18  grocery store stores, department store stores, florist florists,
   19  specialty gift shop shops, or automobile service station. This
   20  exception includes a vendor licensed under s. 563.02(1), s.
   21  564.02(1), or s. 565.02(1)(a) if such vendor derives 30 percent
   22  or less of its gross revenue each month from sales of alcoholic
   23  beverages, and if the minor employee is supervised by a person
   24  18 years of age or older who verifies the age of a purchaser of
   25  alcoholic beverages to be 21 years of age or older and who
   26  approves the sale of alcoholic beverages to such purchaser
   27  stations which have obtained licenses to sell beer or beer and
   28  wine, when such sales are made for consumption off the premises.
   30  However, a minor to whom this subsection otherwise applies may
   31  not be employed if the employment, whether as a professional
   32  entertainer or otherwise, involves nudity, as defined in s.
   33  847.001, on the part of the minor and such nudity is intended as
   34  a form of adult entertainment.
   35         Section 2. Section 565.04, Florida Statutes, is repealed.
   36         Section 3. This act shall take effect July 1, 2016.