Florida Senate - 2017                                     SB 106
       By Senator Flores
       39-00183A-17                                           2017106__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to vendors licensed under the Beverage
    3         Law; amending s. 562.13, F.S.; revising applicability
    4         to specify circumstances under which persons under the
    5         age of 18 years who are employed in specified
    6         businesses are excluded from certain employment
    7         prohibitions; providing that failure to comply with a
    8         restriction on monthly revenue from the sale of
    9         alcoholic beverages is unlawful if a minor is employed
   10         during a month that the restriction is exceeded;
   11         repealing s. 565.04, F.S., relating to package store
   12         restrictions; providing an effective date.
   14  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   16         Section 1. Paragraph (c) of subsection (2) of section
   17  562.13, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
   18         562.13 Employment of minors or certain other persons by
   19  certain vendors prohibited; exceptions.—
   20         (2) This section shall not apply to:
   21         (c) Persons under the age of 18 years who are employed in a
   22  retail drugstore drugstores, grocery store stores, department
   23  store stores, florist shop florists, specialty gift shop shops,
   24  or automobile service station whose license fees are specified
   25  in s. 563.02(1), s. 564.02(1), or s. 565.02(1)(a), if such
   26  vendor derives 30 percent or less of its monthly gross revenue
   27  from sales of alcoholic beverages. This exception applies only
   28  if the minor employees are supervised by a person 18 years of
   29  age or older who verifies that any purchaser of alcoholic
   30  beverages is 21 years of age or older and who approves the sale
   31  of alcoholic beverages to such purchaser. Failure to comply with
   32  the restriction on monthly revenue from the sale of alcoholic
   33  beverages is unlawful if a person under the age of 18 years is
   34  employed in the licensed premises during a month that the
   35  restriction is exceeded stations which have obtained licenses to
   36  sell beer or beer and wine, when such sales are made for
   37  consumption off the premises.
   39  However, a minor to whom this subsection otherwise applies may
   40  not be employed if the employment, whether as a professional
   41  entertainer or otherwise, involves nudity, as defined in s.
   42  847.001, on the part of the minor and such nudity is intended as
   43  a form of adult entertainment.
   44         Section 2. Section 565.04, Florida Statutes, is repealed.
   45         Section 3. This act shall take effect July 1, 2017.