Florida Senate - 2017                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 388
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  03/16/2017           .                                

       The Committee on Regulated Industries (Hutson) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 13 - 40
    4  and insert:
    5         Section 1. Subsection (15) is added to section 561.42,
    6  Florida Statutes, to read:
    7         561.42 Tied house evil; financial aid and assistance to
    8  vendor by manufacturer, distributor, importer, primary American
    9  source of supply, brand owner or registrant, or any broker,
   10  sales agent, or sales person thereof, prohibited; procedure for
   11  enforcement; exception.—
   12         (15) This section does not apply to a financial
   13  transaction negotiated at arm’s length for fair market value
   14  between a manufacturer of beer or malt beverages, as defined in
   15  s. 563.01, and a vendor licensed under the Beverage Law if:
   16         (a) Such financial transaction does not involve, either all
   17  or in part, the direct sale or distribution of beer or malt
   18  beverages between the manufacturer and licensed vendor;
   19         (b) Such financial transaction does not limit, either
   20  directly or indirectly, the sale of alcoholic beverages from
   21  another manufacturer during or in connection with any sponsored
   22  events;
   23         (c) The vendor operates places of business where
   24  consumption on the premises is permitted, which premises are
   25  located within a theme park complex comprised of at least 25
   26  contiguous acres owned and controlled by the same business
   27  entity and which contains permanent exhibitions and a variety of
   28  recreational activities and has a minimum of 1 million visitors
   29  annually; and
   30         (d) The financial transaction is registered with the
   31  division with a summary of the transaction that includes a
   32  description of any sponsored events, activities, or cooperative
   33  advertising.
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   36  And the title is amended as follows:
   37         Delete lines 3 - 8
   38  and insert:
   39         561.42,F.S.; providing an exemption from provisions
   40         relating to the tied house evil for specified
   41         financial transactions between a manufacturer of beer
   42         or malt beverages and a licensed vendor; providing
   43         conditions for the exception; providing an