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HB 983: Alcoholic Beverages


Alcoholic Beverages; Specifies persons who provide alcoholic beverages to certain identified persons are liable for injury or damage caused by intoxication; provides failure of person to check specified identification documents of minor to whom alcoholic beverage is served creates rebuttable presumption that person willfully & unlawfully sold or furnished alcoholic beverage; prohibits person from allowing party to take place if minor is in possession of or consuming alcohol or drugs; provides liability for damage or injury occurring as a result of allowing minor to possess or consume alcohol or drugs at open party.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 5/5/2017 House - Died in Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/23/2017 House • Filed
3/1/2017 House • Referred to Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee; Careers and Competition Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 107
3/7/2017 House • Introduced -HJ 107
5/5/2017 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee