Florida Senate - 2018 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
Bill No. SB 296
Senate . House
The Committee on Regulated Industries (Brandes) recommended the
1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
3 Delete everything after the enacting clause
4 and insert:
5 Section 1. Section 564.05, Florida Statutes, is repealed.
6 Section 2. Section 564.055, Florida Statutes, is repealed.
7 Section 3. Section 564.09, Florida Statutes, is amended to
9 564.09 Restaurants; off-premises consumption of wine.
10 Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a restaurant
11 licensed to sell wine on the premises may permit a patron to
12 remove one unsealed bottle of wine for consumption off the
13 premises if the patron has purchased a
full course meal
14 consisting of a salad or vegetable, entree, a beverage, and
15 bread and consumed a portion of the bottle of wine w ith such
16 meal on the restaurant premises. A partially consumed bottle of
17 wine that is to be removed from the premises must be securely
18 resealed by the licensee or its employees before removal from
19 the premises. The partially consumed bottle of wine shall be
20 placed in a bag or other container that is secured in such a
21 manner that it is visibly apparent if the container has been
22 subsequently opened or tampered with, and a dated receipt for
23 the bottle of wine and full course meal shall be provided by the
24 licensee and attached to the container. If transported in a
25 motor vehicle, the container with the resealed bottle of wine
26 must be placed in a locked glove compartment, a locked trunk, or
27 the area behind the last upright seat of a motor vehicle that is
28 not equipped with a trunk.
29 Section 4. This act shall take effect July 1, 2018.
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32 And the title is amended as follows:
33 Delete everything before the enacting clause
34 and insert:
35 A bill to be entitled
36 An act relating to the Beverage Law; repealing s.
37 564.05, F.S., relating to limitations on the size of
38 individual wine containers; repealing s. 564.055,
39 F.S., relating to limitations on the size of
40 individual cider containers; amending s. 564.09, F.S.;
41 revising provisions authorizing a restaurant to allow
42 a patron to remove bottles of wine from a restaurant
43 for off-premises consumption; providing an effective