Florida Senate - 2024                                     SB 574
       By Senator Burgess
       23-01250-24                                            2024574__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to in-store servicing of alcoholic
    3         beverages; amending s. 561.424, F.S.; revising
    4         applicability of provisions regulating in-store
    5         servicing of wine to include products with a specified
    6         percentage of alcohol; authorizing the Division of
    7         Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco of the Department of
    8         Business and Professional Regulation to adopt rules;
    9         making technical changes; providing an effective date.
   11  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   13         Section 1. Subsections (2) of section 561.424, Florida
   14  Statutes, is amended, and subsections (3) and (4) are added to
   15  that section, to read:
   16         561.424 Vinous and other beverages; in-store servicing
   17  authorized.—
   18         (2) Nothing in s. 561.42 or any other provision of the
   19  alcoholic beverage law prohibits shall prohibit a distributor of
   20  wine from providing in-store servicing of wine sold by the such
   21  distributor to a vendor. As used in this section, the term “in
   22  store servicing” as used herein means: placing the wine on the
   23  vendor’s shelves and maintaining the appearance and display of
   24  the said wine on the vendor’s shelves in the vendor’s licensed
   25  premises; placing the wine that is not so shelved or displayed
   26  in a storage area designated by the vendor, which is located in
   27  the vendor’s licensed premises; rotation of vinous beverages;
   28  and price stamping of vinous beverages in the vendor’s licensed
   29  premises. This section shall not apply to distilled spirits.
   30         (3)This section does not apply to distilled spirits, but
   31  specifically applies to products containing less than 6 percent
   32  alcohol by volume as described in s. 564.06(5)(b).
   33         (4)The division may adopt rules to implement this section.
   34         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2024.