STATE OF NEW YORK
2023-2024 Regular Sessions
January 31, 2023
Introduced by Sen. SKOUFIS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
AN ACT to amend the alcoholic beverage control law, in relation to
allowing brewery supply stores to sell New York state labelled beer
for off premises consumption
The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-bly, do enact as follows:
1 Section 1. Section 3 of the alcoholic beverage control law is amended
2 by adding a new subdivision 4-a to read as follows:
3 4-a. (a) "Brewery supply store" means and includes any place or prem-
4 ises where ingredients and equipment to make beer, wine and cider in the
5 home are sold. A brewery supply store may be on the same premises as a
7 (b) A brewery supply store licensed to sell beer for off-premises
8 consumption under subdivision four of section fifty-four of this chapter
9 shall sell only New York state labelled beer as defined in subdivision
10 twenty-d of this section.
11 § 2. Subdivision 4 of section 54 of the alcoholic beverage control
12 law, as amended by chapter 503 of the laws of 1954, is amended to read
13 as follows:
14 4. No such license shall be issued, however, to any person for any
15 premises other than a grocery store, drug store, brewery supply store,
16 or duly licensed supply ship operating in harbors in Lake Erie.
17 § 3. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
18 have become a law.
EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
 is old law to be omitted.