Authors: Senator Pete Miller
Allows the alcohol and tobacco commission (commission) to issue a liquor dealer's permit only to a package liquor store. (Current law allows the commission to issue a liquor dealer's permit to a drug store or a package liquor store.) Provides that the holder of a liquor dealer's permit who: (1) held a liquor dealer's permit before July 1, 2015; and (2) is the proprietor of a drugstore who holds a license issued by the state board of pharmacy; may continue to hold the permit until the permit expires. Provides that the permit: (1) may not be renewed; and (2) may only be transferred to an applicant who is a proprietor of a package liquor store. Makes conforming changes to the liquor dealer's permit quota restrictions. Repeals provisions superseded by this bill.