1Amending the act of April 12, 1951 (P.L.90, No.21), entitled, as
2reenacted, "An act relating to alcoholic liquors, alcohol and
3malt and brewed beverages; amending, revising, consolidating
4and changing the laws relating thereto; regulating and
5restricting the manufacture, purchase, sale, possession,
6consumption, importation, transportation, furnishing, holding
7in bond, holding in storage, traffic in and use of alcoholic
8liquors, alcohol and malt and brewed beverages and the
9persons engaged or employed therein; defining the powers and
10duties of the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board; providing
11for the establishment and operation of State liquor stores,
12for the payment of certain license fees to the respective
13municipalities and townships, for the abatement of certain
14nuisances and, in certain cases, for search and seizure
15without warrant; prescribing penalties and forfeitures;
16providing for local option, and repealing existing laws,"
17further providing for unlawful acts relative to liquor, malt
18and brewed beverages and licensees.

19The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
20hereby enacts as follows:

21Section 1. Section 493(13) of the act of April 12, 1951
22(P.L.90, No.21), known as the Liquor Code, reenacted and amended
23June 29, 1987 (P.L.32, No.14) and amended July 16, 2007
24(P.L.107, No.34), is amended to read:

25Section 493. Unlawful Acts Relative to Liquor, Malt and
26Brewed Beverages and Licensees.--The term "licensee," when used

1in this section, shall mean those persons licensed under the
2provisions of Article IV, unless the context clearly indicates

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5(13) Retail Licensees Employing Minors. For any hotel,
6restaurant or club liquor licensee, or any retail dispenser, to
7employ or to permit any minor under the age of eighteen to serve
8any alcoholic beverages or to employ or permit any minor under
9the age of sixteen to render any service whatever in the
10licensed premises, nor shall any entertainer under the age of
11eighteen be employed or permitted to perform in any licensed
12premises in violation of the labor laws of this Commonwealth:
13Provided, That in accordance with board regulations minors
14between the ages of sixteen and eighteen may be employed to
15serve food, clear tables and perform other similar duties, not
16to include the dispensing or serving of alcoholic beverages. A
17ski resort, golf course or amusement park licensee may employ
18minors fourteen and fifteen years of age to perform duties in
19rooms or areas of the licensed premises; however, such minors
20may not perform duties in rooms or areas in which alcohol is
21being concurrently dispensed or served or in which alcohol is
22being concurrently stored in an unsecured manner.
23Notwithstanding any provisions of law to the contrary, a hotel,
24restaurant or club liquor licensee or any retail dispenser may
25allow students receiving instruction in a performing art to
26perform an exhibition if the students are not compensated and
27are under proper supervision. Written notice of the performance
28must be provided to the enforcement bureau prior to the
29performance. Notwithstanding any provisions of law to the 
30contrary, a hotel, restaurant or club licensee may permit a

1minor of any age to perform music so long as the minor is not 
2compensated and the minor is under the supervision of a parent 
3or guardian.

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5Section 2. This act shall take effect in 60 days.