PRINTER'S NO. 693
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
SENATE BILL
No.
616
Session of
2021
INTRODUCED BY STEFANO, J. WARD, MENSCH, BOSCOLA AND MASTRIANO,
MAY 3, 2021
REFERRED TO LAW AND JUSTICE, MAY 3, 2021
AN ACT
Amending the act of April 12, 1951 (P.L.90, No.21), entitled "An
act relating to alcoholic liquors, alcohol and malt and
brewed beverages; amending, revising, consolidating and
changing the laws relating thereto; regulating and
restricting the manufacture, purchase, sale, possession,
consumption, importation, transportation, furnishing, holding
in bond, holding in storage, traffic in and use of alcoholic
liquors, alcohol and malt and brewed beverages and the
persons engaged or employed therein; defining the powers and
duties of the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board; providing
for the establishment and operation of State liquor stores,
for the payment of certain license fees to the respective
municipalities and townships, for the abatement of certain
nuisances and, in certain cases, for search and seizure
without warrant; prescribing penalties and forfeitures;
providing for local option, and repealing existing laws," in
licenses and regulations and liquor, alcohol and malt and
brewed beverages, further providing for wine expanded
permits.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. Section 415(a)(8) of the act of April 12, 1951
(P.L.90, No.21), known as the Liquor Code, is amended to read:
Section 415. Wine Expanded Permits.--(a) * * *
(8) A wine expanded permit holder shall utilize a
transaction scan device to verify the age of an individual who
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appears to be under thirty-five years of age [before making a
sale of wine] at the point of sale or the point of delivery of
wine. A wine expanded permit holder may not sell or share data
from the use of a transaction scan device, provided that the
licensee may use the data to show the enforcement bureau of the
board that the licensee is in compliance with this act. As used
in this paragraph, the term "transaction scan device" means a
device capable of deciphering, in an electronically readable
format, the information encoded on the magnetic strip or bar
code of an identification card under section 495(a).
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Section 2. This act shall take effect in 60 days.
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