Florida Senate - 2010 (NP) SB 2510
By Senator Joyner
1 A bill to be entitled
2 An act relating to Hillsborough County; authorizing
3 the Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco of the
4 Department of Business and Professional Regulation to
5 issue an alcoholic beverage license to the Children’s
6 Museum of Tampa, Inc., to use within the museum’s
7 building and on its grounds; providing that the
8 license may be used only for special events; providing
9 for payment of the license fee; providing for sale of
10 beverages for consumption within the museum’s building
11 and on its grounds; prohibiting sales for consumption
12 off premises; providing for removal from the premises
13 of partially consumed, open containers; authorizing
14 transfer and providing for subsequent reversion of the
15 license under certain circumstances; providing an
16 effective date.
18 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
20 Section 1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the
21 Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco of the Department of
22 Business and Professional Regulation is authorized, upon
23 application, to issue an alcoholic beverage license in
24 accordance with section 561.17, Florida Statutes, to the
25 Children’s Museum of Tampa, Inc., (the “museum”), 110 W.
26 Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa, a not-for-profit corporation, for use
27 within the building known as the Children’s Museum of Tampa,
28 Inc., and on its adjoining grounds. The museum shall pay the
29 applicable license fee provided in section 565.02, Florida
30 Statutes. The license may be used only for special events.
31 Section 2. Alcoholic beverages may be sold by the licensee
32 for consumption within the building and on the grounds of the
33 museum. The license issued pursuant to this act does not permit
34 the sale of alcoholic beverages in sealed containers for
35 consumption outside the building and its grounds. This act does
36 not prevent a purchaser of such alcoholic beverages from
37 removing an opened, partially consumed container of alcoholic
38 beverages from the premises of the museum.
39 Section 3. The museum may transfer the license from time to
40 time to qualified applicants who are either authorized by or
41 under contract with the museum to provide food services at the
42 museum. Upon termination of a transferee’s authorization or
43 contract, the license automatically reverts by operation of law
44 to the museum.
45 Section 4. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law.