Photo: April 26, 1941: "Shame at East Liberty's infamous Bachelors' Club." P-G Digs blog.
Pa House Majority Leader Mike Turzai filed the sponsorship memo yesterday afternoon for his liquor privatization measure, saying he expects to introduce the bill March 4.
It includes plans to issue initial and annual license fees and renewals to: grocery stores and pharmacies to sell customers up to two six-packs and 6 bottles of wine; convenience stores to sell six-packs; and beer distributors to sell unlimited quanties of wine and six-packs.
It's in full below. H/t to Pa Independent.
Posted: February 19, 2013 04:40 PM
From: Representative Mike Turzai
To: All House members
Subject: Co-Sponsorship of Legislation
Please find attached legislation that will provide consumers in Pennsylvania with greater selection, better prices, and more convenient access to wine, spirits and beer. This privatization concept has been carefully crafted by the administration, with consumers in mind, and has the full support of the Governor. The bill will be introduced on March 4 as House Bill 790.
Immediately after passage of this act, the PLCB will begin issuing liquor licenses to grocery stores, convenience stores, pharmacies and big box stores. These licenses will grant the following privileges to the holder: