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KABR Board Teleconference

  • Monday, February 01, 2021
  • 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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KABR Board teleconference - 1-515-606-5203;; 567518        Click on underlined items for links.

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Kansas Legislature update

Hearings this week:

HB 2061 - Changing age for purchase of tobacco products to 21; prohibit tobacco vending machines; prohibit flavored vape products.   House Federal and State Affairs, Hearing 9:00 a.m. Tuesday Feb. 2.

HB 2137 - Allow D.E. licensees to sell CMB, allow liquor stores with federal wholesale permit to sell and deliver CMB.  House Federal and State Affairs, Hearing 9:00 a.m. Wednesday Feb. 3

HB 2138 - Amend license requirements for D.E., spouse may be a law enforcement officer in a neighboring county.  House Federal and State Affairs, Hearing 9:00 a.m. Wednesday Feb. 3

Credit Surcharges - Changing Kansas statutes that prohibit retailers from charging a surcharge on credit or debit transactions.  Rep. Corbet has indicated he will offer an amendment to HB 2070 on Thursday during House Taxation Committee at 3:30 p.m. to eliminate KSA 16a-2-403. 

16a-2-403.Prohibiting surcharge on credit or debit cards. No seller or lessor in any sales or lease transaction or any credit or debit card issuer may impose a surcharge on a card holder who elects to use a credit or debit card in lieu of payment by cash, check or similar means. A surcharge is any additional amount imposed at the time of the sales or lease transaction by the merchant, seller or lessor that increases the charge to the buyer or lessee for the privilege of using a credit or debit card.

History: L. 1986, ch. 90, § 2; L. 1999, ch. 107, § 17; L. 2010, ch. 64, § 1; July 1.

- Residency - Division of ABC will ask for legislation to remove the residency requirements for liquor store owners and drinking establishment owners as a result of the Attorney General's Opinion that residency requirements are unconstitutional as a result of the Supreme Court's Tennessee Wine Decision.

- Summer Holidays separated from Sunday Sales ordinances - seeking re-introduction

- Growler sales - will be part of legislation re-introduced in House Federal and State Affairs

- Restaurant delivery to consumers - legislation has been requested by the Kansas Restaurant and Hospitality Association from House Federal and State Affairs Committee to extend the emergency laws relating to "cocktails to go" and to allow delivery to the home by drinking establishments.

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