SB 30 Increases the penalty for knowingly allowing a minor to drink or possess alcohol or failing to stop a minor from drinking or possessing alcohol
Sponsor: Cunningham
LR Number: 0055S.01I Fiscal Notes
Committee: Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 4/28/2015 - SCS Voted Do Pass S Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee (0055S.04C) Journal Page:
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Effective Date: January 1, 2017

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SCS/SB 30 - Under current law, it is a Class B misdemeanor for a property owner to knowingly allow a person under the age of 21 to drink or possess intoxicating liquor or fail to stop a minor from drinking or possessing liquor. This act makes the offense a Class A misdemeanor. Any subsequent violation is a Class E felony.

This act takes effect January 1, 2017.

This provision is similar to HCS/HB 180 (2015) and is identical to SCS/HCS/HB 807 (2015).

MEGHAN LUECKE