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HB 0849 - County Resolution Suffices to Hold Liquor Referendum
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Tracking Level: Support
Sponsor: Amerson,Amos 9th
Last Action: 2/2/2012 - House Second Readers
State Code Titles: 3
House Committee: RegI
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

Under current law, counties must obtain a written petition with the signatures of at least 35 percent of registered voters in order to hold a referendum to permit the manufacture, sale and distribution of distilled spirits in its jurisdiction.  This provides an additional option, allowing the county commission to merely adopt a resolution or ordinance in order to hold said referendum.     


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