S226: Delay Certain ABC Permit Renewal Payments. Latest Version

GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA

SESSION 2019

SESSION LAW 2020-94
SENATE BILL 226

AN ACT TO DELAY THE PAYMENT DEADLINE FOR CERTAIN ABC PERMIT

RENEWALS.

The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:

SECTION 1. Notwithstanding G.S. 18B-903, payment of the fee for renewal or
registration of an ABC permit held by an ABC permittee that is prohibited from operating

pursuant to Executive Order No. 141, Easing Restrictions on Travel, Business Operations, and
Mass Gatherings, shall not be required until 90 days after the date the Governor signs an
executive order rescinding the prohibition on those permittees' operation, provided the ABC
permittee notifies the ABC Commission in writing, including by e-mail or other electronic
means, of its intent to delay payment.
SECTION 2. An ABC permittee that is prohibited from operating pursuant to

Executive Order No. 141, Easing Restrictions on Travel, Business Operations, and Mass
Gatherings, that has paid a fee for renewal or registration of an ABC permit prior to the effective
date of this act may request a refund from the ABC Commission. A permittee that receives a
refund from the Commission pursuant to this section shall repay the fee before the expiration of
the period established by Section 1 of this act.
SECTION 3. This act is retroactively effective June 30, 2020.
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In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 8 day of July, 2020.

s/ Daniel J. Forest
President of the Senate

s/ Tim Moore
Speaker of the House of Representatives

s/ Roy Cooper

Governor

Approved 11:02 a.m. this 13 day of July, 2020

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