MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama may perchance per chance rapidly permit folks to assemble beer, wine and liquor delivered to their homes, beneath a bill authorized Thursday by the Condo of Representatives.
Representatives voted 79-12 for the Senate-handed alcohol delivery bill sponsored by Sen. Jabo Waggoner, R-Vestavia Hills. The Alabama Senate will now resolve whether to head along with Condo changes or send the bill to a convention committee. The Condo changed the bill to embrace brewpubs and distilleries among groups that can have products delivered.
The drinks may perchance per chance finest be delivered to folks age 21 and older by companies licensed to elevate. There would also be limits on how a lot will likely be delivered in a 24-hour duration. Let’s insist, beer deliveries shall be little to 5 cases, and wine deliveries shall be little to 12 bottles.
Lawmakers have debated alcohol delivery bills for years, nonetheless the proposals by no manner gained final approval.
“It has been three long years,” Gain. Gil Isbell, R-Gadsden, stated after the Condo passage.
Representatives also authorized a second bill to permit the reveal cargo of wine to Alabama residents. That bill now strikes to the Alabama Senate.