2021 House Bill 4115

Authorize 4:00 a.m. liquor licenses

Introduced in the House

Feb. 3, 2021

Introduced by Rep. Ryan Berman (R-39)

To allow local governments to permit on-premises liquor sales in bars and restaurants between the hours of 2 a.m. and 4 a.m. If a municipality did allow this, a bar or restaurant would still need to apply to the state Liquor Control Commission for a special license and pay $250 each year.

Referred to the Committee on Regulatory Reform

March 2, 2021

Reported without amendment

Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.

March 16, 2021

Amendment offered by Rep. Yousef Rabhi (D-53)

To require late-night bars to also serve food as a condition of getting the 4:00 a.m. license.

The amendment failed by voice vote

March 18, 2021

Passed in the House 61 to 47 (details)

Received in the Senate

March 23, 2021

Referred to the Committee on Regulatory Reform