2020 Code of Alabama
Title 28 - Intoxicating Liquor, Malt Beverages and Wine.
Chapter 2A - Elections as to Sale and Distribution of Alcoholic Beverages Within Municipalities.
Section 28-2A-1.1 - Ratification and Confirmation of Municipal Option Elections and Related Taxes and Licenses.

Universal Citation: AL Code § 28-2A-1.1 (2020)

Section 28-2A-1.1

Ratification and confirmation of municipal option elections and related taxes and licenses.

(a) Each municipality with a population of 1,000 or more which held an election pursuant to Section 28-2A-1, as amended by Act 2009-546, of the 2009 Regular Session (Acts 2009, p. 1446), in which the majority of the voters voting in the municipal option election voted to allow the sale, distribution, and consumption of alcoholic beverages within the municipality are hereby declared wet and may continue the sale, distribution, and consumption of such beverages.

(b) Municipalities to which this section applies shall remain wet unless and until the municipality, in any subsequent municipal option election held pursuant to this chapter, elects to change to a dry municipality, notwithstanding the result of any subsequent county election or special method referendum.

(c) Any taxes or licenses levied and collected pursuant to a municipal option election conducted in accordance with Section 28-2A-1, as amended by Act 2009-546, and any administrative or regulatory actions taken, are hereby ratified and confirmed.

(d) Each municipality with a population of 1,000 or more which held an election pursuant to Section 28-2A-1, as amended by Act 2009-546 of the 2009 Regular Session (Acts 2009, p. 1446), in which the majority of the voters voting in the municipal option election voted to not allow the sale, distribution, and consumption of alcoholic beverages within the municipality are hereby declared dry and shall continue to be dry unless and until the municipality, in any subsequent municipal option election held pursuant to this chapter, elects to change to a wet municipality, provided no such subsequent election shall be held sooner than 720 days following the previous election.

(Act 2015-1, §1.)

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