2020 Code of Alabama
Title 28 - Intoxicating Liquor, Malt Beverages and Wine.
Chapter 3 - Regulation and Control of Alcoholic Beverages in Wet Counties.
Article 1 - General Provisions.
Section 28-3-24 - Extension of Time of Sale of Alcoholic Beverages on Sunday in County or Municipality Where Sunday Sales Authorized.
Extension of time of sale of alcoholic beverages on Sunday in county or municipality where Sunday sales authorized.
(a) In any county or municipality where the Sunday sale of alcoholic beverages is otherwise authorized by law, including the sale for on-premises consumption at a time after 10:00 a.m., the sale of alcoholic beverages on Sunday may be authorized for on-premises consumption commencing on Sunday at 10:00 a.m., and thereafter, by the county commission outside of the corporate limits of any municipality or the municipal governing body within the corporate limits of a municipality by ordinance or by resolution of the appropriate governing body.
(b) This section shall not apply to any county or municipality where the sale of alcoholic beverages on Sunday was authorized by a local law setting a later time for the sale of alcoholic beverages on Sunday and the local law was subject to approval at a referendum unless the application of this section to the county or municipality is subsequently approved by a referendum held in the county or municipality. The county or municipal governing body may set the referendum by ordinance or resolution in conjunction with any other countywide or municipal election as the case may be.
(c) This section shall not affect the authority of the Legislature by local law to extend the time of Sunday sales of alcoholic beverages to an earlier time than the time authorized in this section.
(d) This section shall not apply in a county where the sale of alcoholic beverages is authorized by a local constitutional amendment.
(e) The provisions of this section are supplemental and shall not be construed to repeal any other law except to the extent of any conflict.
(Act 2017-444, §§1-3.)