2018 House Bill 1273 - Printed

State of South Dakota  
NINETY-THIRD SESSION
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, 2018  

447Z0470   HOUSE BILL   NO.  1273  

Introduced by:    Representatives Wiese, Barthel, Brunner, Campbell, Clark, Dennert, Goodwin, Heinemann, Howard, Jamison, Kaiser, Kettwig, Lust, McCleerey, Mills, Pischke, Rasmussen, Reed, Rhoden, Ring, Rounds, Rozum, Turbiville, and York and Senators Youngberg, Ewing, Heinert, Kennedy, Langer, Otten (Ernie), Peters, and Rusch
 

        FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to revise certain provisions regarding convention facility on-sale licenses to sell alcoholic beverages.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
    Section 1. That § 35-4-11.2 be amended to read:
    35-4-11.2. Notwithstanding the provisions of § 35-4-11, each municipality may issue two convention facility on-sale licenses for convention facilities substantially constructed within the two years following issuance of such the license or previously completed. If located in a first class municipality with a population of twenty thousand or greater, the hotel-motel convention facility shall be used and kept open for the hosting of large groups of guests for compensation and shall have at least one hundred rooms which that are suitable lodging accommodations and convention facilities with seating for at least four hundred persons. If located in a second or third class municipality with a population of less than twenty thousand, the hotel-motel convention facility shall have at least forty rooms which that are suitable lodging accommodations and

convention facilities with seating for at least one hundred fifty persons.

    If a municipality's classification changes from one class to another class population changes, the facility is only required to meet the criteria established by this section for the license at the time it the license was originally issued.

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