ORDINANCE NO. BL2003-1352
An ordinance amending Section 7.08.150 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws to enable a beer permit holder, who has appealed a decision of the beer board revoking the permit for the unlawful sale of beer to a minor, to continue to sell beer during such appellate process upon posting a $25,000 bond.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVENRMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. That Section 7.08.150 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws be and the same is hereby amended by adding the following provision at the end of subsection C.:
“In the event a decision of the board to revoke a permit for the unlawful sale of beer to a minor is appealed in accordance with the provisions of this section, the permit holder may continue to sell beer during such appellate process upon posting a twenty-five thousand dollar ($25,000) bond with the Metropolitan Clerk ensuring that there will be no further sales to minors during such period. Any subsequent finding by the board that the permit holder has made or permitted to be made any sale of beer to a minor shall result in the forfeiture of such bond by the permit holder to the Metropolitan Government. Any continuance permitted after the posting of such bond shall cease to remain in effect upon the issuance of a stay by any court of competent jurisdiction.”
Section 2. That this Ordinance shall take effect from and after its adoption, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Sponsored by: Adam Dread, David Briley, Ludye Wallace
|Introduced:||March 4, 2003|
|Passed First Reading:||March 4, 2003|
|Referred to:||Public Safety - Beer, Wine & Whiskey Committee|
|Passed Second Reading:||April 1, 2003|
|Deferred:||April 15, 2003|
|Deferred:||May 20, 2003|
|Withdrawn:||June 3, 2003|