SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – If you plan to toast the holidays with your favorite liquor or spirit, you’d better actually plan. That’s because a well-documented series of supply-chain issues is affecting Utah’s liquor supply — just in time for the typical holiday spike in sales. “It has been a little rocky over the last […]
Salt Lake Tribune
It’s time to start shopping for the holidays — especially if you want to avoid possible shortages at state-run liquor stores. Alcohol sales go up each year as Utahns prepare for their Thanksgiving and Christmas celebrations. But, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to cause supply chain issues around the globe, DABC deputy director Cade Meier warned that logistics and staffing issues could affect availability just as demand peaks over the holidays.
On October 8, 2021, Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law Assembly Bill 61 by Assemblyman Jesse Gabriel (D-Woodland Hills), to provide business pandemic relief. Section One of the bill adds Section 25750.5 to the Business and Professions Code to provide for a period of 365 days following the end of California’s state of emergency for the pandemic that the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (DABC) may permit licensees to exercise privileges in an expanded license area. The state of emergency was first issued by Governor Newsom on March 4, 2020 in response to COVID-19.
Lets cut to the chase and dive right into the section of this month’s DABC meeting that everyone wants know about – bar licenses. Continuing from the previous August meetup, a trio of bar licenses were held over for the September event. Eight hopeful newcomers joined a roster of existing contenders, making for a grand total of fourteen applicants. You don’t need to be Euclid to understand that those numbers don’t compute.
DABC commissioners don't appear to be happy with the Utah State Legislature.
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