to the passage of the bill, beer, wine, etc. could be sold at stores
and served at restaurants starting at 12 p.m. on Sundays, state-wide.
ABC stores, which sell liquor in the state of North Carolina, will continue to remain closed on Sundays.
bill also allows craft distilleries to sell a maximum of five bottles
of their spirits to visitors as opposed to the previous law which only
allowed one bottle per person per year in a direct sale. It also
legalizes 32 ounce “crowler” cans at craft breweries – which is a
budding business in North Carolina - and allows home brewers and
winemakers to offer samples at events.
bill faced opposition from the Christian Action League, but generally
received bipartisan support, which included a push from the North
Carolina Restaurant Association.
here, towns and counties will need to approve the new 10:00 a.m.
schedule on an individual basis. The Dare County Board of Commissioners
will likely discuss this at their upcoming meeting on July 17.
The view the entire bill, go to http://www.ncleg.net/Sessions/2017/Bills/Senate/PDF/S155v7.pdf.