Curbside alcohol service proposed for extension
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Last updated 3/4/2021 at 7:39pm
People will continue to be able to get a mixed drink with their takeout food until 2023 under a bill now moving to the state Senate for consideration.
Delivery and curbside/takeout service of alcoholic beverages and spirits has been in force during the COVID-19 pandemic, but now HB 1480, which passed out of the House with an 86-12 vote, extends these privileges until July 1, 2023.
The hospitality and leisure sectors were among the hardest hit during the pandemic, with a 32% decline in revenue as of January this year, according to the Department of Commerce.
Most venues that already have a l...