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Reviewed Date: May 16, 2017
Alcoholic beverages--Municipal resolutions
Alcoholic beverages--Laws and regulations
Resolution to Remove the Municipality from the Application of Mandatory Allowance of the Manufacture of Alcoholic Beverages
Any city that wishes to ensure that neither a distillery nor high alcohol content beer manufacturer operates within its jurisdiction should take immediate steps to adopt a resolution removing the city from the application of TCA 57-2-103(d). Failure to complete this action prior to the end of the 45-day grace period could result in your city being precluded from exercising its ability to opt out of the law. This 45-day grace period began to toll upon the effective date of the bill, July 1st, making August 15th the final day to remove your city from application.
Knowledgebase-A Resolution to Remove the Municipality from the Application of Mandatory Allowance of the Manufacture of Alcoholic Beverages
A RESOLUTION TO REMOVE THE MUNICIPALITY FROM THE APPLICATION OF MANDATORY ALLOWANCE OF THE MANUFACTURE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES
WHEREAS, Tennessee Code Annotated, § 57-2-103, makes it lawful to manufacture intoxicating liquors or intoxicating drinks, or both, within the boundaries of certain jurisdictions; and
WHEREAS, Tennessee Code Annotated, § 57-2-103, allows a municipality to adopt a resolution to remove the municipality from the application of such provisions;
WHEREAS, no written notification has been filed with the legislative body of the municipality expressing an intent to pursue all lawful avenues to manufacture intoxicating liquors or intoxicating drinks, or both, within the boundaries of the municipality;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE________ [governing body] OF THE CITY OFTHAT:
SECTION 1. Pursuant to Tennessee Code Annotated, § 57-2-103(d)(3) the [governing body] elects to remove the city/town from the application of Tennessee Code Annotated, § 57-2-103(d). Upon the effective date of this resolution the manufacture of intoxicating liquors or intoxicating drinks, or both, within the boundaries of the City of _________________________ shall not be lawful.
SECTION 2. This Resolution shall take effect on the date of its passage, the public welfare requiring it.
Adopted this __________ day of ________________, 2013.