The House on Thursday approved the omnibus liquor bill, which includes altering Sunday off-sale hours and a number of special licenses from Minneapolis to Hubbard County.
After passing a law last year allowing liquor stores to sell alcohol on Sundays, HF3972 would stretch Sunday opening times for liquor stores to 10 a.m., an hour earlier than current law allows, and allowing them to stay open until 8 p.m. on Sunday-falling Christmas Eves and New Year’s Eves.
The House passed the bill on a 114-7 vote, sending it to the Senate, where Sen. Gary Dahms (R-Redwood Falls) is the sponsor. Dahms’ version doesn’t include the Sunday sales provision.
Sponsored by Rep. Jim Nash (R-Waconia), the bill also includes measures that would:
The following are selected bills that have been incorporated in part, or in whole, into the omnibus liquor bill: