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25th Legislature(2007-2008)

Bill Text 25th Legislature

00                              HOUSE BILL NO. 51                                                                          
01 "An Act relating to recorking, sealing, or packaging of wine served with a meal and                                     
02 removal of recorked, sealed, or packaged wine from licensed premises."                                                  
03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:                                                                
04    * Section 1. AS 04.16.120 is amended by adding a new subsection to read:                                         
05            (c)  Notwithstanding (a) of this section, a person may remove from licensed                                  
06       premises the unconsumed portion of a bottle of wine that was partially consumed with                              
07       a meal if (1) the original or a similar type of cork is reinserted in the bottle by the                           
08       licensee and the cork can only be removed by a corkscrew or other similar device, or                              
09       (2) the bottle is sealed or packaged by the licensee in a manner set by the board.                                
10       Notwithstanding another provision of law, a bottle of wine that is recorked, sealed, or                           
11       packaged as provided in this subsection is not an open container if the cork reinserted                           
12       by the licensee or the seal made by the licensee has not been disturbed.                                          
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