Florida Senate - 2017 SB 106
By Senator Flores
1 A bill to be entitled
2 An act relating to vendors licensed under the Beverage
3 Law; amending s. 562.13, F.S.; revising applicability
4 to specify circumstances under which persons under the
5 age of 18 years who are employed in specified
6 businesses are excluded from certain employment
7 prohibitions; providing that failure to comply with a
8 restriction on monthly revenue from the sale of
9 alcoholic beverages is unlawful if a minor is employed
10 during a month that the restriction is exceeded;
11 repealing s. 565.04, F.S., relating to package store
12 restrictions; providing an effective date.
14 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
16 Section 1. Paragraph (c) of subsection (2) of section
17 562.13, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
18 562.13 Employment of minors or certain other persons by
19 certain vendors prohibited; exceptions.—
20 (2) This section shall not apply to:
21 (c) Persons under the age of 18 years who are employed in a
22 retail drugstore
drugstores, grocery store stores, department
23 store stores, florist shop florists, specialty gift shop shops,
24 or automobile service station whose license fees are specified
25 in s. 563.02(1), s. 564.02(1), or s. 565.02(1)(a), if such
26 vendor derives 30 percent or less of its monthly gross revenue
27 from sales of alcoholic beverages. This exception applies only
28 if the minor employees are supervised by a person 18 years of
29 age or older who verifies that any purchaser of alcoholic
30 beverages is 21 years of age or older and who approves the sale
31 of alcoholic beverages to such purchaser. Failure to comply with
32 the restriction on monthly revenue from the sale of alcoholic
33 beverages is unlawful if a person under the age of 18 years is
34 employed in the licensed premises during a month that the
35 restriction is exceeded stations which have obtained licenses to
36 sell beer or beer and wine, when such sales are made for
37 consumption off the premises.
39 However, a minor to whom this subsection otherwise applies may
40 not be employed if the employment, whether as a professional
41 entertainer or otherwise, involves nudity, as defined in s.
42 847.001, on the part of the minor and such nudity is intended as
43 a form of adult entertainment.
44 Section 2. Section 565.04, Florida Statutes, is repealed.
45 Section 3. This act shall take effect July 1, 2017.