Florida Senate - 2016 SB 420
By Senator Benacquisto
1 A bill to be entitled
2 An act relating to alcohol vendors; amending s.
3 562.13, F.S.; revising applicability to exclude
4 specified vendors from employee age requirements in
5 certain circumstances; repealing s. 565.04, F.S.,
6 relating to package store restrictions; providing an
7 effective date.
9 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
11 Section 1. Paragraph (c) of subsection (2) of section
12 562.13, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
13 562.13 Employment of minors or certain other persons by
14 certain vendors prohibited; exceptions.—
15 (2) This section shall not apply to:
16 (c) Persons under the age of 18 years who are employed in
17 any licensed premises, including a retail drugstore
18 grocery store stores, department store stores, florist florists,
19 specialty gift shop shops, or automobile service station. This
20 exception includes a vendor licensed under s. 563.02(1), s.
21 564.02(1), or s. 565.02(1)(a) if such vendor derives 30 percent
22 or less of its gross revenue each month from sales of alcoholic
23 beverages, and if the minor employee is supervised by a person
24 18 years of age or older who verifies the age of a purchaser of
25 alcoholic beverages to be 21 years of age or older and who
26 approves the sale of alcoholic beverages to such purchaser
27 stations which have obtained licenses to sell beer or beer and
28 wine, when such sales are made for consumption off the premises.
30 However, a minor to whom this subsection otherwise applies may
31 not be employed if the employment, whether as a professional
32 entertainer or otherwise, involves nudity, as defined in s.
33 847.001, on the part of the minor and such nudity is intended as
34 a form of adult entertainment.
35 Section 2. Section 565.04, Florida Statutes, is repealed.
36 Section 3. This act shall take effect July 1, 2016.