by Dan Plevak
The Sandy Springs City Council voted to join other local jurisdictions and to allow visitors to consume alcohol in a defined outdoor area. This open-carry district encompasses the new City Springs development, a mixed-use development that will serve as the city center for Sandy Springs. More here:
Should SB 2 be clarified to apply expressly to alcohol licenses and general business licenses issued by local jurisdictions in Georgia?
by Max Hess
Lt. Governor Casey Cagle, along with the Senate Majority Caucus and Economic Development Chairman Senator Mike Dugan (R — Carrollton), announced Senate Bill 2, "The FAST Act — Fairness, Accountability, Simplification, and Transparency — Empowering Our Small Businesses to Succeed." See sb_2.pdf
Let’s take a look at SB 2 as it would affect local jurisdictions – counties and municipalities.
Agencies of counties and municipalities that issue licenses or permits:
The language of SB 2 speaks broadly of:
Could this language cover beverage-alcohol licenses issued by a county or municipality?
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