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Proposed ABT Rules: Inactive Quotas, Temporary Permits, and Culinary Programs

The Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco recently published a trio of proposed rules that may affect the regulations relating to inactive quota licenses, temporary permits (“ODPs”), and culinary programs. Scroll below for more information.

Notice of Proposed Rule
Department: Department of Business and Professional Regulation 
Division: Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco 
Rule No.: 61A-5.0106 
Purpose: To specify the requirements and conditions by which a holder of a quota alcoholic beverage license must notify the Division of inactive status of the license or request a waiver of operation requirements applicable to the license subject to the restrictions in section 561.29, F.S.
https://www.flrules.org/gateway/View_Notice.asp?id=21953542

Notice of Proposed Rule
Department: Department of Business and Professional Regulation 
Division: Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco 
Rule No.: 61A-5.0013 
Purpose: Section 6 of Ch. 2016-190, Laws of Florida, amended section 561.422, Florida Statutes, to clarify the applicant entities eligible for issuance of a temporary alcoholic beverage permit and the conditions of eligibility pertaining to certain applicant entities. Proposed Rule 61A-5.0013, F.A.C. is intended to amend the current rule related to the application for a temporary permit to promulgate form updates that are necessary for implementation of the amendments in law and to eliminate obsolete, redundant, or unnecessary rule language.
https://www.flrules.org/gateway/View_Notice.asp?id=21954027

Notice of Proposed Rule
Department: Department of Business and Professional Regulation 
Division: Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco 
Rule No.: 61A-5.060 
Purpose: To promulgate Rule 61A-5.060, F.A.C., and incorporate by reference form DBPR ABT-6025, Application for Special Culinary Education Program License, by which qualifying culinary education programs may apply for issuance of the special license.
https://www.flrules.org/gateway/View_Notice.asp?id=21953348