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ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT. Provides that after March 1, 1975, sale of all alcoholic beverages for consumption in California shall be only by the State. Net sales revenues shall be deposited in "Local Government Distribution Fund" and disbursed to local governments therefrom. Creates Department of Revenue to control distribution and sale of alcoholic beverages. On March 1, 1975 employees of every business licensed to sell alcoholic beverages shall become employees of Department. Present retail licensees eligible for employment with Department as manager of formerly owned business. Directs issuance of revenue bonds in amount of $100 million dollars. If this proposed initiative is adopted there will be no on-going net state costs. It may require substantial start-up costs which would be recoverable.
California Foundation For Economic Justice, 76 Third Street #725, San Francisco, California 94103 Telephone: (415) 362-9210; Mr. Patrick H. O'Shaughnessy, 76 Third Street, No. 725, San Francisco, California 94103; Ms. Bunny Roth, 317 Tenth Street, San Francisco, California
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Alcoholic Beverages California Initiative 96 (1974).