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ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES. INITIATIVE STATUTE. Authorizes Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to approve sale of alcoholic beverages 2:00 a.m. to 4:00 a.m. on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, holidays and days preceding holidays. Imposes surcharge on drinks sold 2:00 a.m. to 4:00 a.m., creating the Club Legislation Fund. Creates six committees to administer new programs financed by the Fund: administrative costs limited to $21 million annually; remainder used for drug rehabilitation, career resource centers; increased school financing; housing for seniors, homeless, HIV-positive individuals; summer camps and jobs programs; mobile medical units testing for HIV, blood pressure and sexually transmitted diseases; and midnight-basketball programs. Summary of estimate by Legislature Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local governments: Unknown annual revenues from a surcharge on beverages consumed at businesses licensed to sell on-site alcoholic beverages between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 4:00 a.m. Revenues would support a variety of programs.
Marcus Alli, 118 Taylor Street, San Francisco, Ca 94102; Ricci Cornell, 540 Valencia Street, San Francisco, Ca 94110 (415) 864-1777
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Alcoholic Beverages. California Initiative 820 (1998).