HB 1578 - DIGEST


                (SUBSTITUTED FOR - SEE 1ST SUB)


     Provides that municipalities and counties may designate by ordinance restricted liquor zones.

     Requires a finding that the zone suffers serious impacts from liquor sales, including increased law enforcement problems, increased demand for medical care, physical degradation of public spaces and private property, and impacts on alcohol treatment services.

     Allows the board to adopt rules that restrict the off-premises sales of beer or wine within areas that have been designated by municipal or county ordinance to be restricted liquor zones.