June 2023

Amendments to the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law


On March 16th, 2023, New York State lawmakers approved a new budget that includes four significant amendments to the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law (ABC Law), such as allowing on-premises licensees to provide drinks-to-go, permitting food trucks to operate on farm manufacturers' premises, and authorizing the use of emails for municipal/community board notifications. 

Below is a Concise Overview of Amendments to the ABC Law:

One of the most important changes in the Amendment allows for on-premises licensees to sell alcohol for off-site consumption, subject to meeting the following criteria: