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Allows open containers at certain markets

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To amend sections 4301.01, 4301.03, 4301.21, and 4301.62 and to enact section 4301.244 of the Revised Code to establish exemptions to the Open Container Law regarding beer or intoxicating liquor purchased from specified D liquor permit holders and consumed on the premises of a market that meets specified conditions, to eliminate the maximum permitted alcohol content of beer, and to establish labeling requirements for beer containing higher alcohol content.

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August 31, 2016

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Michael Stinziano
Mike Duffey


Kevin Bacon
Troy Balderson
Bill Beagle
Dave Burke
William P. Coley, II
John Eklund
Keith Faber
Bob D. Hackett
Cliff Hite
Shannon Jones
Thomas F. Patton
William Seitz
Charleta B. Tavares
Cecil Thomas
Joe Uecker
Kenny Yuko
Niraj J. Antani
Louis W. Blessing III
Janine R. Boyd
Denise Driehaus
Ronald V. Gerberry
Michael Henne
David Leland
Michele Lepore-Hagan
Nathan H. Manning
Michael J. O'Brien
Rick Perales
Daniel Ramos
Wes Retherford
John M. Rogers
Martin J. Sweeney
Ron Young

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