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Florida lawmaker wants to make to-go alcohol permanent

Liquor to-go? Florida could make it a permanent feature of bars and restaurants
To-go liquor sales could become permanent in Florida
Posted at 11:30 AM, Dec 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-03 23:28:16-05

FLORIDA — A Florida lawmaker wants to help restaurants and bars rebound from the pandemic, by filing a bill that would make to-go alcohol a permanent thing.

Sen. Jeff Brandes' executive order would allow bars and restaurants to sell sealed beer, wine and mixed drinks as part of to-go orders with at least one food item. Governor Desantis passed an executive order back in March allowing liquor to-go, but this bill would make it permanent.

The bill will be discussed when the 2021 Legislative Session begins in March.

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