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(a)(1) Notwithstanding any license quota limitation established by the Board and in addition to the licenses authorized for issuance in the county, the Board may authorize the transfer of one Class B or Class D beer, wine, and liquor license in existence in Election District 15 on January 15, 2016, and valid on the date of transfer, to a location that is:
(i) at 2200 York Road and surrounding grounds in Election District 8; and
(ii) owned by the Maryland State Fair and Agricultural Society, Inc.
(2) A license transferred under this section:
(i) may not be a license that is prohibited from being transferred by law or Board regulation, other than a prohibition against crossing district lines;
(ii) for determining the total number of licenses available in Election District 8, shall be considered to be a regular license and not an exception to the population and numerical limitations specified in “Rule 19--Population and Numerical Limitations” of the Rules and Regulations of the Board;
(iii) shall be converted into a Class B (MSF)(on-sale) beer, wine, and liquor license; and
(iv) as of the date of transfer, may not be counted toward any population limit existing in Election District 15.
(b) The issuance and renewal requirements, minimum square foot area requirement for food and beverage preparation and consumption, and hours and days of sale for the Class B (MSF) license are the same as those provided for a Class B beer, wine, and liquor (on-sale) hotel and restaurant license.
(c)(1) The Class B (MSF) license may not be:
(i) transferred to a location outside the area for which the license was issued; or
(ii) converted into another class of license.
(2) The location for the Class B (MSF) license shall comply with all applicable zoning regulations.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Maryland Code, Alcoholic Beverages § 13-1709 - last updated December 31, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/md/alcoholic-beverages/md-code-al-bev-sect-13-1709/
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