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41-2623. Persons and entities ineligible for licensure. (a) No license shall be issued under the provisions of this act to:

(1) Any person described in K.S.A. 41-311(a)(1), (2), (4), (5), (6), (7), (8), (9), (12), (13) or (15), and amendments thereto, except that the provisions of subsection (a)(7) of such section shall not apply to nor prohibit the issuance of a license for a class A club to an officer of a post home of a congressionally chartered service or fraternal organization, or a benevolent association or society thereof.

(2) A person who has had the person's license revoked for cause under the provisions of this act.

(3) A person who has not been a resident of this state for a period of at least one year immediately preceding the date of application.

(4) A person who has a beneficial interest in the manufacture, preparation or wholesaling or the retail sale of alcoholic liquors or a beneficial interest in any other club, drinking establishment or caterer licensed hereunder, except that:

(A) A license for premises located in a hotel may be granted to a person who has a beneficial interest in one or more other clubs or drinking establishments licensed hereunder if such other clubs or establishments are located in hotels.

(B) A license for a club or drinking establishment which is a restaurant may be issued to a person who has a beneficial interest in other clubs or drinking establishments which are restaurants.

(C) A caterer's license may be issued to a person who has a beneficial interest in a club or drinking establishment and a license for a club or drinking establishment may be issued to a person who has a beneficial interest in a caterer.

(D) A license for a class A club may be granted to an organization of which an officer, director or board member is a distributor or retailer licensed under the liquor control act if such distributor or retailer sells no alcoholic liquor to such club.

(E) Any person who has a beneficial interest in a microbrewery, microdistillery or farm winery licensed pursuant to the Kansas liquor control act may be issued any or all of the following: (1) Class B club license; (2) drinking establishment license; and (3) caterer's license.

(5) A copartnership, unless all of the copartners are qualified to obtain a license.

(6) A corporation, if any officer, manager or director thereof, or any stockholder owning in the aggregate more than 5% of the common or preferred stock of such corporation would be ineligible to receive a license hereunder for any reason other than citizenship and residence requirements.

(7) A corporation, if any officer, manager or director thereof, or any stockholder owning in the aggregate more than 5% of the common or preferred stock of such corporation, has been an officer, manager or director, or a stockholder owning in the aggregate more than 5% of the common or preferred stock, of a corporation which:

(A) Has had a license revoked under the provisions of the club and drinking establishment act; or

(B) has been convicted of a violation of the club and drinking establishment act or the cereal malt beverage laws of this state.

(8) A corporation organized under the laws of any state other than this state.

(9) A trust, if any grantor, beneficiary or trustee would be ineligible to receive a license under this act for any reason, except that the provisions of K.S.A. 41-311(a)(6), and amendments thereto, shall not apply in determining whether a beneficiary would be eligible for a license.

(b) No club or drinking establishment license shall be issued under the provisions of the club and drinking establishment act to:

(1) A person who does not own the premises for which a license is sought, or does not, at the time the application is submitted, have a written lease thereon, except that an applicant seeking a license for a premises which is owned by a city or county, or is a stadium, arena, convention center, theater, museum, amphitheater or other similar premises may submit an executed agreement to provide alcoholic beverage services at the premises listed in the application in lieu of a lease.

(2) A person who is not a resident of the county in which the premises sought to be licensed are located.

History: L. 1965, ch. 316, § 23; L. 1969, ch. 245, § 1; L. 1978, ch. 186, § 7; L. 1985, ch. 170, § 32; L. 1987, ch. 182, § 75; L. 1992, ch. 201, § 6; L. 2001, ch. 189, § 4; L. 2007, ch. 178, § 1; L. 2010, ch. 142, § 16; L. 2012, ch. 144, § 39; L. 2015, ch. 82, § 7; July 1.



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