MICHIGAN LIQUOR CONTROL CODE OF 1998 (EXCERPT)
Act 58 of 1998
436.1513 Licenses; issuance to governing board of college or university; restrictions and prohibition; sale of alcoholic liquor on hotel premises located on land owned by central Michigan university or Wayne state university; conditions; nontransferability; fee; “college,” “university,” and “conference center” defined.
(1) The commission may issue to the governing board of a college or university, without regard to the quota provisions of section 531, a license to sell alcoholic liquor for consumption on the premises of a conference center operated by the governing board. Licenses granted under this subsection may be used only for the sale of alcoholic liquor at regularly scheduled conference center activities. The sale of alcoholic liquor to unscheduled patrons or at unscheduled events is prohibited under this subsection.
(2) Subject to the provisions of section 531, the commission may issue a license to a private entity for the sale of alcoholic liquor for consumption on the premises of a hotel located on land owned by central Michigan university if both of the following circumstances exist:
(a) The land is leased or subleased at fair market value to a private entity that owns, leases, or subleases the hotel building and its fixtures.
(b) The hotel and land are located within an industrial, research, or commercial development park established by the governing board of central Michigan university.
(3) Subject to the provisions of section 531, the commission may issue a license to a private entity for the sale of alcoholic liquor for consumption on the licensed premises of a restaurant located on land owned by Wayne state university if both of the following circumstances exist:
(a) The land is leased or subleased at fair market value to a private entity that owns, leases, or subleases the licensed premises for the operation of a restaurant.
(b) The restaurant is located within an area designated for industrial, research, or commercial development by the governing board of Wayne state university.
(4) Licenses issued pursuant to this section are nontransferable, and the licensee shall pay the fee required under section 525.
(5) As used in this section:
(a) "College" or "university" means a 2-year or 4-year state supported institution of higher education.
(b) "Conference center" means a building or portion of a building, other than a student residence hall or student center, which has meeting rooms, banquet areas, social halls, overnight accommodations, and related facilities for special activities scheduled by the college or university, which in the judgment of the commission, has been regularly used for conferences and lodging of guests. The convocation center and the corporate education center at eastern Michigan university, the Kirkhof and Eberhard centers at Grand Valley state university, the Bernhard center at western Michigan university, the Wadsworth center at Michigan technological university, the West complex at Saginaw Valley state university, the conference center at Big Rapids, the applied technology center at Grand Rapids and the FSU-GR conference center of Ferris state university, Grand Rapids junior college, the Waterman campus center at Schoolcraft college, the Mendel center at Lake Michigan community college, the McGregor memorial conference center at Wayne state university, the Michigan state university management educational center, the Superior dome at northern Michigan university, the Walker Cisler center at Lake Superior state university, the Marie Prahl college center at Mott community college, the John T. Parsons and Frank L. Stulen Michigan technical education center, the Gerald and Frances Oleson center, the Dennos museum center, and the Great Lakes campus at northwestern Michigan college, the farmhouse at Delta college, the Oakland community college culinary studies institute, and the performing arts and cultural center complex at Macomb community college are considered conference centers for the purposes of this act.
History: 1998, Act 58, Imd. Eff. Apr. 14, 1998
Am. 1998, Act 400, Imd. Eff. Dec. 17, 1998
Am. 1998, Act 416, Imd. Eff. Dec. 21, 1998
Am. 2000, Act 344, Imd. Eff. Dec. 27, 2000
Am. 2002, Act 725, Imd. Eff. Dec. 30, 2002
Am. 2004, Act 141, Imd. Eff. June 15, 2004
Am. 2007, Act 11, Imd. Eff. May 24, 2007
Am. 2009, Act 48, Imd. Eff. June 18, 2009
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