The Johnson County Bar Association Bar Letter: David Waters on Happy Hours Returning to Kansas


On May 25, 2012, Kansas Governor Sam Brownback approved Substitute for House Bill No. 2689 (2012) ("HB2689"), an act concerning alcoholic beverages and amending the Kansas liquor control act and several other statutes concerning the production and serving of alcoholic beverages. HB2689, which took effect on July 1, 2012, will have a significant impact on the operations of licensed clubs, drinking establishments, and retailers. The following is a brief summary of the key provisions of HB2689, together with a discussion of what may be several unintended consequences of the new legislation. Read more ...