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“Brunch Bill” makes it onto November ballot

September 9, 2019–11:09 p.m.

STAFF REPORTS

When City of Rome voters head to the polls this November 5 to choose candidates for Rome City Commission they will also be casting ballots in an alcohol referendum.

Monday night, the Rome City Commission approved placing the so-called “Brunch Bill” onto the ballot.

If approved by voters, businesses would be able to sell alcohol by the drink from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Sundays.

During the 2017-2018 session, the Georgia General Assembly passed Senate Bill 17 to allow for communities like Rome to change the hours during which alcohol may be served and purchased.

You can view the resolution passed by the commission here.

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