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(A) Any request for a license under this chapter must be presented to the Tribal Council at least thirty (30) days prior to the requested effective date. Tribal Council shall set license conditions at least as strict as those required by federal and applicable state law, including at a minimum:

(1) Liquor may only be served and handled in a manner no less strict than regulated by the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (“ABC”);

(2) The license shall be for a term not to exceed one (1) year;

(3) The licensee shall at all times maintain an orderly, clean, and neat establishment, both inside and outside the licensed premises;

(4) The licensed premises shall be subject to patrol by Tribal law enforcement personnel and such other law enforcement officials as may be authorized under federal, California, or Tribal law;

(5) The licensed premises shall be open to inspection by duly authorized Tribal officials at all times during the regular business hours;

(6) No liquor or intoxicating beverages shall be sold, served, disposed of, delivered, or given to any person, or consumed on the licensed premises except in conformity with the hours and days prescribed by the laws of the state of California, and in accordance with the hours fixed by the Tribal Council; provided, that the licensed premises shall not operate or open earlier, or operate or close later, than is permitted by the laws of the state of California;

(7) No liquor shall be sold within two hundred (200) feet of a polling place on Tribal election days, or when a referendum is held of the people of the Tribe, and including special days of observation as designated by the Tribal Council;

(8) All acts and transactions under authority of the Tribal liquor license shall be in conformity with the laws of the state of California, with this chapter, and with any Tribal liquor license issued pursuant to this chapter;

(9) There shall be no discrimination in the operations under the Tribal license by reason of age, race, color, creed, disability, marital status, sex, national origin, ancestry, or sexual orientation;

(10) Sales taxes shall be imposed and collected on alcoholic beverages in a manner not inconsistent with relevant state and Tribal laws;

(11) Liquor may only be served by staff of the licensee; and

(12) Liquor may only be served in rooms where gambling is not taking place.

(B) Council action on a license request must be taken at a regular or special meeting. Unless the request is for a special event license, the Council shall give at least fourteen (14) days’ notice of the meeting at which the request will be considered. Notice shall be posted at the Tribal Council offices and at the establishment requesting the license, and will be sent by certified mail to the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control. [Res. 22-R-198 Att. A, 11/17/2022; Ord. 3 § (d), 2/14/2007.]