Joseph F. Snee, Jr., a shareholder with Snee, Lutche, Helmlinger & Spielberger, P.A.,  led the efforts on 2 alcoholic beverages bills during the 2017 session of the Maryland General Assembly. The first bill, House Bill 795, entitled “Harford County-Alcoholic Beverages-Waiver From School Distance Restrictions” allows the Liquor Control Board for Harford County to waive the…

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Working with the Harford County Delegation and Senators, Shareholder Joseph F. Snee, Jr. assisted in drafting House Bill 969 which authorizes the Harford County Liquor Board to issue a license to an establishment anywhere in the county, if the establishment is not located within 300 feet of a public or private school.  The Bill decreases…

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Potential business owners interested in opening a bar or restaurant will find that there are a number of licenses and permits that they must obtain prior to opening their doors. Permits and licenses for hospitality and food businesses are regulated at the federal, state and local levels, so it is important to be aware of…

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A recent Baltimore Sun article explains Joseph Snee’s involvement in the Bel Air Bonefish Grill liquor license requirements. “Despite objections from its lawyer, the Harford County Liquor Control Board has decided Bonefish Grill in Bel Air can keep serving alcoholic drinks to its customers, having complied with requirements the board set two weeks ago. The board set three…

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