Jul. 22, 2019

WHAT: Rep. Jeff Pyle (R-Armstrong/Butler/Indiana), chairman of the House Liquor Control Committee, and other members of the committee will hold a public hearing on legislation to address liquor license availability. House Bill 1617 will enable holders of hotel licenses, issued prior to 1949, the opportunity to convert them to restaurant liquor licenses, which would enable them to be transferred to another location in the county.

WHO: Pyle; other committee members; Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks), sponsor of House Bill 1617; Rod Diaz, chief counsel, PA Liquor Control Board; Mick Owens of Mick’s All-American Pub, on behalf of the PA Restaurant and Lodging Association; Tom Tyler of McStew’s Irish Pub, on behalf of the PA Licensed Beverage and Tavern Association; and the public.

WHEN: Tuesday, July 23, at 10 a.m.

WHERE: The Liberty View Independence Visitor Center, 599 MarketSt., Philadelphia.


Media contact: Abby Krueger, 717.260.6617, akrueger@pahousegop.com