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Tom Wallace, Star Tribune
Wis. Assembly passes pedal pubs bill
- Associated Press
- October 8, 2013 - 6:45 PM
MADISON, Wis. — The Wisconsin Assembly has passed a bill that would legalize so-called pedal pubs.
Milwaukee city officials contend drinking on the rolling bars violates a state law prohibiting drinking in vehicles. Rep. Jeff Stone, a Greendale Republican, authored a bill that would have allowed municipalities to allow drinking on pedal pubs.
The Assembly small business committee offered a substitute bill that would allow drinking on pedal pubs unless a municipality adopts ordinances negating the exception.
The Assembly passed the substitute bill on a voice vote Tuesday evening. The measure goes next to the state Senate.
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