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Wed February 27, 2013
House Approves Bill For Wine, Beer At B&B's
Guests at a bed and breakfast in New Mexico could be served wine and beer with food under a proposal that's cleared the House.
The measure by Democratic Rep. Dona Irwin of Deming would create a new low-cost liquor license that could be issued to the owner or operator of a bed and breakfast providing lodging for no more than 20 people.
It would permit a guest to have up to two 12-ounce servings of beer or two six-ounce servings of wine with food.
The measure passed the House unanimously on Tuesday and goes to the Senate for consideration.
Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.