Retail licensees; bottle club licensees; inspection of premises; suspend, cancel, or revoke license; when.
The commission and local governing bodies shall cause frequent inspection to be made on the premises of all retail licensees and bottle club licensees, and if it is found that any such licensee is violating any provision of the Nebraska Liquor Control Act or the rules and regulations of the commission adopted and promulgated under the act or is failing to observe in good faith the purposes of the act, the license may be suspended, canceled, or revoked after the licensee is given an opportunity to be heard in his or her defense.
Source:Laws 1935, c. 116, § 103, p. 429; C.S.Supp.,1941, § 53-3,103; R.S.1943, § 53-146; Laws 1957, c. 231, § 1, p. 790; Laws 1959, c. 249, § 15, p. 873; Laws 1977, LB 176, § 1; Laws 1980, LB 848, § 10; R.S.1943, (1988), § 53-146; Laws 1991, LB 344, § 9; Laws 2004, LB 485, § 4; Laws 2018, LB1120, § 5.
Effective Date: July 19, 2018
The authority of the Nebraska Liquor Control Commission to cancel a liquor license is set forth in this section and section 53-117.08. Each of these sections gives the commission authority to revoke, cancel, or suspend a liquor license where, after a proper hearing, the licensee has been found to have violated a provision of the Nebraska Liquor Control Act, a regulation adopted pursuant to the act, or a lawful ordinance of a local governing body. Grand Island Latin Club v. Nebraska Liq. Cont. Comm., 251 Neb. 61, 554 N.W.2d 778 (1996).