The Chairman of the House Public Policy committee is introducing legislation that will allow for Sunday retail alcohol sales.
Republican State Representative Ben Smaltz of Auburn tells Indy Politics he will follow the recommendation of the panel reviewing the state’s alcohol laws and introduce legislation permitting grocery, liquor, and convenience stores to sell alcohol on Sundays.
Stores would be allowed to sell alcohol from noon to 8 p.m.
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The legislation would not affect bars, taverns, restaurants, breweries or wineries.
It also would not address whether cold beer could be sold in grocery and convenience stores.
Indiana lawmakers return on January 3 for the start of the 2018 legislative session.