‘Will there be measures to prevent minors from getting alcohol at movie theaters?’

‘Will there be measures to prevent minors from getting alcohol at movie theaters?’

Co-author of bill answers viewer questions

 | 

Updated: 12:42 PM CDT Jun 26, 2017


Rep. Cory Williams, co-author of a bill allowing alcohol sales at Oklahoma movie theaters, join KOCO 5 this morning to answer viewer questions about the bill, including whether there will be new measures in place to guarantee those who are drinking are of legal age.

WEBVTT MARKIE: CONTINUING OURCONVERSATION WITH REPRESENTATIVECORY WILLIAMS, WHO CO-AUTHORED ABILL THAT WOULD ALLOW ALCOHOLICDRINKS TO BE SOLD IN THEATERSTHIS COMING FALL.WE HAD PEOPLE RIGHT IN.ONE PERSON SAYS –REP. WILLIAMS: WE ACTUALLYDISCUSS THAT.THAT WAS WHAT I ALLUDED TOEARLIER.AMC HAS FOUND RATES OFINCIDENCES GO DOWN IN THEATERSWHERE THEY SERVE ALCOHOL.EVERY PERSON THAT WORKS IN THETHEATER IS TRAINED WITH REGARDTO ALCOHOL.SPOTTING IT AS IT COMES IN THEDOOR, MAKING SURE UNDER AGEPEOPLE DON’T PARTICIPATE IN IT,MAKING SURE PEOPLE DON’T OVERCONSUME WELL ON PREMISES.THOSE BECAME TRAINED SKILLS THATTHEIR EMPLOYEES HAD AND THE RATEOF INCIDENCE GO DOWN AT THEATERSWHERE ALCOHOL IS SERVED.MARKIE: SO YOU ARE SAYING, PUTTHOSE FEARS TO REST, PROBABLYWILL NOT HAPPEN AT THE RATE YOUARE THINKING.REP. WILLIAMS: HALF OF THETICKET COST THAT A THEATER TAKESIN GOES TO HOLLYWOOD.THE LAST THING A THEATER OWNERWANTS TO DO IS GET INTO THEBUSINESS OF REFUNDING TICKETCOSTS TO DISSATISFIED PATRONSBECAUSE SOMEBODY IN THE THEATERWAS OBNOXIOUS AND CREATING ASCENE.THEY WILL BE WATCHING IT LIKE AHAWK.MARKIE: DAVE WROTE IN –I KNOW THAT YOU HAVE TOUCHED ONTHE USE THE LAST SEGMENT, BUTFOR THOSE THAT ARE JUST JOINING,WHAT SECURITY MEASURES ARE INPLACE?REP. WILLIAMS: THE BILL REQUIRESEVERYONE CONSUMING ALCOHOL TONOT ONLY BE ID, BUT TO HAVE AWRISTBAND, HAND STAMP.MOST THEATERS THAT DO SO…

Read the full article from the Source…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *