Sen. Scott Wiener wants to extend alcohol service by two hours.
You may be hearing the term “last call” later than expected if one California state senator gets his way.
Sen. Scott Wiener (D) proposed “The Let Our Communities Adjust Late Night Act” on Tuesday which would allow municipalities to determine their own hours of alcohol service times.
The bill suggests that highly popular bars could place a time limit on alcohol service until 4 am, whereas less frequented establishments with less traffic could retain the current law set at 2 am.
Weiner took to Facebook, saying it’s time to fix the "one-size-fits-all" standard California currently has in place.
“Nightlife matters a lot, culturally and economically," he wrote, "and it's time to allow local communities more flexibility.”
In 2015, Sen. Mark Leno tried to extend the last call terms, but his bill failed without enough votes to move past the commity.