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Article - Alcoholic Beverages




§22–1001.

    (a)    There is a Class B–BB (bed and breakfast) beer, wine, and liquor license.

    (b)    The Board may issue the license to a license holder who is approved by the appropriate local governmental unit to operate a bed and breakfast that:

        (1)    provides services ordinarily provided by a bed and breakfast;

        (2)    has at least one room but not more than 10 rooms, each with sleeping accommodations, excluding resident management quarters, that the public for consideration may use for a specified time; and

        (3)    has a kitchen facility that has been approved by the appropriate local governmental unit.

    (c)    The license authorizes the license holder to sell beer, wine, and liquor to a guest if:

        (1)    the name and address of the guest appears on the registry that the bed and breakfast maintains; and

        (2)    the guest is an occupant of a sleeping room in the bed and breakfast.

    (d)    The license authorizes the license holder to sell beer, wine, and liquor for on–premises consumption to a guest of a catered event at the bed and breakfast if:

        (1)    the license holder is under contract to cater the event;

        (2)    the license holder caters the event; and

        (3)    food is served at the catered event.

    (e)    The license holder may sell beer, wine, and liquor for on–premises consumption during the hours and days as set out for a Class B beer, wine, and liquor license under § 22–2004 of this title.

    (f)    The license does not authorize the sale of beer, wine, and liquor to an individual who:

        (1)    is not a guest of the bed and breakfast; or

        (2)    is registered as a guest at the bed and breakfast only to obtain beer, wine, and liquor.

    (g)    (1)    A bed and breakfast may not be operated only to sell or provide beer, wine, and liquor.

        (2)    If the bed and breakfast ends operations as a bed and breakfast:

            (i)    the license is void; and

            (ii)    the license holder shall return the license to the Board.

    (h)    The Board shall adopt regulations to:

        (1)    carry out this section; and

        (2)    ensure that the primary purpose of the license is to allow the license holder to operate a bed and breakfast.

    (i)    The annual license fee is $1,000.