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Article - Alcoholic Beverages




§22–908.

    (a)    There is:

        (1)    a 6–day Class C–2 (organization or club) beer, wine, and liquor license; and

        (2)    a 7–day Class C–2 (organization or club) beer, wine, and liquor license.

    (b)    The Board may issue the 6–day license or the 7–day license for use by a fraternal organization that:

        (1)    is a lodge or chapter of a nationally chartered fraternal organization;

        (2)    is composed of inducted members;

        (3)    operates a clubhouse or building:

            (i)    for the use of its members; and

            (ii)    that has facilities for preparing and serving food on the premises to members and guests; and

        (4)    has at least 100 members paying the dues that were required by its national organization in the year immediately preceding the year for which the license was applied for or issued, as determined by the Board.

    (c)    (1)    The 6–day license authorizes the license holder to sell or provide beer, wine, and liquor from Monday through Saturday at a club at the place described in the license, for on–premises consumption by members and guests.

        (2)    The 7–day license authorizes the license holder to sell or provide beer, wine, and liquor from Monday through Sunday at a club at the place described in the license, for on–premises consumption by members and guests.

        (3)    (i)    The 6–day license and the 7–day license authorize the license holder to sell or provide beer, wine, and liquor for on–premises consumption by:

                1.    nonmembers of the club that have rented or leased an area of the licensed premises for entertainment, a conference, or a social event; and

                2.    guests who attend the event.

            (ii)    The license holder shall:

                1.    contract to provide food for consumption at the event described in subparagraph (i) of this paragraph; or

                2.    ensure that food will be available for consumption at the event described in subparagraph (i) of this paragraph.

            (iii)    This paragraph does not prohibit a club from obtaining a Class C per diem license.

    (d)    The license holder may sell beer, wine, and liquor during the hours and days as set out under § 22–2005(f) of this title.

    (e)    (1)    The annual fees for the 6–day license, depending on the size of the membership of the fraternal organization, are:

            (i)    $800, for a membership of 100 to 250;

            (ii)    $1,050, for a membership of 251 to 450; and

            (iii)    $1,200, for a membership of at least 451.

        (2)    The annual fees for the 7–day license, depending on the size of the membership of the fraternal organization, are:

            (i)    $900, for a membership of 100 to 250;

            (ii)    $1,150, for a membership of 251 to 450; and

            (iii)    $1,300, for a membership of at least 451.