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Article - Alcoholic Beverages




§31–1312.

    (a)    There is a Class C per diem beer, wine, and liquor license.

    (b)    The Board may issue the license to:

        (1)    a club that has an annual on–sale beer, wine, and liquor license for use at a place other than the license holder’s regular place of business; or

        (2)    a corporation, a society, an organization, an association, or any other entity that does not have an annual on–sale beer, wine, and liquor license and has:

            (i)    nonprofit status; or

            (ii)    a federal identification number assigned by the Internal Revenue Service.

    (c)    The license authorizes the license holder to sell or serve beer, wine, and liquor for on–premises consumption at the place described in the license during an event that requires an admission fee, a ticket, or a donation.

    (d)    (1)    Subject to paragraph (3) of this subsection, the Board may issue multiple Class C per diem beer, wine, and liquor licenses to a single applicant.

        (2)    A separate Class C per diem beer, wine, and liquor license is required for each day of a multiple day event.

        (3)    The Board may not issue the Class C per diem beer, wine, and liquor license for more than 7 consecutive days.

    (e)    (1)    An applicant for the license shall:

            (i)    submit an application on the form that the Board provides; and

            (ii)    provide proof that the applicant has:

                1.    nonprofit status; or

                2.    a federal identification number assigned by the Internal Revenue Service.

        (2)    (i)    A license shall be applied for and issued to three individuals affiliated with the applicant, each of whom:

                1.    appears in person to present proper qualifications at the time the application is filed;

                2.    is at least 21 years old; and

                3.    is a registered voter in the county and a citizen of the United States.

            (ii)    At least one of the individuals shall have been a resident of the county for the 2 years immediately before filing the application.

    (f)    The license holder:

        (1)    at the event for which the license is issued, shall distribute a wristband to each individual who is at least 21 years old; and

        (2)    may not serve beer, wine, or liquor to an individual who does not wear a wristband.

    (g)    At all times during the event, the license holder shall ensure that:

        (1)    one certified crowd control manager who has obtained a crowd control training certificate from a program that is certified by the Board is on the licensed premises for every 250 individuals present; and

        (2)    one individual who has completed a certified alcohol awareness program is on the licensed premises.

    (h)    (1)    Alcoholic beverages sold under the license shall be purchased by the license holder from a licensed wholesaler or retail dealer.

        (2)    A licensed wholesaler may not donate alcoholic beverages to the license holder.

    (i)    Within 30 days after an event, the license holder shall submit to the Board a signed and notarized financial statement showing:

        (1)    the total amount of proceeds from the event; and

        (2)    the disbursement of the proceeds.

    (j)    A license holder may sell or serve beer, wine, and liquor:

        (1)    on Monday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. the following day; or

        (2)    on Sunday, from noon to midnight.