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Article - Alcoholic Beverages




§4–604.

    (a)    A local licensing board may revoke or suspend a license:

        (1)    for any reason to promote the peace or safety of the community in which the premises are located; or

        (2)    for offenses as provided in this article.

    (b)    A local licensing board shall revoke or suspend a license for:

        (1)    conviction of the license holder for violation of this article or a provision of the Tax – General Article that relates to the alcoholic beverage tax;

        (2)    willful failure or refusal of the license holder to comply with:

            (i)    this article or provisions of the Tax – General Article that relate to the alcoholic beverage tax; or

            (ii)    a regulation that may be adopted under this article or under provisions of the Tax – General Article that relate to the alcoholic beverage tax;

        (3)    making a material false statement in an application for a license;

        (4)    two or more convictions within 2 years of an agent or employee of a license holder for on–premises violations of this article or provisions of the Tax – General Article that relate to the alcoholic beverage tax;

        (5)    on–premises possession by a retail dealer of an alcoholic beverage on which the tax imposed by § 5–102 of the Tax – General Article has not been paid;

        (6)    violation of § 2–216 or § 2–315 of this article;

        (7)    willful failure of a license holder to:

            (i)    keep the records required under this article or under provisions of the Tax – General Article that relate to the alcoholic beverage tax; or

            (ii)    allow inspection of the records by an authorized person;

        (8)    on–premises possession of an alcoholic beverage that a license holder is not licensed to sell;

        (9)    revocation or suspension of a permit issued to a license holder by the federal Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau or for conviction of violating a federal law relating to alcoholic beverages;

        (10)    failure to furnish bond as required by this article within 15 days after notice from the Comptroller; or

        (11)    violation of § 4–605 of this subtitle.