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Article - Alcoholic Beverages


    (a)    There is a common carrier permit.

    (b)    A holder of a common carrier permit may deliver wine from a location inside or outside the State to a consumer in the State for the consumer’s personal use under this part.

    (c)    A person shall be issued a common carrier permit before the person may engage in transporting wine from a direct wine shipper to a consumer.

    (d)    The term of a common carrier permit is 1 year and begins on July 1.

    (e)    To complete delivery of a shipment, the common carrier shall require from a consumer at the address listed on the shipping label:

        (1)    the signature of the consumer or another individual at the address who is at least 21 years old; and

        (2)    government–issued photographic identification showing that the signing individual is at least 21 years old.

    (f)    A common carrier shall refuse delivery when the intended receiving individual appears to be under the age of 21 years or refuses to present valid identification.

    (g)    At the time of initial application for a common carrier permit and on request of the Comptroller, a common carrier shall submit to the Comptroller information concerning the training of its drivers in verifying the age of recipients of direct wine shipments under this part.

    (h)    At least once each year, in a manner acceptable to the Comptroller, a holder of a common carrier permit shall verify that the shipper of wine into the State under this part holds a valid direct wine shipper’s permit.

    (i)    A holder of a common carrier permit that delivers wine solely under this part may not be required to obtain a transportation permit issued under § 2–118 or § 2–119 of this subtitle in addition to the common carrier permit.

    (j)    The permit fee is $100.

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