Article - Alcoholic Beverages
(a) (1) Except as provided in paragraph (2) of this subsection, any license with an off–sale privilege may not be issued for or transferred to:
(i) a chain store;
(ii) a supermarket;
(iii) a discount house; or
(iv) a franchisor, franchisee, or concessionaire of an establishment listed in this paragraph.
(2) Paragraph (1) of this subsection does not apply to the renewal of a license.
(b) An establishment that on July 1, 1976, held a license with an off–sale privilege may continue to hold the license or apply to upgrade to a Class A–1 or Class A–2 license.