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Bill Detail: SB20-213

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Title Alcohol Beverage Retail Takeout And Delivery
Status Governor Signed (07/10/2020)
Bill Subjects
  • Business & Economic Development
  • Liquor, Tobacco, & Marijuana
House Sponsors C. Larson (R)
D. Roberts (D)
Senate Sponsors K. Priola (R)
J. Bridges (D)
House Committee Public Health Care and Human Services
Senate Committee Finance
Date Introduced 06/02/2020

The bill authorizes a business with a manufacturer or wholesaler
license and a sales room, beer and wine license, hotel and restaurant
license, tavern license, brew pub license, club license, vintner's restaurant

license, distillery pub license, lodging and entertainment license, or
fermented malt beverage on- and off-premises retailer license (retailer)
to deliver alcohol beverages to customers and to allow customers to take
the beverages off the licensed premises. The beverages may be sold or
delivered in a sealed container that complies with state licensing authority
rules and may be sold by the drink or by multiple drinks.
The following requirements are also placed on the sale or delivery
of alcohol beverages by retailers:
  • The customer must be 21 years of age or older;
  • If the governor has not declared an emergency, the order
may contain no more than 750 milliliters of vinous liquors
and spirituous liquors and no more than 72 fluid ounces of
malt liquors, fermented malt beverages, and hard cider;
  • If the governor has not declared an emergency or the
retailer is not a wholesaler or manufacturer that operates a
sales room, the retailer must derive no more than 50% of its
gross annual revenues for sales of food and alcohol
beverages from the sale of alcohol beverages through
takeout orders and that the retailer delivers;
  • If the governor has not declared an emergency, the retailer
must have a permit to sell takeout or deliver alcohol
beverages; and
  • Delivery must be made by an employee of the licensee who
is 21 years of age or older and who has satisfactorily
completed seller and server training under the responsible
vendor program.
The bill directs the state licensing authority to adopt rules:
  • Specifying the types of containers to be used for delivery of
alcohol beverages;
  • Creating a permit for retailers to engage in takeout and
delivery of alcohol beverages;
  • Setting fees for takeout and delivery permits; and
  • Concerning any other matters necessary to implement the
The bill does not apply to caterers and repeals on July 1, 2022.

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