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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 4. Alcoholic Beverages
- Chapter 11. Licensing
- Section 150. Package Store License; Permit For Delivery to Social Events.
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AS 04.11.150. Package Store License; Permit For Delivery to Social Events.
- (a) Except as provided under (g), (i), and (j) of this section, a package store license authorizes the licensee to sell
alcoholic beverages to a person present on the licensed premises or to a person known to the licensee who makes a
written solicitation to that licensee for shipment. A licensee, agent, or employee may only ship alcoholic beverages to
the purchaser. Before commencing the practice of shipping alcoholic beverages, and with each subsequent application to
renew the license, a licensee shall notify the board in writing of the licensee's intention to ship alcoholic beverages
in response to a written solicitation. The package store licensee, agent, or employee shall include written information
on fetal alcohol syndrome and fetal alcohol effects resulting from a woman consuming alcohol during pregnancy in a
shipment of alcoholic beverages sold in response to a written solicitation.
- (b) The biennial package store license fee is $1,500.
- (c) The holder of a package store license may not sell alcoholic beverages unless any stamps required to be affixed to the
package by state or federal law are intact on the packages.
- (d) The consumption of alcoholic beverages on premises licensed under this section is prohibited.
- (e) The business premises occupied by a holder of a package store license may not be connected by a door, opening, or
other means of passage intended for the access of the general public to an adjacent retail business not licensed under
this title, unless approved by the board.
- (f) When the holder of a package store license is also a holder of a beverage dispensary license and the package store
premises are contained within or are adjacent to the premises of the beverage dispensary and the only public entrance
to the package store is by a door or other means within the premises of the beverage dispensary, the board shall
determine if additional entrances to the package store are necessary for enforcement purposes, to meet health and fire
safety standards, or for the convenience of the public.
- (g) [See delayed amendment note]. If a shipment is to an area that has restricted the sale of alcoholic beverages under AS 04.11.491
(a)(1), (2), or (3) or (b)(1) or (2), a package store licensee, agent, or employee may not ship to a purchaser more
than 10 and one-half liters of distilled spirits, 24 liters or more of wine, or 12 gallons or more of malt beverages in
a calendar month, or a lower amount of distilled spirits, wine, or malt beverages if the municipality or established
village has adopted the lower amount by local option under AS 04.11.491
- (h) A package store licensee, agent, or employee may not
- (1) divide or combine shipments of alcoholic beverages
so as to circumvent the limitation imposed under (g) of this section; or
- (2) in response to a written order, ship alcohol to a
purchaser at an address other than the address where the purchaser resides or,
if the purchaser resides in a municipality or established village that has
adopted a local option under AS 04.11.491 (a)(1), (2), or (3) or (b)(1) or (2)
for which a community delivery site has been designated under AS 04.11.491(f),
to an address other than that community delivery site except as provided by AS
04.11.491(f)(1) and (2).
- (i) A package store license authorizes the licensee to deliver not more than two bottles of wine or champagne, not more
than two bottles of distilled spirits, or not more than 72 ounces of beer in a gift basket with a floral arrangement to
a cruise ship passenger or a hotel guest. The wine, champagne, distilled spirits, or beer for delivery may be purchased
from a package store licensee by a florist or gift basket establishment with a state business license that designates
the business as a florist or gift basket establishment. The package store licensee shall keep on file a copy of the
Alaska business license of a florist or gift basket establishment to which the licensee sells wine, champagne,
distilled spirits, or beer for delivery to third persons by the package store. The package store must keep a written
record of each delivery made under this subsection for a period of at least one year, including the name of the
business purchasing the wine, champagne, distilled spirits, or beer and the name of the person to whom the delivery is
made. A delivery under this subsection must be made by the licensee or an employee or agent of the licensee who has
completed alcohol server training as required under AS 04.21.025
. The board shall issue a permit to each licensee authorized to deliver wine, champagne, distilled spirits, or beer
under this subsection and may by regulation impose an administrative fee for the cost of issuing the permit.
- (j) A package store license authorizes the licensee to deliver alcoholic beverages between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00
p.m. to a responsible adult at the location of a wedding or wedding reception or other social event as defined by
regulation of the board. A delivery under this subsection may be made only after a sale by written order received from
a person present on the licensed premises who makes payment in full at least 48 hours before the delivery. The written
order must include the name and address of the purchaser and the date, time, and address of the delivery, as well as
the name and address of the responsible adult who will receive the delivery of alcoholic beverages. A delivery
authorized under this subsection must be made by the licensee or an employee or agent of the licensee who has completed
alcohol server training as required under AS 04.21.025
. Delivery may only be made to a responsible adult at the delivery address on the written order. The responsible adult
must provide identification and proof of age as defined in AS 04.21.050
, and must acknowledge receipt of the alcoholic beverages in writing. The package store licensee shall retain the
written order and the responsible adult's written acknowledgment for at least one year after delivery. The board shall
issue a permit to each licensee authorized to deliver alcoholic beverages under this subsection and may by regulation
impose an administrative fee for the cost of issuing the permit.
- (k) "Business premises" means that part of the licensed premises to which the public has access.
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