Alaska Statutes.
Title 4. Alcoholic Beverages
Chapter 11. Licensing
Section 90. Beverage Dispensary License.
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AS 04.11.090. Beverage Dispensary License.

(a) A beverage dispensary license authorizes the holder to sell or serve on the licensed premises alcoholic beverages for consumption on the licensed premises only.

(b) The biennial beverage dispensary license fee is $2,500.

(c) [Repealed, Sec. 69 ch 101 SLA 1995].

(d) The area designated as the licensed premises under a beverage dispensary license issued to a hotel, motel, resort, or similar business that caters to the traveling public as a substantial part of its business may include the dining room, banquet room, guests' rooms, and other public areas approved by the board.

(e) A holder of a beverage dispensary license may not maintain upon the licensed premises more than one room in which there is regularly maintained a fixed counter or service bar at which alcoholic beverages are sold or served to members of the public for consumption unless the licensee is issued by the board, after investigation, a duplicate of the original license for each of the rooms. The holder of the beverage dispensary license shall pay to the board with each application for a duplicate license an amount equal to the fee payable for the original beverage dispensary license under (b) of this section. If the licensed premises are located within a municipality, a duplicate beverage dispensary license may not be issued unless approved by the council or assembly, as appropriate.

(f) The area designated as the licensed premises under a beverage dispensary license issued to a bowling alley may include the concourse or lane areas of the bowling alley. Notwithstanding AS 04.16.049 , the board may, upon application, authorize access by persons under 21 years of age to the concourse or lane areas designated part of the bowling alley's licensed premises during hours when no alcoholic beverages are being sold, served, or consumed.

(g) A holder of a beverage dispensary license issued to a hotel, motel, resort, or similar business that caters to the traveling public may stock alcoholic beverages in guest rooms, for sale and consumption in the guest room only, if authorized by the board. Alcoholic beverages stocked under this subsection shall be stocked by an employee who is 21 years of age or older, may not be supplied or resupplied during hours that the sale of alcoholic beverages is prohibited as provided under AS 04.16.010(a) and (d), and shall be stored in a refrigerated unit using a key or combination lock system within the guest room. A key lock system shall be designed to prevent the removal of the key unless the refrigerated unit is locked. Except for the licensee, or an agent or employee of the licensee, a key or combination enabling a person to obtain alcoholic beverages stocked in a guest room may only be provided to a guest who occupies the room and who is 21 years of age or older. The board shall issue a permit to each licensee authorized to stock alcoholic beverages under this subsection and may by regulation impose an administrative fee for the cost of issuing the permit.

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