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February 12, 2003
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To whom was referred a Bill (S. 226) to amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding Section 61-4-630, so as to provide that a holder of a retail permit authorizing sales of beer, etc., respectfully
That they have duly and carefully considered the same and recommend that the same do pass:
GLENN F. McCONNELL for Committee.
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 61-4-630, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A HOLDER OF A RETAIL PERMIT AUTHORIZING SALES OF BEER OR WINE FOR OFF-PREMISES CONSUMPTION MAY DELIVER BEER OR WINE IN A SEALED CONTAINER TO A PERSON AGED TWENTY-ONE OR OLDER UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Article 5, Chapter 4, Title 61 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 61-4-630. (A) A holder of a retail permit which authorizes sales of beer or wine for off-premises consumption may deliver beer or wine in a sealed container to a person aged twenty-one or older, at a location other than the licensed premises.
(B) The person receiving the delivery must sign a receipt for the delivery and present a valid form of identification which verifies the person's age. The delivery receipt must include the date of birth of the recipient and the document number for the form of identification provided. The permit holder must retain a copy of the signed delivery receipt for at least one hundred eighty days.
(C) No holder of a permit authorizing the sale of beer or wine or a servant, agent, or employee of the permittee may knowingly commit any of the following:
(1) sell or deliver beer or wine to a person under twenty-one years of age;
(2) sell or deliver beer or wine to an intoxicated person; or
(3) permit any act, the commission of which tends to create a public nuisance or which constitutes a crime under the laws of this State.
(D) A violation of any provision of this section is a ground for the revocation or suspension of the holder's permit."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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