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June 2, 2004
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Read the first time May 25, 2004.
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 61-6-1555 SO AS TO ALLOW AN AIRLINE COMPANY TO PURCHASE BEER, WINE, AND ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR DIRECTLY FROM A LICENSED WHOLESALER, TO PROVIDE THAT THE WHOLESALER MAY SELL AND DELIVER THE BEER, WINE, AND ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR TO AN AIRLINE COMPANY, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY IF A PERSON USES BEER, WINE, OR ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR PURCHASED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION FOR ANOTHER PURPOSE OTHER THAN THE SALE OR USE BY THE AIRLINE COMPANY.
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Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Subarticle 15, Article 3, Chapter 6, Title 61 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 61-6-1555. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, an airline company may purchase beer, wine, and alcoholic liquor directly from a wholesaler licensed pursuant to the provisions of Section 61-4-520(3) or Section 61-6-100(2). A wholesaler may sell and deliver beer, wine, and alcoholic liquor to an airline company for use on the company's airplanes. A person other than an airline passenger who uses beer, wine, or alcoholic liquor purchased pursuant to the provisions of this section for another purpose other than the sale or use by the airline company on its airplanes is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, must be fined not more than one thousand dollars or imprisoned not more than six months, or both. Each violation of this section constitutes a separate offense."
SECTION 2 A. Section 61-4-720 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 76 of 2001, is further amended to read:
any other another provision of law, a licensed winery located in this State which produces and sells only domestic wine as defined in Section 12-21-1010 is authorized to sell the domestic wine produced on its premises with a majority of the juice from fruit and berries which are grown in this State with an alcoholic content of sixteen percent or less on the winery premises and deliver or ship this wine to consumer homes in or outside the State. These domestic wineries are authorized to provide, with or without cost wine taste samples to prospective customers."
B. Section 61-4-730 of the 1976 Code, as lat amended by Act 76 or 2001, is further amended to read:
"Section 61-4-730. Permitted wineries which produce and sell
only domestic wine produced on its premises with a majority of the juice from fruit and berries which are grown in this State as defined in Section 12-21-1010 may sell the wine at retail, wholesale, or both, and deliver or ship the wine to the purchaser in the State. Domestic wine Wine must be delivered between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m."
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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