Maine Revised Statutes

§1012. Other retail licenses

1. Incorporated civic organizations.  An incorporated civic organization may obtain up to 5 licenses per year to sell spirits, wine and malt liquor to be consumed on the premises.
A. The license fee for each license is ........................................$ 50. [1987, c. 151, §1 (AMD).]
[ 1987, c. 623, §12 (AMD) .]
2. Auxiliary license.  A Class A restaurant or a Class I hotel located at a ski area or a golf course, or a Class I golf club or a Class I or a Class V club located at a golf course may apply for one additional licensed premises at the same area for consumption of spirits, wine or malt liquor on the premises.
A. The license fee is....................$100. [1987, c. 45, Pt. A, §4 (NEW).]
[ 1995, c. 195, §1 (AMD) .]
3. Off-premise catering license.  A Class A restaurant, hotel, bed and breakfast or club licensed to sell spirits, wine and malt liquor may obtain a license to conduct off-premise catering of spirits, wine and malt liquor as provided in section 1052.
A. The license fee per calendar day of the event or gathering is .......................$10. [1987, c. 623, §13 (AMD).]
[ 1999, c. 236, §1 (AMD) .]
4. Golf course mobile service bar.  A licensee who is the owner of a golf course may apply for a license to sell malt liquor from a mobile service bar as provided in section 1075-A. The license fee per calendar year is $100.
[ 2005, c. 108, §1 (AMD) .]
5. Small distillery off-premises license. 
[ 2011, c. 629, §16 (RP) .]
6. Minibar license.   The bureau may issue a license for the placement of a minibar to an operator of a hotel licensed under section 1061 or in accordance with the license required by Title 30-A, section 3811 subject to the following conditions and applicable rules established by the bureau:
A. The fee for a minibar license for a hotel holding an existing license under section 1061 is $100 annually plus $5 for each room in which a minibar is placed, not to exceed a maximum of $900 per hotel; [2009, c. 458, §2 (NEW).]
B. The fee for a minibar license for a hotel holding an existing license under Title 30-A, section 3811 is $200 annually plus $10 for each room in which a minibar is placed; [2009, c. 458, §2 (NEW).]
C. A minibar may be stocked with beer, wine and distilled spirits as well as other complementary merchandise; [2009, c. 458, §2 (NEW).]
D. Supplies of beer and wine for a hotel minibar must be purchased from a wholesale licensee; [2009, c. 458, §2 (NEW).]
E. Supplies of distilled spirits for a hotel minibar must be purchased from an agency liquor store; [2009, c. 458, §2 (NEW).]
F. A hotel must maintain invoices for all alcoholic beverages stocked in a minibar and must maintain records of all sales of alcoholic beverages sold or dispensed from a minibar; [2009, c. 458, §2 (NEW).]
G. A minibar must be equipped with a secure locking device that may be unlocked only by persons 21 years of age or older; [2009, c. 458, §2 (NEW).]
H. A hotel room equipped with a minibar may be rented only to a person who is 21 years of age or older and who has demonstrated proof of age by presenting proper identification as described in section 2087 unless the minibar is secured in a manner that prevents access by a person under 21 years of age; [2009, c. 458, §2 (NEW).]
I. The registered occupant of a hotel room equipped with a minibar is liable for any violation of liquor laws by anyone under 21 years of age who also occupies or enters the room; and [2009, c. 458, §2 (NEW).]
J. A minibar may be stocked and serviced only by an employee who is 21 years of age or older. [2009, c. 458, §2 (NEW).]
The Department of Administrative and Financial Services may adopt rules to implement this subsection. Rules adopted pursuant to this subsection are routine technical rules as defined in Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter 2-A.
[ 2013, c. 368, Pt. V, §40 (AMD) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1987, c. 45, §A4 (NEW). 1987, c. 151, §1 (AMD). 1987, c. 623, §§12,13 (AMD). 1995, c. 195, §1 (AMD). 1999, c. 236, §1 (AMD). 2003, c. 579, §1 (AMD). 2005, c. 108, §1 (AMD). 2005, c. 390, §4 (AMD). 2009, c. 458, §2 (AMD). 2011, c. 629, §16 (AMD). 2013, c. 368, Pt. V, §40 (AMD).

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