Maine Revised Statutes

§751. Retail licensee to keep records

1. Records to be kept.  Every retail licensee shall keep for 2 years complete records showing:
A. The date of all purchases; [1987, c. 45, Pt. A, §4 (NEW).]
B. The actual prices paid; [1987, c. 45, Pt. A, §4 (NEW).]
C. The fact that the licensee paid by cash or check for all liquor bought by the licensee at the time of or before delivery of the liquor as evidenced by invoices, which must be retained by the licensee; [RR 1993, c. 1, §71 (COR).]
D. The name and address of every person from whom the liquor was purchased; and [1993, c. 266, §19 (AMD).]
E. In the case of an on-premise licensee, records of food purchases. [1993, c. 266, §20 (NEW).]
[ RR 1993, c. 1, §71 (COR) .]
2. Retail licensee to keep separate records.  Except as provided in paragraph A, a retail licensee shall keep the records required by subsection 1 separate and apart from records relating to any other transactions in which the licensee engages.
A. Malt liquor, wine and soft drinks may be listed on the same wholesale licensee's invoice if each product is separately listed. [1987, c. 45, Pt. A, §4 (NEW).]
[ 1997, c. 373, §71 (AMD) .]
3. On-premise retail licensee to keep records of sales separate.  An on-premise retail licensee shall separate liquor sales from food sales by the licensee in the licensee's records.
[ 1987, c. 623, §10 (RPR) .]
1987, c. 45, §A4 (NEW). 1987, c. 342, §§48,49 (AMD). 1987, c. 623, §§9,10 (AMD). RR 1993, c. 1, §71 (COR). 1993, c. 266, §§18-20 (AMD). 1997, c. 373, §71 (AMD).