CHAPTER 545
LIQUOR CONTROL ACT

Table of Contents

Sec. 30-16. Manufacturer permit.
Sec. 30-20. Package store permit. Grocery store beer permit.
Sec. 30-36. Druggist permit.
Sec. 30-37l. Wine festival permit.
Sec. 30-37o. Farmers' market wine sales permit. Municipal prohibition of sale of wine by permittee.
Sec. 30-37p. Gift basket retailer permit.
Sec. 30-37q. Sale, delivery or shipment of gift baskets containing wine. Requirements. Audit. Advertising. Regulations.
Sec. 30-39. Applications for permits, renewals. Fees. Publication, remonstrance, hearing.
Sec. 30-48. Limitations of permits; exceptions. Loans. Period of credit. Resolution of credit disputes.
Sec. 30-59a. Suspension of permit for license suspension or revocation.
Sec. 30-66. Administration expenses.
Sec. 30-91. Hours and days of closing. Exemption.

PART IV
PERMITS

      Sec. 30-16. Manufacturer permit. (a) A manufacturer permit shall allow the manufacture of alcoholic liquor and the storage, bottling and wholesale distribution and sale of alcoholic liquor manufactured or bottled to permittees in this state and without the state as may be permitted by law; but no such permit shall be granted unless the place or the plan of the place of manufacture has received the approval of the Department of Consumer Protection. A holder of a manufacturer permit may apply for and shall receive an out-of-state shipper's permit for manufacturing plants and warehouse locations outside the state owned by such manufacturer or a subsidiary corporation thereof, at least eighty-five per cent of the voting stock of which is owned by such manufacturer, to bring into any of its plants or warehouses in the state alcoholic liquors for reprocessing, repackaging, reshipment or sale either (1) within the state to wholesaler permittees not owned or controlled by such manufacturer, or (2) outside the state. A holder of a manufacturer permit, except a manufacturer permit for cider, may apply for and shall receive a wholesaler permit. The annual fee for a manufacturer permit shall be one thousand eight hundred fifty dollars.

      (b) A manufacturer permit for beer shall be in all respects the same as a manufacturer permit, except that the scope of operations of the holder shall be limited to beer, but shall permit the storage of beer in any part of the state. Such permit shall also authorize the offering and tasting, on the premises of the permittee, of free samples of beer brewed on such premises and the selling at retail from the premises of sealed bottles or other sealed containers of such beer for consumption off the premises. The offering and tasting shall be limited to visitors who have attended a tour of the premises of the permittee. Such selling at retail from the premises of sealed bottles or other sealed containers shall comply with the provisions of subsection (d) of section 30-91 and shall permit not more than eight liters of beer to be sold to any person on any day on which such sale is authorized under the provisions of subsection (d) of section 30-91. The annual fee for a manufacturer permit for beer shall be one thousand dollars.

      (c) A manufacturer permit for cider not exceeding six per cent alcohol by volume and apple wine not exceeding fifteen per cent alcohol by volume shall allow (1) the manufacture, storage, bottling and wholesale distribution and sale at retail of such cider and apple wine to permittees and nonpermittees in this state as may be permitted by law; but no such permit shall be issued unless the place or the plan of the place of manufacture has received the approval of the department; and (2) the sale and shipment by the holder of such permit of such cider and such apple wine to persons outside the state and to consumers in this state in the same manner and subject to the same conditions as such sale and shipment is permitted for wine by a farm winery manufacturer permittee pursuant to subsection (e) of this section. The annual fee for a manufacturer permit for cider shall be two hundred dollars.

      (d) A manufacturer permit for apple brandy and eau-de-vie shall be in all respects the same as a manufacturer permit, except that the scope of operations of the holder shall be limited to apple brandy or eau-de-vie, or both. The annual fee for a manufacturer permit for apple brandy and eau-de-vie shall be four hundred dollars.

      (e) (1) A manufacturer permit for a farm winery shall be in all respects the same as a manufacturer permit, except that the scope of operations of the holder shall be limited to wine and brandies distilled from grape products or other fruit products, including grappa and eau-de-vie. As used in this section, "farm winery" means any place or premises, located on a farm in the state in which wine is manufactured and sold.

      (2) Such permit shall, at the single principal premises of the farm winery, authorize (A) the sale in bulk by the holder thereof from the premises where the products are manufactured pursuant to such permit; (B) as to a manufacturer who produces one hundred thousand gallons of wine or less per year, the sale and shipment by the holder thereof to a retailer of wine manufactured by the farm winery permittee in the original sealed containers of not more than fifteen gallons per container; (C) the sale and shipment by the holder thereof of wine manufactured by the farm winery permittee to persons outside the state; (D) the offering and tasting of free samples of such wine or brandy to visitors and prospective retail customers for consumption on the premises of the farm winery permittee; (E) the sale at retail from the premises of sealed bottles or other sealed containers of such wine or brandy for consumption off the premises; (F) the sale at retail from the premises of wine or brandy by the glass and bottle to visitors on the premises of the farm winery permittee for consumption on the premises; and (G) subject to the provisions of subdivision (3) of this subsection, the sale and delivery or shipment of wine manufactured by the permittee directly to a consumer in this state. Notwithstanding the provisions of subparagraphs (D), (E) and (F) of this subdivision, a town may, by ordinance or zoning regulation, prohibit any such offering, tasting or selling at retail at premises within such town for which a manufacturer permit for a farm winery has been issued.

      (3) A permittee, when selling and shipping wine directly to a consumer in this state, shall: (A) Ensure that the shipping labels on all containers of wine shipped directly to a consumer in this state conspicuously state the following: "CONTAINS ALCOHOL— SIGNATURE OF A PERSON AGE 21 OR OLDER REQUIRED FOR DELIVERY"; (B) obtain the signature of a person age twenty-one or older at the address prior to delivery, after requiring the signer to demonstrate that he or she is age twenty-one or older by providing a valid motor vehicle operator's license or a valid identity card described in section 1-1h; (C) not ship more than five gallons of wine in any two-month period to any person in this state; (D) pay, to the Department of Revenue Services, all sales taxes and alcoholic beverage taxes due under chapters 219 and 220 on sales of wine to consumers in this state, and file, with said department, all sales tax returns and alcoholic beverage tax returns relating to such sales; (E) report to the Department of Consumer Protection a separate and complete record of all sales and shipments to consumers in the state, on a ledger sheet or similar form which readily presents a chronological account of such permittee's dealings with each such consumer; (F) not ship to any address in the state where the sale of alcoholic liquor is prohibited by local option pursuant to section 30-9; and (G) hold an in-state transporter's permit pursuant to section 30-19f or make any such shipment through the use of a person who holds such an in-state transporter's permit.

      (4) No licensed farm winery may sell any such wine or brandy not manufactured by such winery, except a licensed farm winery may sell from the premises wine manufactured by another farm winery located in this state.

      (5) The farm winery permittee shall grow on the premises of the farm winery or on property under the same ownership and control of said permittee or leased by the backer of a farm winery permit or by said permittee within the farm winery's principal state an average crop of fruit equal to not less than twenty-five per cent of the fruit used in the manufacture of the farm winery permittee's wine. An average crop shall be defined each year as the average yield of the farm winery permittee's two largest annual crops out of the preceding five years, except that during the first seven years from the date of issuance of a farm winery permit, an average crop shall be defined as three tons of grapes for each acre of vineyard farmed by the farm winery permittee. In the event the farm winery consists of more than one property, the aggregate acreage of the farm winery shall not be less than five acres.

      (6) A holder of a manufacturer permit for a farm winery, when advertising or offering wine for direct shipment to a consumer in this state via the Internet or any other on-line computer network, shall clearly and conspicuously state such liquor permit number in its advertising.

      (7) A holder of a manufacturer permit for a farm winery may sell wine manufactured from such winery at a farmers' market, as defined in section 22-6r, that is operated as a nonprofit enterprise or association, provided such farmers' market invites such holder to sell wine at such farmers' market and such holder has a farmers' market wine sales permit issued by the Commissioner of Consumer Protection in accordance with the provisions of subsection (a) of section 30-37o.

      (8) The annual fee for a manufacturer permit for a farm winery shall be three hundred dollars.

      (f) A manufacturer permit for a brew pub shall allow: (1) The manufacture, storage and bottling of beer, (2) the retail sale of alcoholic liquor to be consumed on the premises with or without the sale of food, (3) the selling at retail from the premises of sealed bottles or other sealed containers of beer brewed on such premises for consumption off the premises, and (4) the sale of sealed bottles or other sealed containers of beer brewed on such premises to the holder of a wholesaler permit issued pursuant to subsection (b) of section 30-17, provided that the holder of a manufacturer permit for a brew pub produces at least five thousand gallons of beer on the premises annually. Such selling at retail from the premises of sealed bottles or other sealed containers shall comply with the provisions of subsection (d) of section 30-91 and shall permit not more than eight liters of beer to be sold to any person on any day on which such sale is authorized under the provisions of subsection (d) of section 30-91. The annual fee for a manufacturer permit for a brew pub shall be three hundred dollars.

      (1949 Rev., S. 4238; February, 1965, P.A. 180; 1967, P.A. 327, S. 1; P.A. 77-614, S. 165, 587, 610; P.A. 78-294, S. 3, 5; 78-303, S. 80, 85, 136; P.A. 80-482, S. 4, 170, 191, 345, 348; P.A. 87-141, S. 1, 2; P.A. 88-97; P.A. 89-181, S. 3, 6; P.A. 90-72, S. 3; P.A. 91-353, S. 1, 7; P.A. 93-139, S. 10; 93-266; P.A. 95-161, S. 1, 3; 95-195, S. 20, 83; P.A. 96-220, S. 1-3, 7; P.A. 98-236, S. 5, 6; P.A. 02-25, S. 1; June 30 Sp. Sess. P.A. 03-6, S. 146(d); P.A. 04-111, S. 1; 04-169, S. 17; 04-189, S. 1; P.A. 05-7, S. 1; 05-274, S. 1; P.A. 06-67, S. 1; P.A. 07-39, S. 1; 07-145, S. 1; 07-165, S. 2; P.A. 08-187, S. 1; P.A. 09-47, S. 1; June Sp. Sess. P.A. 09-3, S. 327; P.A. 11-164, S. 1.)

      History: 1965 act added provisions in Subdiv. (1) re application by holder of manufacturer's permit for out-of-state shipper's permit; 1967 act specified that such out-of-state shipper's permit is "to bring into any of its plants or warehouses in the state alcoholic liquors for reprocessing, repackaging, reshipment or sale ..." rather than "for the sale of alcoholic liquors to wholesaler permittees in this state not owned or controlled by said manufacturer"; P.A. 77-614 replaced liquor control commission with division of liquor control within the department of business regulation, except as later specified in P.A. 78-303, effective January 1, 1979; P.A. 78-294 added Subdiv. (5) re manufacturer's permits for farm wineries; P.A. 80-482 made division of liquor control an independent department and abolished the department of business regulation, overriding provision of same act which would have placed the division within the public safety department; P.A. 87-141 amended Subdiv. (5) by clarifying that a manufacturer permit does not authorize the offering and tasting of free samples of wine to visitors and prospective retail customers in towns which by ordinance prohibit such conduct, and eliminated the limitation on the number of finished gallons of wine a manufacturer may produce annually; P.A. 88-97 amended Subsec. (5) to provide that farm winery permits may be limited by local ordinance with respect to wine tastings and retail sales; P.A. 89-181 added Subsec. (6) concerning manufacturer permit for a brew pub; P.A. 90-72 allowed holders of a permit to sell alcoholic liquor in addition to beer; P.A. 91-353 amended Subdiv. (6) to require that the holder of a manufacturer permit for a brew pub must produce at least 5,000 gallons of beer on the premises annually; P.A. 93-139 added the annual fee for each manufacturer permit, defined "farm winery" in Subsec. (e) and made technical changes; P.A. 93-266 amended Subdiv. (5) expanding a manufacturer permit for a farm winery to allow the production of brandies from grape and other fruit products in addition to the production of wine; P.A. 95-161 amended Subsec. (b) to authorize the offering of beer to and tasting of beer by tour attendees and amended Subsec. (f) to authorize the retail sale of beer produced on the premises for off-premise consumption; P.A. 95-195 amended Subsec. (a) to substitute Department of Consumer Protection for Department of Liquor Control, effective July 1, 1995; P.A. 96-220 amended Subsec. (c) to permit the sale of apple wine not exceeding 15% alcohol by volume, amended Subsec. (e) to permit the selling at retail of wine by the glass and bottle for on-premise consumption and amended Subsec. (f) to delete the sunset on the retail sale of beer for off-premise consumption, effective June 4, 1996; P.A. 98-236 amended Subsec. (d) by adding provisions re eau-de-vie, effective June 8, 1998; P.A. 02-25 amended Subsec. (e) to allow farm winery to sell wine manufactured by another farm winery located in this state; June 30 Sp. Sess. P.A. 03-6 and P.A. 04-169 replaced Department of Consumer Protection with Department of Agriculture and Consumer Protection, effective July 1, 2004; P.A. 04-111 amended Subsec. (e) by decreasing the percentage of the average crop of fruit required to be produced within the state, for use in the manufacture of a farm winery permittee's wine, from 51% to 25%; P.A. 04-189 repealed Sec. 146 of June 30 Sp. Sess. P.A. 03-6, thereby reversing the merger of the Departments of Agriculture and Consumer Protection, effective June 1, 2004; P.A. 05-7 made a technical change in Subsec. (a) and amended Subsecs. (b) and (f) to include authorization to sell bottles or sealed containers at retail for off-premises consumption, effective April 19, 2005; P.A. 05-274 amended Subsec. (e) to establish Subdivs. (1) to (7) and authorize the sale and shipment of wine manufactured by the farm winery permittee to a retailer when a farm winery permittee produces 100,000 gallons of wine or less per year, the sale at retail from the premises of wine or brandy by the glass and bottle to visitors on the premises of the farm winery permittee and the sale and delivery or shipment of wine manufactured by the permittee directly to a consumer in this state, effective July 13, 2005; P.A. 06-67 amended Subsec. (e)(5) to add provision re production of fruit on premises of farm winery or on property adjacent to and under same ownership and control of permittee, effective May 19, 2006; P.A. 07-39 changed 60-day period to 2-month period in Subsec. (e)(3)(C); P.A. 07-145 and 07-165 both amended Subsec. (f) by designating existing items allowed under manufacturer permit for a brew pub as Subdivs. (1), (2) and (3) and adding Subdiv. (4) allowing sale of sealed bottles or containers of beer brewed on premises to wholesaler permittee, effective June 25, 2007; P.A. 08-187 amended Subsec. (e) to add "at the single principal premises of the farm winery" in Subdiv. (2) and, in Subdiv. (5), to change "produce" to "grow", to delete "adjacent to", to add "or leased by the backer of a farm winery permit", to authorize growing of fruit crop "within the farm winery's principal state" and to require that if farm winery consists of more than one property, aggregate acreage of the winery be not less than 5 acres, effective June 12, 2008; P.A. 09-47 amended Subsec. (c) by designating existing provisions re activities allowed by permit as Subdiv. (1) and adding Subdiv. (2) to allow sale and shipment of cider and apple wine in same manner and subject to same conditions as permitted for wine by a farm winery manufacturer permittee, effective May 20, 2009; June Sp. Sess. P.A. 09-3 increased fees; P.A. 11-164 amended Subsec. (e) by adding new Subdiv. (7) re sale of wine at farmers' markets and redesignating existing Subdiv. (7) as Subdiv. (8), effective July 1, 2011.

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      Sec. 30-20. Package store permit. Grocery store beer permit. (a) A package store permit shall allow the retail sale of alcoholic liquor not to be consumed on the premises, such sales to be made only in sealed bottles or other containers. The holder of a package store permit may, in accordance with regulations adopted by the Department of Consumer Protection pursuant to the provisions of chapter 54, offer free samples of alcoholic liquor for tasting on the premises, conduct demonstrations and conduct tastings or demonstrations provided by a permittee or backer of a package store for a nominal charge to charitable nonprofit organizations. Any offering, tasting or demonstration held on permit premises shall be conducted only during the hours a package store is permitted to sell alcoholic liquor under section 30-91. No store operating under a package store permit shall sell any commodity other than alcoholic liquor except that, notwithstanding any other provision of law, such store may sell (1) cigarettes, (2) publications, (3) bar utensils, which shall include, but need not be limited to, corkscrews, beverage strainers, stirrers or other similar items used to consume or related to the consumption of alcoholic liquor, (4) gift packages of alcoholic liquor shipped into the state by a manufacturer or out-of-state shipper, which may include a nonalcoholic item in the gift package that may be any item, except food or tobacco products, provided the dollar value of the nonalcoholic items does not exceed the dollar value of the alcoholic items of the package, (5) nonalcoholic beverages, (6) concentrates used in the preparation of mixed alcoholic beverages, (7) beer and wine-making kits and products related to beer and wine-making kits, (8) ice in any form, (9) articles of clothing imprinted with advertising related to the alcoholic liquor industry, (10) gift baskets or other containers of alcoholic liquor, (11) multiple packages of alcoholic liquors, as defined in subdivision (3) of section 30-1, provided in all such cases the minimum retail selling price for such alcoholic liquor shall apply, and (12) lottery tickets authorized by the Department of Consumer Protection, if licensed as an agent to sell such tickets by said department. A package store permit shall also allow the taking and transmitting of orders for delivery of such merchandise in other states. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a package store permit shall allow the participation in any lottery ticket promotion or giveaway sponsored by the Department of Consumer Protection. The annual fee for a package store permit shall be five hundred thirty-five dollars.

      (b) A grocery store beer permit may be granted to any grocery store and shall allow the retail sale of beer in standard size containers not to be consumed on the premises. A holder of a grocery store beer permit shall post in a prominent location adjacent to the beer display, the retail price for each brand of beer and said retail price shall include all applicable federal and state taxes including the applicable state sales taxes. The annual fee for a grocery store beer permit shall be one hundred seventy dollars.

      (c) "Grocery store" means any store commonly known as a supermarket, food store, grocery store or delicatessen, primarily engaged in the retail sale of all sorts of canned goods and dry goods such as tea, coffee, spices, sugar and flour, either packaged or in bulk, with or without fresh fruits and vegetables, and with or without fresh, smoked and prepared meats, fish and poultry, except that no store primarily engaged in the retail sale of seafood, fruits and vegetables, candy, nuts and confectioneries, dairy products, bakery products or eggs and poultry shall be included in the definition of "grocery store".

      (1949 Rev., S. 4242; 1951, S. 2157d; 1963, P.A. 274, S. 2; 485; February, 1965, P.A. 479; 1967, P.A. 230, S. 1; 347, S. 1; 1969, P.A. 294; 1971, P.A. 747, S. 2; 1972, P.A. 41, S. 1; P.A. 73-300; P.A. 75-259, S. 2, 8; 75-641, S. 4; P.A. 78-49; P.A. 79-404, S. 39, 45; P.A. 80-482, S. 342, 343, 345, 348; P.A. 81-367, S. 3, 9; P.A. 82-332, S. 2, 13; P.A. 84-78; 84-350, S. 1; P.A. 87-69, S. 1, 2; P.A. 90-32; P.A. 91-353, S. 2, 7; P.A. 93-52; 93-139, S. 14; P.A. 95-115, S. 1; 95-195, S. 23, 83; P.A. 96-7, S. 4, 5; P.A. 00-24; June 30 Sp. Sess. P.A. 03-6, S. 146(d); P.A. 04-169, S. 17; 04-189, S. 1; June Sp. Sess. P.A. 09-3, S. 334; P.A. 11-51, S. 182; 11-81, S. 6.)

      History: 1963 acts reworded Subsec. (c) substituting "grocery store as defined in subdivision (21) of section 30-1" for "store which is chiefly engaged in the sale of groceries" and specified that sale of "gift baskets or other containers of alcoholic liquor" is allowed in Subsec. (a); 1965 act substituted "alcoholic liquor and nonalcoholic beverages" for "alcoholic and nonalcoholic liquor" in Subsec. (a); 1967 acts specified that sale of concentrates used in mixed drinks and ice is allowed and that taking and transmitting of orders for delivery of merchandise in other states is allowed under package store permit in Subsec. (a); 1969 act permitted sale of multiple packages of still and sparkling wines in Subsec. (a); 1971 act changed wording in Subsec. (a) for clarity; 1972 act permitted sale of lottery tickets by stores operating under package store permits in Subsec. (a); P.A. 73-300 required posting of beer prices in Subsec. (c); P.A. 75-259 added references to containers sized by milliliters in Subsec. (a); P.A. 75-641 deleted reference to "subdivision (2)" of Sec. 30-1 in Subsec. (c); P.A. 78-49 added provision authorizing sale of cigarettes, bar utensils and gift packages in Subsec. (a); P.A. 79-404 replaced reference to state lottery division of commission on special revenue with reference to division of special revenue within the department of business regulation in Subsec. (a); P.A. 80-482 placed division of special revenue within the department of revenue services for administrative purposes only, deleting reference to abolished department of business regulation; P.A. 81-367 deleted Subsec. (b) re package store beer permit and relettered Subsec. (c) accordingly; P.A. 82-332 eliminated minimum container sizes; P.A. 84-78 allowed package stores to sell publications; P.A. 84-350 amended Subsec. (a) by allowing holders of package store permits to offer free samples of wine, cordials and new products, and to conduct demonstrations and tastings; P.A. 87-69 amended Subsec. (a) by removing the time limitation on conducting tastings and certain demonstrations; P.A. 90-32 amended section to allow holders of permits to sell articles of clothing with advertising related to alcohol; P.A. 91-353 amended Subsec. (a) to authorize package store permittees to offer free samples of beer brewed in this state by a holder of a manufacturer permit as defined in Sec. 30-16; P.A. 93-52 amended Subsec. (a) to substitute reference to sales of multiple packages of alcoholic liquors as defined in Sec. 30-1 for sales of multiple packages of still and sparkling wines; P.A. 93-139 made technical changes, added the annual fee for a package store permit and grocery store beer permit and added Subsec. (c) defining "grocery store"; P.A. 95-115 amended Subsec. (a) to permit the sale of beer and wine-making kits and products related to such kits, inserted revised Subdiv. indicators, and added provision authorizing holders of package store permits to participate in lottery ticket promotions and giveaways; P.A. 95-195 amended Subsec. (a) to substitute Department of Consumer Protection for Department of Liquor Control, effective July 1, 1995; P.A. 96-7 amended Subsec. (a) to broaden range of samples package store permit holders may offer, substituting "alcoholic liquor" for specified types of beverages, effective April 2, 1996; P.A. 00-24 amended Subsec. (a)(4) to allow gift packages to contain certain nonalcoholic items; June 30 Sp. Sess. P.A. 03-6 and P.A. 04-169 replaced Department of Consumer Protection with Department of Agriculture and Consumer Protection, effective July 1, 2004; P.A. 04-189 repealed Sec. 146 of June 30 Sp. Sess. P.A. 03-6, thereby reversing the merger of the Departments of Agriculture and Consumer Protection, effective June 1, 2004; June Sp. Sess. P.A. 09-3 increased fee in Subsec. (a) from $400 to $500 and increased fee in Subsec. (b) from $80 to $160; pursuant to P.A. 11-51, "Division of Special Revenue" and "division" were changed editorially by the Revisors to "Department of Consumer Protection" and "department", respectively, in Subsec. (a), effective July 1, 2011; P.A. 11-81 amended Subsec. (a) by increasing annual package store permit fee from $500 to $535 and deleting "plus the sum required by section 30-66" and amended Subsec. (b) by increasing annual grocery store beer permit fee from $160 to $170 and deleting "plus the sum required by section 30-66".

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      Sec. 30-36. Druggist permit. A druggist permit may be issued by the Department of Consumer Protection to a drug store proprietor. No druggist permit shall be issued covering a new drug store or a new location for an old drug store until the Commission of Pharmacy is satisfied that a drug store at such location is necessary to the convenience and best interest of the public. A druggist permit (1) shall allow the use of alcoholic liquors for the compounding of prescriptions of physicians, advanced practice registered nurses, physician assistants and dentists and for the manufacturing of all United States Pharmacopoeia and National Formulary preparations and all other medicinal preparations, (2) shall allow the retail sale of alcoholic liquor in containers of not less than eight ounces or one hundred eighty-seven and one-half milliliters and not more than one quart or one liter capacity except that beer may be sold in containers of not more than forty ounces or twelve hundred milliliters capacity, to any person, and (3) shall forbid the drinking of such alcoholic liquor on the premises of any drug store. Such permittee shall keep all alcoholic liquors in compartments, which compartments shall be securely locked except during those hours when the sale of alcoholic liquor is permitted by law. The holder of a druggist permit shall not display any alcoholic liquors or containers, marked or labeled or in any other way suggesting the contents of intoxicating liquors, in the windows of the permit premises. The Commission of Pharmacy shall revoke or suspend the pharmacy license of any pharmacist upon whose premises any violation of any provision of this section occurs. The annual fee for a druggist permit shall be five hundred thirty-five dollars.

      (1949 Rev., S. 4257; March, 1958, P.A. 27, S. 21; 1967, P.A. 109, S. 8; P.A. 75-259, S. 4, 8; P.A. 77-614, S. 165, 610; P.A. 78-303, S. 80, 85, 136; P.A. 80-482, S. 4, 170, 191, 345, 348; P.A. 81-367, S. 4, 9; P.A. 82-332, S. 8, 13; P.A. 84-478, S. 3, 5; P.A. 93-139, S. 38; P.A. 95-195, S. 40, 83; P.A. 96-19, S. 4; June 30 Sp. Sess. P.A. 03-6, S. 146(d); P.A. 04-169, S. 17; 04-189, S. 1; June Sp. Sess. P.A. 09-3, S. 356; P.A. 11-81, S. 7.)

      History: 1967 act allowed compounding of dentist's prescriptions under druggist's permit; P.A. 75-259 added references to milliliter and liters as measurements of container size; P.A. 77-614 and P.A. 78-303 replaced liquor control commission with division of liquor control within the department of business regulation, effective January 1, 1979; P.A. 80-482 made division of liquor control an independent department and abolished the department of business regulation, overriding provision of same act which would have placed the division within the public safety department; P.A. 81-367 eliminated provisions re druggist permit for beer only as of May 29, 1981; P.A. 82-332 eliminated requirement that applicant have certificate of fitness issued by pharmacy commission; P.A. 84-478 allowed holders of a druggist permit to sell beer in containers of not more than 40 ounces or 1,200 milliliters capacity; P.A. 93-139 made technical changes and added the annual fee for a druggist permit; P.A. 95-195 substituted Department of Consumer Protection for Department of Liquor Control, effective July 1, 1995; P.A. 96-19 expanded reference to prescriptions by physicians and dentists to include advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants; June 30 Sp. Sess. P.A. 03-6 and P.A. 04-169 replaced Department of Consumer Protection with Department of Agriculture and Consumer Protection, effective July 1, 2004; P.A. 04-189 repealed Sec. 146 of June 30 Sp. Sess. P.A. 03-6, thereby reversing the merger of the Departments of Agriculture and Consumer Protection, effective June 1, 2004; June Sp. Sess. P.A. 09-3 increased fee from $400 to $500; P.A. 11-81 increased the annual druggist permit fee from $500 to $535 and deleted "plus the sum required by section 30-66".

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      Sec. 30-37l. Wine festival permit. (a) A wine festival permit shall allow the holder of a manufacturer permit for a farm winery, issued pursuant to section 30-16, to participate in a wine festival organized and sponsored by an association that promotes the manufacturing and selling of farm wine in this state or such association's not-for-profit subsidiary. Such association or such association's not-for-profit subsidiary shall not organize and sponsor more than two such wine festivals in any calendar year. The Commissioner of Consumer Protection shall allow only two such wine festivals in any calendar year, regardless of the number of such farm winery permittees or such organizing and sponsoring associations or not-for-profit subsidiaries participating in such wine festivals.

      (b) A wine festival permit shall authorize: (1) The sale and shipment of wine manufactured by the farm winery permittee and sold at such wine festival to persons outside the state; (2) the offering and tasting of free samples of wine to visitors and prospective retail customers for consumption on the grounds of the wine festival; (3) the sale at retail of sealed bottles or other sealed containers of wine for consumption off the grounds of the wine festival; and (4) the sale at retail of wine by the glass or receptacle, provided the glass or receptacle is embossed or otherwise permanently labeled with the name and date of the wine festival.

      (c) No farm winery permittee may sell, offer or give to any person or entity wine not manufactured by such farm winery.

      (d) Only two wine festival permits may be issued per calendar year pursuant to this section by the Commissioner of Consumer Protection to each holder of a manufacturer permit for a farm winery. A wine festival permit shall not be effective for more than three consecutive days per calendar year. The fee for a wine festival permit shall be seventy-five dollars.

      (P.A. 09-47, S. 3; Oct. Sp. Sess. P.A. 11-1, S. 16.)

      History: P.A. 09-47 effective May 20, 2009; Oct. Sp. Sess. P.A. 11-1 amended Subsecs. (a) and (d) to change number of authorized wine festivals under permit from 1 to 2 and make technical changes, effective October 27, 2011.

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      Sec. 30-37o. Farmers' market wine sales permit. Municipal prohibition of sale of wine by permittee. (a) The Commissioner of Consumer Protection shall issue a farmers' market wine sales permit to a holder of a manufacturer permit for a farm winery upon submission of proof to the commissioner that such holder is in compliance with the requirements of subsection (e) of section 30-16. Such permit shall authorize the sale of wine manufactured from such farm winery during an unlimited number of appearances at a farmers' market at not more than three farmers' market locations per year provided such holder: (1) Has an invitation from such farmers' market to sell wine at such farmers' market, (2) only sells wine by the bottle at such farmers' markets, and (3) is present, or has an authorized representative present, at the time of sale of any such bottle of wine from such farm winery at such farmers' market. Any such farmers' market wine sales permit shall be valid for a period of one year from the date of issuance. The annual fee for a farmers' market wine sales permit shall be two hundred fifty dollars. There shall be a one-hundred-dollar, nonrefundable filing fee for any such permit.

      (b) Any town or municipality may, by ordinance or zoning regulation, prohibit the sale of wine by the holder of a farmers' market wine sales permit at a farmers' market held in such town or municipality.

      (P.A. 11-164, S. 2, 3.)

      History: P.A. 11-164 effective July 1, 2011.

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      Sec. 30-37p. Gift basket retailer permit. (a) A gift basket retailer permit shall allow the retail sale of wine included in a gift basket sold at retail by the permit holder. Such wine shall not be consumed on the premises. Such permit holder shall be located in this state and such wine shall only be purchased by such permit holder from the holder of a package store permit issued pursuant to section 30-20 or the holder of a manufacturer permit for a farm winery issued pursuant to subsection (e) of section 30-16.

      (b) The holder of a gift basket retailer permit may sell gift baskets which may include (1) a maximum of four bottles of wine per basket, (2) food items, (3) nonalcoholic beverages, (4) concentrates used in the preparation of mixed alcoholic beverages, (5) wine-making kits and products related to wine-making kits, (6) ice in any form, (7) articles of clothing imprinted with advertising related to the alcoholic liquor industry or the permittee's gift basket business, (8) flowers, plants and garden-related items, (9) drinking glasses, bottle opening devices and literature related to wine, or (10) gift certificates. The sale of such gift baskets shall only take place during the times permitted for the sale of alcoholic liquor in places operating under package store permits pursuant to section 30-91. The holder of a gift basket retailer permit shall not sell such gift baskets on premises operating under any other permit issued pursuant to this title. Nothing in this section shall prohibit the holder of a package store permit issued pursuant to section 30-20 from selling any item permitted for sale by such permittee pursuant to said section.

      (c) The annual fee for a gift basket retailer permit shall be two hundred dollars.

      (P.A. 11-250, S. 1.)

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      Sec. 30-37q. Sale, delivery or shipment of gift baskets containing wine. Requirements. Audit. Advertising. Regulations. (a) A gift basket retailer permit issued in accordance with section 30-37p shall allow the sale and delivery or shipment of gift baskets containing wine directly to a consumer in this state, subject to the provisions of section 30-37p and this section, or to a consumer outside of this state, subject to all applicable laws of the jurisdiction in which such consumer outside of this state is located. Such permittee, when selling and shipping gift baskets containing wine directly to a consumer in this state, shall: (1) Ensure that the shipping labels on all gift baskets containing wine shipped directly to a consumer in this state conspicuously state the following: "CONTAINS ALCOHOL—SIGNATURE OF A PERSON AGE 21 OR OLDER REQUIRED FOR DELIVERY"; (2) obtain the signature of a person age twenty-one or older at the address prior to delivery, after requiring the signer to demonstrate that he or she is age twenty-one or older by providing a valid motor vehicle operator's license or a valid identity card described in section 1-1h; (3) obtain a seller's permit pursuant to chapter 219 and pay to the Department of Revenue Services all sales taxes as required under said chapter 219 on sales of gift baskets; (4) report to the Department of Consumer Protection a separate and complete record of all sales and shipments to consumers in the state, on a ledger sheet or similar form which readily presents a chronological account of such permittee's dealings with each such consumer; (5) permit the Department of Consumer Protection and the Department of Revenue Services, separately or jointly, to perform an audit of the permittee's records upon request; and (6) not ship to any address in the state where the sale of alcoholic liquor is prohibited by local option pursuant to section 30-9.

      (b) A holder of a gift basket retailer permit, when advertising or offering wine for direct shipment to a consumer in this or another state via the Internet or any other on-line computer network, shall clearly and conspicuously state its gift basket retailer permit number in its advertising.

      (c) The Department of Consumer Protection, in consultation with the Department of Revenue Services, may adopt regulations, in accordance with the provisions of chapter 54, to assure compliance with the provisions of subsection (a) of this section.

      (P.A. 11-250, S. 2.)

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      Sec. 30-39. Applications for permits, renewals. Fees. Publication, remonstrance, hearing. (a) For the purposes of this section, the "filing date" of an application means the date upon which the department, after approving the application for processing, mails or otherwise delivers to the applicant a placard containing such date.

      (b) (1) Any person desiring a liquor permit or a renewal of such a permit shall make a sworn application therefor to the Department of Consumer Protection upon forms to be furnished by the department, showing the name and address of the applicant and of the applicant's backer, if any, the location of the club or place of business which is to be operated under such permit and a financial statement setting forth all elements and details of any business transactions connected with the application. Such application shall include a detailed description of the type of live entertainment that is to be provided. A club or place of business shall be exempt from providing such detailed description if the club or place of business (A) was issued a liquor permit prior to October 1, 1993, and (B) has not altered the type of entertainment provided. The application shall also indicate any crimes of which the applicant or the applicant's backer may have been convicted. Applicants shall submit documents sufficient to establish that state and local building, fire and zoning requirements and local ordinances concerning hours and days of sale will be met, except that local building and zoning requirements and local ordinances concerning hours and days of sale shall not apply to any class of airport permit. The State Fire Marshal or the marshal's certified designee shall be responsible for approving compliance with the State Fire Code at Bradley International Airport. Any person desiring a permit provided for in section 30-33b shall file a copy of such person's license with such application if such license was issued by the Gaming Policy Board. The department may, at its discretion, conduct an investigation to determine whether a permit shall be issued to an applicant.

      (2) The applicant shall pay to the department a nonrefundable application fee, which fee shall be in addition to the fees prescribed in this chapter for the permit sought. An application fee shall not be charged for an application to renew a permit. The application fee shall be in the amount of ten dollars for the filing of each application for a permit by a charitable organization, including a nonprofit public television corporation, a nonprofit golf tournament permit, a temporary permit or a special club permit; and for all other permits in the amount of one hundred dollars for the filing of an initial application. Any permit issued shall be valid only for the purposes and activities described in the application.

      (3) The applicant, immediately after filing an application, shall give notice thereof, with the name and residence of the permittee, the type of permit applied for and the location of the place of business for which such permit is to be issued and the type of live entertainment to be provided, all in a form prescribed by the department, by publishing the same in a newspaper having a circulation in the town in which the place of business to be operated under such permit is to be located, at least once a week for two successive weeks, the first publication to be not more than seven days after the filing date of the application and the last publication not more than fourteen days after the filing date of the application. The applicant shall affix, and maintain in a legible condition upon the outer door of the building wherein such place of business is to be located and clearly visible from the public highway, the placard provided by the department, not later than the day following the receipt of the placard by the applicant. If such outer door of such premises is so far from the public highway that such placard is not clearly visible as provided, the department shall direct a suitable method to notify the public of such application. When an application is filed for any type of permit for a building that has not been constructed, such applicant shall erect and maintain in a legible condition a sign not less than six feet by four feet upon the site where such place of business is to be located, instead of such placard upon the outer door of the building. The sign shall set forth the type of permit applied for and the name of the proposed permittee, shall be clearly visible from the public highway and shall be so erected not later than the day following the receipt of the placard. Such applicant shall make a return to the department, under oath, of compliance with the foregoing requirements, in such form as the department may determine, but the department may require any additional proof of such compliance. Upon receipt of evidence of such compliance, the department may hold a hearing as to the suitability of the proposed location. The provisions of this subdivision shall not apply to applications for airline permits, charitable organization permits, temporary permits, special club permits, concession permits, military permits, railroad permits, boat permits, warehouse permits, brokers' permits, out-of-state shippers' permits for alcoholic liquor and out-of-state shippers' permits for beer, coliseum permits, coliseum concession permits, special sporting facility restaurant permits, special sporting facility employee recreational permits, special sporting facility guest permits, special sporting facility concession permits, special sporting facility bar permits, nonprofit golf tournament permits, nonprofit public television permits and renewals. The provisions of this subdivision regarding publication and placard display shall also be required of any applicant who seeks to amend the type of entertainment upon filing of a renewal application.

      (4) In any case in which a permit has been issued to a partnership, if one or more of the partners dies or retires, the remaining partner or partners need not file a new application for the unexpired portion of the current permit, and no additional fee for such unexpired portion shall be required. Notice of any such change shall be given to the department and the permit shall be endorsed to show correct ownership. When any partnership changes by reason of the addition of one or more persons, a new application with new fees shall be required.

      (c) Any ten persons who are at least eighteen years of age, and are residents of the town within which the business for which the permit or renewal thereof has been applied for, is intended to be operated, or, in the case of a manufacturer's or a wholesaler's permit, any ten persons who are at least eighteen years of age and are residents of the state, may file with the department, within three weeks from the last date of publication of notice made pursuant to subdivision (3) of subsection (b) of this section for an initial permit, and in the case of renewal of an existing permit, at least twenty-one days before the renewal date of such permit, a remonstrance containing any objection to the suitability of such applicant or proposed place of business. Upon the filing of such remonstrance, the department, upon written application, shall hold a hearing and shall give such notice as it deems reasonable of the time and place at least five days before such hearing is had. The remonstrants shall designate one or more agents for service, who shall serve as the recipient or recipients of all notices issued by the department. At any time prior to the issuance of a decision by the department, a remonstrance may be withdrawn by the remonstrants or by such agent or agents acting on behalf of such remonstrants and the department may cancel the hearing or withdraw the case. The decision of the department on such application shall be final with respect to the remonstrance.

      (d) No new permit shall be issued until the foregoing provisions of subsections (a) and (b) of this section have been complied with. Six months' or seasonal permits may be renewed, provided the renewal application and fee shall be filed at least twenty-one days before the reopening of the business, there is no change in the permittee, ownership or type of permit, and the permittee or backer did not receive a rebate of the permit fee with respect to the permit issued for the previous year.

      (e) The department may renew a permit that has expired if the applicant pays to the department a nonrefundable late fee pursuant to subsection (c) of section 21a-4, which fee shall be in addition to the fees prescribed in this chapter for the permit applied for. The provisions of this subsection shall not apply to one-day permits, to any permit which is the subject of administrative or court proceedings, or where otherwise provided by law.

      (1949 Rev., S. 4259; 1949, 1951, 1955, S. 2161d; 1961, P.A. 302; 1971, P.A. 206; P.A. 73-7; 73-543, S. 7, 14; 73-584; P.A. 74-10, S. 1, 2; 74-307, S. 6; P.A. 75-641, S. 10; 75-642, S. 3; P.A. 76-370, S. 3; P.A. 77-114, S. 1; 77-412; 77-614, S. 165, 587, 610; P.A. 78-303, S. 80, 85, 136; P.A. 79-404, S. 40, 45; P.A. 80-482, S. 4, 170, 191, 342, 343, 345, 348; P.A. 82-332, S. 4, 13; P.A. 83-152, S. 4; 83-514; P.A. 84-494, S. 5, 11; P.A. 85-380, S. 7, 12; P.A. 93-56; 93-83, S. 1; 93-139, S. 48; P.A. 95-29, S. 1-3; 95-195, S. 45, 83; P.A. 99-194, S. 24; P.A. 03-235, S. 1; June 30 Sp. Sess. P.A. 03-6, S. 146(d); P.A. 04-169, S. 17; 04-189, S. 1; P.A. 05-59, S. 1; P.A. 06-94, S. 2; P.A. 11-51, S. 202.)

      History: 1961 act provided procedure where permit is requested for building not yet constructed and excepted special club permits from notice requirement; 1971 act made hearings mandatory rather than discretionary; P.A. 73-7 required that sign denoting application for permit be erected not later than the day following receipt of placard rather than not later than the day following the date of application, deleted requirement that hearing be held in the town where the business is to be located and allowed renewal of six months' or seasonal permits if permittee or backer did not receive a fee rebate for the permit issued for the previous year; P.A. 73-543 included airline permits in exception to provision requiring publication of notice of application; P.A. 73-584 required that applicant pay nonrefundable application fee for initial applications and applications to permanently substitute the identity of the permittee; P.A. 74-10 divided section into Subsecs. and exempted charitable organization permits and temporary permits from provision requiring payment of nonrefundable application fee; P.A. 74-307 divided Subsec. (a) into Subdivs. (1) and (2), required that person seeking permits under Sec. 30-33b file a copy of his license with the application, moved exemptions from notice requirements to end of Subsec. (a) and added exemptions for coliseum permits, coliseum concession permits, special sporting facility restaurant, employee recreational, guest, concession and bar permits; P.A. 75-641 added Subsec. (a)(3) re fees when permit is issued to a partnership; P.A. 75-642 required that initial and renewal permits for on-premise consumption require that applicant supply names of bartender employees in Subsec. (a)(1) and made failure to supply names a ground for revocation of permit in Subsec. (c); P.A. 76-370 removed exception for charitable organization or temporary permit application in provision requiring payment of nonrefundable fees under Subsec. (a)(1) and imposed a $10 fee for such permits; P.A. 77-114 deleted provision requiring payment of $30 fee for application to permanently substitute the identity of the permittee in Subsec. (a)(1); P.A. 77-412 made $10 application fee in Subsec. (a)(1) applicable to special club permits; P.A. 77-614 and P.A. 78-303 replaced liquor control commission with division of liquor control within the department of business regulation, effective January 1, 1979; P.A. 79-404 allowed alternative filing of copy of license issued by division of special revenue within the department of business regulation (formerly commission on special revenue) or gaming policy board with application for permit under Sec. 30-33b in Subsec. (a)(1); P.A. 80-482 made division of liquor control an independent department and abolished the department of business regulation, overriding provision of same act which would have placed the division within the public safety department and placed division of special revenue within the department of revenue services for administrative purposes following the abolition of business regulation department; P.A. 82-332 eliminated citizenship requirement and requirement that bartender's names be furnished to department, added requirement that statements be submitted relating to finances, convictions of crimes and compliance with local ordinances and provided that investigations are to be made at the discretion of the department; P.A. 83-152 amended Subdiv. (a)(1) by requiring that nonprofit public television corporations pay a $10 fee for an application; P.A. 83-514 added Subsec. (d) which allows the department to review a permit which has expired upon payment of a nonrefundable fee of $100; P.A. 84-494 amended Subsec. (a)(1) by exempting any class of airport permit from the provisions of local building and zoning requirements concerning hours and days of sale and by requiring the state fire marshal to approve compliance with the state fire code at Bradley International Airport; P.A. 85-380 amended Subsec. (a)(1) by adding nonprofit golf tournament permits to the number of charitable permits with a fee of $10; P.A. 93-56 required applicants for liquor permits, after October 1, 1993, to submit a detailed description of any live entertainment to be provided; P.A. 93-83 made technical changes, inserted new Subsec. (a) defining "filing date", relettering remaining Subsecs. accordingly, and in Subsec. (c) specified the time period for residents to file a remonstrance in cases involving initial permits and permit renewals; P.A. 93-139 made technical changes; P.A. 95-29 amended Subsec. (b)(3) to include nonprofit golf tournament and nonprofit public television permits in the list of exempted permits and amended Subsec. (c) to require remonstrants to designate agents for service, effective May 16, 1995; P.A. 95-195 amended Subsec. (b)(1) to substitute Department of Consumer Protection for Department of Liquor Control, effective July 1, 1995; P.A. 99-194 amended Subsec. (e) to change amount of nonrefundable late fee from $100 to the fee pursuant to Sec. 21a-4(c), that is the greater of 10% of renewal fee or $10; P.A. 03-235 amended Subsec. (b) by making technical changes for the purpose of gender neutrality in Subdiv. (1) and adding provision in Subdiv. (3) re applicability of publication and placard display requirements to renewal applications involving amendment of entertainment type; June 30 Sp. Sess. P.A. 03-6 and P.A. 04-169 replaced Department of Consumer Protection with Department of Agriculture and Consumer Protection, effective July 1, 2004; P.A. 04-189 repealed Sec. 146 of June 30 Sp. Sess. P.A. 03-6, thereby reversing the merger of the Departments of Agriculture and Consumer Protection, effective June 1, 2004; P.A. 05-59 amended Subsec. (c) to change the deadline for the filing of a remonstrance from within three weeks from the filing date of the application to within three weeks from the last date of publication of notice, effective June 2, 2005; P.A. 06-94 amended Subsec. (c) by specifying that persons who are at least 18 years of age and are residents may file remonstrance, by making a technical change and by adding provision re withdrawal of remonstrance; P.A. 11-51 amended Subsec. (b)(1) by deleting "from the Division of Special Revenue or the Gaming Policy Board" and adding "if such license was issued by the Gaming Policy Board", effective July 1, 2011.

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      Sec. 30-48. Limitations of permits; exceptions. Loans. Period of credit. Resolution of credit disputes. (a) No backer or permittee of one permit class shall be a backer or permittee of any other permit class except in the case of any class of airport, railroad, airline and boat permits, and except that: (1) A backer of a hotel or restaurant permit may be a backer of both such classes; (2) a holder or backer of a manufacturer permit for a brew pub, a restaurant permit or a cafe permit may be a holder or backer of any other or all of such classes; (3) a holder or backer of a restaurant permit may be a holder or backer of a bowling establishment permit; (4) a backer of a restaurant permit may be a backer of a coliseum permit or a coliseum concession permit, or both, when such restaurant is within a coliseum; (5) a backer of a hotel permit may be a backer of a coliseum permit or a coliseum concession permit, or both; (6) a backer of a coliseum permit may be a backer of a coliseum concession permit; (7) a backer of a coliseum concession permit may be a backer of a coliseum permit; (8) a backer of a grocery store beer permit may be a backer of a package store permit if such was the case on or before May 1, 1996; (9) a backer of a university permit may be a backer of a nonprofit theater permit; (10) subject to the discretion of the department, a backer of a permit provided for in section 30-33b, may be a backer of any other retail on-premise consumption permit, including those permits provided for in section 30-33b; (11) a backer of a nonprofit theater permit may be a holder or backer of a hotel permit; (12) a holder or backer of a restaurant permit may be a holder or backer of a special outing facility permit; (13) a backer of a concession permit may be a backer of a coliseum permit or a coliseum concession permit, or both; (14) a holder of an out-of-state winery shipper's permit for wine may be a holder of an in-state transporter's permit or an out-of-state entity wine festival permit issued pursuant to section 30-37m, or of both such permits; (15) a holder of an out-of-state shipper's permit for alcoholic liquor other than beer may be a holder of an in-state transporter's permit; and (16) a holder of a manufacturer's permit for a farm winery may be a holder of an in-state transporter's permit, a wine festival permit issued pursuant to section 30-37l, a farmers' market wine sales permit issued pursuant to subsection (a) of section 30-37o or of any combination of such permits. Any person may be a permittee of more than one permit. A person may be a permittee under a permit provided for in section 30-33b and a backer of any other retail on-premise consumption permit, including those permits provided for in section 30-33b. The operator of a racing or jai alai exhibition with pari-mutuel betting licensed by the Gaming Policy Board may be a backer of any permit provided for in section 30-33b. No holder of a manufacturer permit for a brew pub and no spouse or child of such holder may be a holder or backer of more than three restaurant permits or cafe permits.

      (b) No permittee or backer thereof and no employee or agent of such permittee or backer shall borrow money or receive credit in any form for a period in excess of thirty days, directly or indirectly, from any manufacturer permittee, or backer thereof, or from any wholesaler permittee, or backer thereof, of alcoholic liquor or from any member of the family of such manufacturer permittee or backer thereof or from any stockholder in a corporation manufacturing or wholesaling such liquor, and no manufacturer permittee or backer thereof or wholesaler permittee or backer thereof or member of the family of either of such permittees or of any such backer, and no stockholder of a corporation manufacturing or wholesaling such liquor shall lend money or otherwise extend credit, directly or indirectly, to any such permittee or backer thereof or to the employee or agent of any such permittee or backer. A wholesaler permittee or backer, or a manufacturer permittee or backer, that has not received payment in full from a retailer permittee or backer within thirty days after the date such credit was extended to such retailer or backer or to an employee or agent of any such retailer or backer, shall give a written notice of obligation to such retailer within the five days following the expiration of the thirty-day period of credit. The notice of obligation shall state: The amount due; the date credit was extended; the date the thirty-day period ended, and that the retailer is in violation of this section. A retailer who disputes the accuracy of the "notice of obligation" shall, within the ten days following the expiration of the thirty-day period of credit, give a written response to notice of obligation to the department and give a copy to the wholesaler or manufacturer who sent the notice. The response shall state the retailer's basis for dispute and the amount, if any, admitted to be owed for more than thirty days; the copy forwarded to the wholesaler or manufacturer shall be accompanied by the amount admitted to be due, if any, and such payment shall be made and received without prejudice to the rights of either party in any civil action. Upon receipt of the retailer's response, the chairman of the commission or such chairman's designee shall conduct an informal hearing with the parties being given equal opportunity to appear and be heard. If the chairman or such chairman's designee determines that the notice of obligation is accurate, the department shall forthwith issue an order directing the wholesaler or manufacturer to promptly give all manufacturers and wholesalers engaged in the business of selling alcoholic liquor to retailers in this state, a "notice of delinquency". The notice of delinquency shall identify the delinquent retailer, and state the amount due and the date of the expiration of the thirty-day credit period. No wholesaler or manufacturer receiving a notice of delinquency shall extend credit by the sale of alcoholic liquor or otherwise to such delinquent retailer until after the manufacturer or wholesaler has received a "notice of satisfaction" from the sender of the notice of delinquency. If the chairman or such chairman's designee determines that the notice of obligation is inaccurate, the department shall forthwith issue an order prohibiting a notice of delinquency. The party for whom the determination by the chairman or such chairman's designee was adverse, shall promptly pay to the department a part of the cost of the proceedings as determined by the chairman or such chairman's designee, which shall not be less than fifty dollars. The department may suspend or revoke the permit of any permittee who, in bad faith, gives an incorrect notice of obligation, an incorrect response to notice of obligation, or an unauthorized notice of delinquency. If the department does not receive a response to the notice of obligation within such ten-day period, the delinquency shall be deemed to be admitted and the wholesaler or manufacturer who sent the notice of obligation shall, within the three days following the expiration of such ten-day period, give a notice of delinquency to the department and to all wholesalers and manufacturers engaged in the business of selling alcoholic liquor to retailers in this state. A notice of delinquency identifying a retailer who does not file a response within such ten-day period shall have the same effect as a notice of delinquency given by order of the chairman or such chairman's designee. A wholesaler permittee or manufacturer permittee that has given a notice of delinquency and that receives full payment for the credit extended, shall, within three days after the date of full payment, give a notice of satisfaction to the department and to all wholesalers and manufacturers to whom a notice of delinquency was sent. The prohibition against extension of credit to such retailer shall be void upon such full payment. The department may revoke or suspend any permit for a violation of this section. An appeal from an order of revocation or suspension issued in accordance with this section may be taken in accordance with section 30-60.

      (c) If there is a proposed change or change in ownership of a retail permit premises, no application for a permit shall be approved until the applicant files with the department an affidavit executed by the seller of the retail permit premises stating that all obligations of the predecessor permittee for the purchase of alcoholic liquor at such permit premises have been paid or that such applicant did not receive direct or indirect consideration from the predecessor permittee. If a wholesaler permittee alleges the applicant received direct or indirect consideration from the predecessor permittee or that there remain outstanding liquor obligations, such wholesaler permittee may file with the department an affidavit, along with supporting documentation to establish receipt of such consideration or outstanding liquor obligations. The Commissioner of Consumer Protection, in the commissioner's sole discretion, shall determine whether a hearing is warranted on such allegations. The commissioner may waive the requirement of such seller's affidavit upon finding that (1) the predecessor permittee abandoned the premises prior to the filing of the application, and (2) such permittee did not receive any consideration, direct or indirect, for such permittee's abandonment. For the purposes of this subsection, "consideration" means the receipt of legal tender or goods or services for the purchase of alcoholic liquor remaining on the premises of the predecessor permittee, for which bills remain unpaid.

      (d) A permittee may file a designation of an authorized agent with the department to issue or receive all notices or documents provided for in this section. The permittee shall be responsible for the issuance or receipt of such notices or documents by the agent.

      (e) The period of credit permitted under this section shall be calculated as the time elapsing between the date of receipt of the alcoholic liquors by the purchaser and the date of full legal discharge of the purchaser through the payment of cash or its equivalent from all indebtedness arising from the transaction except that, if the last day for payment falls on a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday, the last day for payment shall then be the next business day.

      (1949, Rev., S. 4266; 1969, P.A. 150, S. 1; 1972, P.A. 143; P.A. 73-533, S. 6; 73-543, S. 9, 14; P.A. 74-307, S. 9; P.A. 75-598, S. 4; 75-641, S. 13; P.A. 77-132, S. 1, 2; 77-614, S. 165, 587, 610; P.A. 78-303, S. 80, 85, 136; P.A. 79-404, S. 41, 45; P.A. 80-482, S. 4, 170, 191, 345, 348; P.A. 82-32, S. 1, 2; 82-332, S. 5, 13; P.A. 84-494, S. 8, 11; P.A. 85-380, S. 3, 12; P.A 93-139, S. 51; P.A. 95-161, S. 5; 95-195, S. 51, 83; P.A. 96-7, S. 3, 5; 96-220, S. 5, 7; P.A. 97-66; P.A. 98-164, S. 1; P.A. 03-34, S. 1; P.A. 04-9, S. 2; 04-31, S. 1; P.A. 05-274, S. 5; P.A. 09-47, S. 5; P.A. 11-164, S. 4.)

      History: 1969 act permitted backer of hotel or restaurant permit to be a backer "in both such classes"; 1972 act permitted backer of restaurant or cafe permit to be backer of both such classes; P.A. 73-533 added provisions re backers of coliseum concession permits; P.A. 73-543 allowed backer or permittee of airline permit to be backer or permittee in other classes; P.A. 74-307 added provisions re backers of special sporting facility permits, allowed permittees to have more than one permit where commission determines that location of permits will allow for sufficient supervision, etc. and allowed operators of racing or jai alai exhibitions to back permits; P.A. 75-598 allowed backer or permittee of night club permit to be backer or permittee in other classes; P.A. 75-641 required that appeals be taken in accordance with Sec. 30-60 rather than Sec. 30-55; P.A. 77-132 allowed backer of university permit to be backer of nonprofit theater permit; P.A. 77-614 and P.A. 78-303 replaced liquor control commission with division of liquor control within the department of business regulation, effective January 1, 1979; P.A. 79-404 replaced commission on special revenue with gaming policy board in provision re licensing of racing or jai alai exhibition; P.A. 80-482 made division of liquor control an independent department and abolished the department of business regulation, overriding provision of same act which would have placed the division within the public safety department; P.A. 82-32 permitted a person who is a holder or backer of a restaurant permit to be a holder or backer of a bowling establishment permit; P.A. 82-332 divided section into Subsecs., eliminated provision in Subsec. (a) concerning supervision and responsibility by permittees, established dispute resolution process for 30-day credit violations and made suspension of license for violation optional rather than mandatory; P.A. 84-494 amended Subsec. (a) by allowing backers or permittees of one class of permit to be a backer or permittee of any class of airport permit; P.A. 85-380 amended Subsec. (a) by eliminating reference to night club permits; P.A. 93-139 made technical changes; P.A. 95-161 amended Subsec. (a) to permit the holder or backer of a restaurant permit to be a holder or backer of a special outing facility permit; P.A. 95-195 amended Subsec. (a) by substituting Department of Consumer Protection for Department of Liquor Control, effective July 1, 1995; P.A. 96-7 amended Subsec. (a) to permit a backer of a nonprofit theater permit to be a holder or backer of a hotel permit, effective April 2, 1996; P.A. 96-220 amended Subsec. (a) to permit the backer of a grocery store beer permit to be a backer of a package store permit if such was the case on or before May 1, 1996, effective June 4, 1996; P.A. 97-66 amended Subsec. (a) to authorize a holder or backer of a manufacturer permit for a brew pub, restaurant permit or cafe permit to be a holder or backer of any other or all of such classes, to provide that no holder of a manufacturer permit for a brew pub and no spouse or child of such holder may be a holder or backer of more than three restaurant permits or cafe permits, and to make technical changes; P.A. 98-164 added Subsec. (a)(13) authorizing backers of concession permits to be backers of coliseum permits and coliseum concession permits; P.A. 03-34 made technical changes for the purpose of gender neutrality in Subsec. (b), and amended Subsec. (c) to delete predecessor permittee or backer affidavit requirement, add applicant affidavit requirement, delete department finding exception re predecessor abandonment, add applicant affidavit language re nonreceipt of consideration, add provisions re wholesaler permittee affidavit and re commissioner's hearing and define "consideration"; P.A. 04-9 amended Subsec. (c) by making technical changes (Revisor's note: In 2005, a reference to "Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Protection" was changed editorially by the Revisors to "Commissioner of Consumer Protection" to reflect the repeal of the merger of the Departments of Agriculture and Consumer Protection by P.A. 04-189); P.A. 04-31 amended Subsec. (c) to require the filing of an affidavit executed by the seller of the retail permit premises, and to authorize the commissioner to waive the requirement of such seller's affidavit if the predecessor permittee abandoned the premises prior to the filing of the application, and the permittee did not receive any consideration, direct or indirect, for such permittee's abandonment; P.A. 05-274 added Subsec. (a)(14) to (16) re authorization for holders of an out-of-state winery shipper's permit, an out-of-state shipper's permit for alcoholic liquor other than beer or a manufacturer's permit for a farm winery to also hold an in-state transporter's permit, effective July 13, 2005; P.A. 09-47 added reference to out-of-state entity wine festival permit in Subsec. (a)(14) and wine festival permit in Subsec. (a)(16), effective May 20, 2009; P.A. 11-164 amended Subsec. (a)(16) by adding exemption re farmers' market wine sales permit or combination of permits and making technical changes, effective July 1, 2011.

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      Sec. 30-59a. Suspension of permit for license suspension or revocation. The Department of Consumer Protection may suspend any permit issued under this chapter if the permittee has had a license suspended or revoked by the Gaming Policy Board or the department until such license has been restored to such person.

      (P.A. 74-307, S. 11; P.A. 77-614, S. 165, 587, 610; P.A. 78-303, S. 80, 85, 136; P.A. 79-404, S. 42, 45; P.A. 80-482, S. 4, 170, 191, 342, 343, 345, 348; P.A. 95-195, S. 62, 83; P.A. 02-82, S. 5; June 30 Sp. Sess. P.A. 03-6, S. 146(d); P.A. 04-169, S. 17; 04-189, S. 1; P.A. 11-51, S. 203.)

      History: P.A. 77-614 and P.A. 78-303 replaced liquor control commission with division of liquor control within the department of business regulation, effective January 1, 1979; P.A. 79-404 replaced commission on special revenue with division of special revenue within the department of business regulation and gaming policy board as necessary; P.A. 80-482 made division of liquor control an independent department and abolished the department of business regulation, overriding provision of same act which would have placed the division within the public safety department and placed division of special revenue within department of revenue services following abolition of business regulation department; P.A. 95-195 substituted Department of Consumer Protection for Department of Liquor Control, effective July 1, 1995; P.A. 02-82 replaced "shall" with "may" re suspension of permit by commissioner and made a technical change for purposes of gender neutrality; June 30 Sp. Sess. P.A. 03-6 and P.A. 04-169 replaced Department of Consumer Protection with Department of Agriculture and Consumer Protection, effective July 1, 2004; P.A. 04-189 repealed Sec. 146 of June 30 Sp. Sess. P.A. 03-6, thereby reversing the merger of the Departments of Agriculture and Consumer Protection, effective June 1, 2004; P.A. 11-51 deleted provision re notice from Division of Special Revenue, added provision re suspension of any permit issued under chapter, replaced reference to executive director of Division of Special Revenue with reference to department and deleted requirement re Department of Consumer Protection notification to Division of Special Revenue, effective July 1, 2011.

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PART V
PRICES

      Sec. 30-66. Administration expenses. Section 30-66 is repealed, effective October 1, 2011.

      (1951, P.A. 2180d; 1959, P.A. 222, S. 1; 1961, P.A. 567, S. 2; P.A. 77-614, S. 165, 587, 610; P.A. 78-303, S. 80, 85, 136; P.A. 80-482, S. 4, 170, 191, 345, 348; P.A. 93-139, S. 59; P.A. 95-195, S. 70, 83; June 30 Sp. Sess. P.A. 03-6, S. 146(d); P.A. 04-169, S. 17; 04-189, S. 1; Sept. Sp. Sess. P.A. 09-8, S. 29; P.A. 11-81, S. 8.)

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PART VII
PROHIBITED ACTS, PENALTIES AND PROCEDURE

      Sec. 30-91. Hours and days of closing. Exemption. (a) The sale or the dispensing or consumption or the presence in glasses or other receptacles suitable to permit the consumption of alcoholic liquor by an individual in places operating under hotel permits, restaurant permits, cafe permits, restaurant permits for catering establishments, bowling establishment permits, racquetball facility permits, club permits, coliseum permits, coliseum concession permits, special sporting facility restaurant permits, special sporting facility employee recreational permits, special sporting facility guest permits, special sporting facility concession permits, special sporting facility bar permits, golf country club permits, nonprofit public museum permits, university permits, airport restaurant permits, airport bar permits, airport airline club permits, tavern permits, a manufacturer permit for a brew pub, casino permits, caterer liquor permits and charitable organization permits shall be unlawful on: (1) Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday between the hours of one o'clock a.m. and nine o'clock a.m.; (2) Saturday between the hours of two o'clock a.m. and nine o'clock a.m.; (3) Sunday between the hours of two o'clock a.m. and eleven o'clock a.m.; (4) Christmas, except (A) for alcoholic liquor that is served where food is also available during the hours otherwise permitted by this section for the day on which Christmas falls, and (B) by casino permittees at casinos, as defined in section 30-37k; and (5) January first between the hours of three o'clock a.m. and nine o'clock a.m., except that on any Sunday that is January first the prohibitions of this section shall be between the hours of three o'clock a.m. and eleven o'clock a.m.

      (b) Any town may, by vote of a town meeting or by ordinance, reduce the number of hours during which sales under subsection (a) of this section, except sales pursuant to an airport restaurant permit, airport bar permit or airport airline club permit, shall be permissible. In all cases when a town, either by vote of a town meeting or by ordinance, has acted on the sale of alcoholic liquor or the reduction of the number of hours when such sale is permissible, such action shall become effective on the first day of the month succeeding such action and no further action shall be taken until at least one year has elapsed since the previous action was taken.

      (c) Notwithstanding any provisions of subsections (a) and (b) of this section, such sale or dispensing or consumption or presence in glasses in places operating under a bowling establishment permit shall be unlawful before two p.m. on any day, except in that portion of the permit premises which is located in a separate room or rooms entry to which, from the bowling lane area of the establishment, is by means of a door or doors which shall remain closed at all times except to permit entrance and egress to and from the lane area. Any alcoholic liquor sold or dispensed in a place operating under a bowling establishment permit shall be served in containers such as, but not limited to, plastic or glass. Any town may, by vote of a town meeting or by ordinance, reduce the number of hours during which sales under this subsection shall be permissible.

      (d) The sale or dispensing of alcoholic liquor in places operating under package store permits, drug store permits, manufacturer permits for beer or grocery store beer permits shall be unlawful on Decoration Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, New Year's Day, Sunday or Christmas or, if Independence Day, Christmas or New Year's Day occurs on a Sunday, on the Monday next following such day except that such sale or dispensing shall be lawful on any Independence Day occurring on a Saturday; and such sale or dispensing of alcoholic liquor in places operating under package store permits, drug store permits, manufacturer permits for beer and grocery store beer permits shall be unlawful on any other day before eight o'clock a.m. and after nine o'clock p.m. It shall be unlawful for the holder of a manufacturing permit for a brew pub to sell beer for consumption off the premises on the days or hours prohibited by this subsection. Any town may, by a vote of a town meeting or by ordinance, reduce the number of hours during which such sale shall be permissible.

      (e) In the case of any premises operating under a tavern permit or premises operating under a cafe permit, wherein, under the provisions of this section, the sale of alcoholic liquor is forbidden on certain days or hours of the day, or during the period when a tavern permit or cafe permit is suspended, it shall likewise be unlawful to keep such premises open to, or permit it to be occupied by, the public on such days or hours.

      (f) The retail sale of wine and the tasting of free samples of wine by visitors and prospective retail customers of a permittee holding a manufacturer permit for a farm winery on the premises of such permittee shall be unlawful on Sunday before eleven o'clock a.m. and after nine o'clock p.m. and on any other day before ten o'clock a.m. and after nine o'clock p.m. Any town may, by vote of a town meeting or by ordinance, reduce the number of hours during which sales and the tasting of free samples of wine under this subsection shall be permissible.

      (g) Notwithstanding any provision of subsection (a) of this section, food or nonalcoholic beverages may be sold, dispensed or consumed in places operating under an airport restaurant permit, an airport bar permit or an airport airline club permit, at any time, as allowed by agreement between the state of Connecticut and its lessees or concessionaires.

      (h) The sale or the dispensing or consumption or the presence in glasses or other receptacles suitable to permit the consumption of alcoholic liquor by an individual in places operating under a nonprofit golf tournament permit shall be unlawful on any day prior to eleven o'clock a.m. and after nine o'clock p.m.

      (i) The tasting of free samples of beer by visitors of a permittee holding a manufacturing permit for beer on the premises of such permittee shall be unlawful on Sunday before eleven o'clock a.m. and after eight o'clock p.m. and on any other day before ten o'clock a.m. and after eight o'clock p.m. Nothing in this section shall be construed to limit the right of a holder of such permit to conduct manufacturing operations at any time. Any town may, by vote of a town meeting or ordinance, reduce the number of hours during which the tasting and free samples of beer under this subsection shall be permissible.

      (j) Nothing in this section shall be construed to require any permittee to continue the sale or dispensing of alcoholic liquor until the closing hour established under this section.

      (k) The retail sale of wine and the tasting of free samples of wine by visitors and prospective retail customers of a permittee holding a wine festival permit or an out-of-state entity wine festival permit issued pursuant to section 30-37l or 30-37m shall be unlawful on Sunday before eleven o'clock a.m. and after eight o'clock p.m., and on any other day before ten o'clock a.m. and after eight o'clock p.m. Any town may, by vote of a town meeting or by ordinance, reduce the number of hours during which the retail sale of wine and the tasting of free samples of wine pursuant to this subsection shall be permissible.

      (l) The sale of wine at a farmers' market by a permittee holding a farmers' market wine sales permit pursuant to subsection (a) of section 30-37o shall be unlawful on Sunday and on any other day before eight o'clock a.m. and after nine o'clock p.m., provided such permittee shall not sell such wine at a farmers' market at any time during such hours that the farmers' market is not open to the public. Any town may, by vote of a town meeting or by ordinance, reduce the number of hours during which sales of wine under this subsection shall be permissible.

      (1949 Rev., S. 4296; 1949, March, 1950, 1951, S. 2170d; 1957, P.A. 617, S. 2; 1961, P.A. 301; February, 1965, P.A. 553, S. 12; 1967, P.A. 365, S. 4; 489; 1971, P.A. 89, S. 1; 254, S. 5; 309, S. 1; 541; 1972, P.A. 1, S. 1; 68, S. 5; 294, S. 32; P.A. 73-11; 73-533, S. 7; P.A. 74-181, S. 1, 2; 74-307, S. 12; P.A. 75-598, S. 5; P.A. 76-347, S. 6; P.A. 79-272; P.A. 80-181; 80-198, S. 1; P.A. 81-169, S. 1, 3; 81-367, S. 8, 9; P.A. 82-33, S. 1, 2; 82-299, S. 5, 6; P.A. 83-283, S. 4, 5; P.A. 84-494, S. 10, 11; 84-546, S. 80, 173; P.A. 85-380, S. 4, 10, 12; P.A. 86-403, S. 98, 132; P.A. 87-321, S. 5, 6; P.A. 89-181, S. 5, 6; P.A. 90-44; P.A. 93-139, S. 68; P.A. 95-161, S. 2; P.A. 99-159, S. 3; P.A. 00-192, S. 77, 102; P.A. 01-17, S. 1; June 30 Sp. Sess. P.A. 03-1, S. 103; P.A. 05-7, S. 2; 05-226, S. 2, 3; 05-288, S. 134; P.A. 09-47, S. 6, 8; P.A. 11-164, S. 5.)

      History: 1961 act permitted sale of liquor after voting hours on election days in hotel, restaurant, club and tavern permit premises; 1965 act added references to golf country club permits; 1967 acts added references to cafe permits and changed closing time for sales under package store, package store beer, drug store, drug store beer and grocery store permits from nine to eight o'clock p.m.; 1971 acts changed closing time for Sunday liquor sales under Subdiv. (a) from nine to eleven o'clock p.m., added references to charitable organization permits, prohibited sales on Saturday between two o'clock a.m. and nine o'clock a.m. and changed closing time for Sunday sales, when allowed, from one to two a.m. and prohibited sales on Independence Day (or the following Monday, if on Sunday) and Labor Day under package store, drug store and grocery store permits; 1972 acts added exception re elections at which not all electors may vote to prohibition of sales on election days, added reference to university permits and deleted provision prohibiting sales on Decoration Day; P.A. 73-11 specified that liquor may be sold on Christmas for on-premises consumption with hot meals; P.A. 73-533 added references to coliseum and coliseum concession permits; P.A. 74-181 authorized towns to allow sale of liquor on Sunday and tavern permit between noon and eleven o'clock p.m.; P.A. 74-307 added references to the various special sporting facility permits; P.A. 75-598 added provision governing times and days when sales allowed under night club permits; P.A. 76-347 added references to bowling establishment permits and specific provision regulating sales under such permits; P.A. 79-272 divided section into Subsecs. and changed location and wording of provision granting towns power to reduce hours of operation for clarity; P.A. 80-181 changed time of closing for sales period which began on Sunday from eleven o'clock that day to one a.m. on Monday; P.A. 80-198 deleted provision in Subsec. (c) which had prohibited sales of liquor on election days under tavern permit unless election is one at which not all electors may vote; P.A. 81-169 added Subsec. (e) to state the hours during which the retail sale and tasting of free samples of wine are permissible at farm wineries and to allow towns to shorten such hours; P.A. 81-367 eliminated references to package store beer permits and drug store beer permits and eliminated prohibition against sales on Good Friday; P.A. 82-33 eliminated the prohibition against liquor sales on election day, provided that liquor may be sold on the Fourth of July if it occurs on a Saturday and deleted references to "package store beer permits" and "drug store beer permits"; P.A. 82-299 amended Subsec. (a) by adding references to catering establishments; P.A. 83-283 amended Subsec. (a) by adding reference to racquetball facility permits; P.A. 84-494 added a new Subsec. (f) concerning the hours of operation of premises operating under airport restaurant permits and airport bar permits; P.A. 84-546 made technical change in Subsec. (a); P.A. 85-380 deleted provisions in Subsecs. (a) and (f) re nightclub permits and added Subsec. (g) re hours during which liquor may be served under a nonprofit golf tournament permit; P.A. 86-403 made technical changes; P.A. 87-321 amended Subsec. (f) by establishing hours and days of closing for airport airline clubs and by providing that food or nonalcoholic beverages may be sold, dispensed or consumed in places operating under any class of airport permit at any time, as allowed by agreement between the state and its lessees or concessionaires; P.A. 89-181 amended Subsec. (c) to include brew pubs; P.A. 90-44 amended Subsec. (a) to allow lane side service of alcohol in bowling alleys at two p.m. rather than five p.m.; P.A. 93-139 made technical changes, added a provision to allow towns to reduce the hours of sale in all permit premises except sales pursuant to an airport restaurant permit, airport bar permit or airport airline club permit and allowed Sunday sales in all towns; P.A. 95-161 amended Subsec. (d) to prescribe the days and hours brew pubs could sell beer for off-premise consumption and inserted new Subsec. (i) re on-premise consumption, relettering former Subsec. as (j); P.A. 99-159 amended Subsec. (e) to add Subdiv. indicators and a provision in new Subdiv. (2) to allow for one year premises operating under a manufacturer permit for a brew pub in which class III gaming takes place to remain open when the brew pub itself must be closed; P.A. 00-192 amended Subsec. (a) to add references to casino permits and caterer liquor permits, designate existing exception in Subdiv. (4) as Subpara. (A), substitute "where food is also available" for "with hot meals" in said Subpara. and add Subdiv. (4)(B) re casino permittees, effective May 26, 2000 (Revisor's note: In Subdiv. (4)(B), a reference to "section 24 of this act" was deemed by the Revisors to be a reference to definition section 76, and codified accordingly as section "30-37k", for accuracy); P.A. 01-17 amended Subsec. (c) by deleting references to the color or transparency of drink containers for alcoholic liquor dispensed under a bowling establishment permit; June 30 Sp. Sess. P.A. 03-1 amended Subsec. (d) to change the closing hour for sales by package stores, drug stores and grocery stores from eight o'clock p.m. to nine o'clock p.m., effective August 16, 2003; P.A. 05-7 amended Subsec. (d) by adding references to manufacturer permits for a brew pub and manufacturer permits for beer and deleting provision re unlawful sale of beer for consumption off premises of brew pub, and amended Subsec. (e)(1) by adding references to manufacturer permits for beer, but see entry for P.A. 05-226; P.A. 05-226 repealed section 2 of P.A. 05-7 which amended Subsecs. (d) and (e), effective July 8, 2005, amended Subsec. (d) to include references to manufacturer permits for beer and amended Subsec. (e) to delete references to premises operating under a manufacturer permit for a brew pub, delete Subdiv. (1) designator and delete former Subdiv. (2) re exception for premises operating under a manufacturer permit for a brew pub in which class III gaming may be legally conducted; P.A. 05-288 made a technical change in Subsec. (g), effective July 13, 2005; P.A. 09-47 made a technical change in Subsecs. (c) and (g) and added Subsec. (k) re wine festival permit and out-of-state entity wine festival permit, effective May 20, 2009, and amended Subsec. (f) by changing closing hour from 8 o'clock p.m. to 9 o'clock p.m., effective July 1, 2009; P.A. 11-164 added Subsec. (l) re hours of sale of wine at farmers' market and municipal reduction of such hours, effective July 1, 2011.

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