Maine Revised Statutes

§713. Selling malt liquor or wine from truck

1. Selling malt liquor or wine from truck prohibited.  Except as provided in subsections 2 and 3, no wholesale or retail licensee may, either directly or indirectly, by any agent or employee, travel from town to town, or from place to place in the same town, selling, bartering or carrying for sale or exposing for sale any malt liquor or wine from any vehicle.
[ 1987, c. 45, Pt. A, §4 (NEW) .]
2. Delivery of orders received.  The wholesale licensee may make sales of malt liquor or wine where transportation and delivery are required only upon orders actually received at the principal place of business or warehouse or distributing center, if licensed, of the wholesale licensee before shipment of the malt liquor or wine. The driver or any other employee of the wholesale licensee shall carry an invoice stating the names of the purchaser and the wholesale licensee and the kind and quantity of malt liquor or wine ordered by the sale, together with the date of the sale.
A. This subsection does not prohibit a wholesale licensee from collecting orders for malt liquor or wine by sales representatives calling upon retailers, then filing the orders at the principal place of business or warehouse or distributing center. [1987, c. 342, §47 (NEW).]
[ 1987, c. 342, §47 (AMD) .]
3. Sale from truck by wholesale licensee.  A wholesale licensee, his agent or employee, may travel from town to town or from place to place in the same town selling, or carrying for sale or exposing for sale, malt liquor or wine from its vehicle only if the wholesale licensee, his agent or employee has in his possession on the vehicle a manifest bearing a detailed description of the total amount of malt liquor or wine on the vehicle and invoices, as required, as well as invoices drawn up at the time of delivery.
[ 1987, c. 45, Pt. A, §4 (NEW) .]
4. Sales or deliveries only to licensees.  Sales or deliveries may be made only to licensees of the bureau.
[ 1997, c. 373, §70 (AMD) .]
5. Violation.  Whoever violates this section commits a Class E crime.
[ 1987, c. 45, Pt. A, §4 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1987, c. 45, §A4 (NEW). 1987, c. 342, §47 (AMD). 1997, c. 373, §70 (AMD).