Maine Revised Statutes

§84. Director of Bureau of Alcoholic Beverages and Lottery Operations

The director of the bureau or the director's designee shall: [2013, c. 368, Pt. V, §20 (AMD).]

1. Manage sale of spirits.  Manage the sale of spirits through agency liquor stores in accordance with applicable laws and rules that provide for the operation of wholesale distribution of spirits;
[ 2013, c. 588, Pt. A, §35 (AFF); 2013, c. 588, Pt. A, §34 (RPR) .]
1-A. Manage enforcement and licensing activities.   Manage the enforcement and licensing activities of the bureau under section 83-B;
[ 2013, c. 476, Pt. A, §10 (NEW) .]
2. Act as chief administrative officer of bureau.  Act as chief administrative officer of the bureau, having general charge of the office and records and employ such personnel as necessary to fulfill the purpose of this Title. The personnel must be employed with the approval of the Commissioner of Administrative and Financial Services and are subject to the Civil Service Law;
[ 1997, c. 373, §28 (NEW); 2013, c. 368, Pt. V, §61 (REV) .]
3. Act as executive secretary.  Act as executive secretary of the commission;
[ 1997, c. 373, §28 (NEW) .]
4. Confer with commissioner.  Confer regularly as necessary or desirable and not less than once a month with the Commissioner of Administrative and Financial Services on the operation and administration of the bureau and make available for inspection by the Commissioner of Administrative and Financial Services, upon request, all books, records, files and other information and documents of the bureau;
[ 2015, c. 430, §1 (AMD) .]
5. Certification.  Certify monthly to the Treasurer of State and the Commissioner of Administrative and Financial Services a complete statement of revenues and expenses for liquor sales for the preceding month and submit an annual report that includes a complete statement of the revenues and expenses for the bureau to the Governor and the Legislature, together with recommendations for changes in this Title; and
[ 2015, c. 430, §2 (AMD) .]
6. Implement a spirits sales data reporting system.  Collect from reselling agents data on spirits sales made by each reselling agent to establishments licensed to sell spirits for on-premises consumption. The data must include, but is not limited to, the amount and date of sale of each product code sold to on-premises licensees by the reselling agent. For the purposes of this subsection, "product code" has the same meaning as in section 461. For the purposes of collecting on-premises spirits sales data from reselling agents, the director shall enter into a contract with a trade association representing states that control and manage the sale of spirits. The contract must require that neither the bureau nor the trade association may make publicly available any information that would specifically identify the reselling agent, including, but not limited to, the reseller's name, the name of the reseller's agency liquor store, the reseller's agency liquor store's address or the address of any associated storage facility of the reselling agent.
[ 2015, c. 430, §3 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1997, c. 373, §28 (NEW). RR 1999, c. 2, §29 (COR). 1999, c. 535, §5 (AMD). 2013, c. 269, Pt. C, §4 (AMD). 2013, c. 269, Pt. C, §13 (AFF). 2013, c. 368, Pt. V, §§20, 21 (AMD). 2013, c. 368, Pt. V, §61 (REV). 2013, c. 476, Pt. A, §10 (AMD). 2013, c. 588, Pt. A, §34 (AMD). 2013, c. 588, Pt. A, §35 (AFF). 2013, c. 588, Pt. B, §1 (AMD). 2015, c. 430, §§1-3 (AMD).