LD 1508
Session - 127th Maine Legislature
LR 2180
Item 1
Bill Tracking, Additional Documents Chamber Status

An Act Regarding the Distribution and Off-site Storage of Spirits by Licensed Reselling Agents

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 28-A MRSA §453-C, sub-§3,  as enacted by PL 2003, c. 639, §1, is amended to read:

3. Off-site facility license.   A licensed reselling agent may obtain a license to maintain an off-site facility for the storage and distribution of spirits as provided in this subsection.
A. The off-site storage facility may be used only for the storage of spirits intended for sale to an on-premises licensee or to fulfill and distribute orders to an on-premises licensee. The sales of spirits to an on-premises licensee must may be transacted at the licensed retail agency store or at the licensed off-site facility.
B. The off-site storage facility must be equipped with a security system providing 24-hour response.
C. A licensed reselling agent may have only one off-site storage facility, which may not be located further than 30 miles from the licensed retail agency store.
D. The fee for an off-site storage facility license is $100 annually.


This bill amends current law governing a licensed reselling agent's licensed off-site facility. The bill authorizes a licensed reselling agent to sell spirits to an on-premises licensee at the reselling agent's liquor store location or at the licensed off-site facility.

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