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  311.020.  Definition of intoxicating liquor. — The term "intoxicating liquor" as used in this chapter shall mean and include alcohol for beverage purposes, alcoholic, spirituous, vinous, fermented, malt, or other liquors, or combination of liquors, a part of which is spirituous, vinous, or fermented, and all preparations or mixtures for beverage purposes, containing in excess of one-half of one percent by volume.  All beverages having an alcoholic content of less than one-half of one percent by volume shall be exempt from the provisions of this chapter, but subject to inspection as provided by sections 196.365 to 196.445*.


(RSMo 1939 § 4894, A.L. 1990 H.B. 1180, A.L. 2009 H.B. 132)

*Sections 196.365 to 196.445 were repealed in 2003 by H.B. 600 merged with S.B. 175.

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