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 Title XX ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES

 Chapter 311 Liquor Control Law ^  !
GENERAL PROVISIONS
311.010   Title of law. (8/28/1939)
311.015   Purpose clause. (8/28/2007)
311.020   Definition of intoxicating liquor. (8/28/2009)
311.025   Missouri bourbon and Missouri bourbon whiskey labels, use of name, criteria. (8/28/2019)
311.030   Definition of person. (8/28/1939)
311.040   Application of law. (8/28/1939)
LICENSES AND REGULATIONS
311.050   License required. (8/28/1939)
311.055   License to manufacture not required, personal or family use — limitation — removal from premises permitted, when — inapplicability, when. (8/28/2014)
311.060   Qualifications for licenses--resident corporation and financial interest defined--revocation, effect of, new license, when. (10/14/2016)
311.061   Stock ownership not deemed financial interest, when. (8/28/1994)
311.070   Financial interest in retail businesses by certain licensees prohibited, exceptions — penalties — definitions — activities permitted between wholesalers and licensees — certain contracts unenforceable — installation of dispensing accessories — contributions to certain organizations permitted, when — sale of Missouri wines only, license issued, when. (8/28/2017)
311.071   Special events, not-for-profit organizations, contributions of money permitted, when. (8/28/2013)
311.075   Financial interests in distillery in close proximity to a recreational resort. (8/28/2017)
311.080   Sale of liquor prohibited near schools and churches, exceptions. (8/28/2005)
311.082   Labeling of kegs sold at retail for off-premise consumption, procedures. (8/28/2005)
311.085   License for sale of intoxicating liquor by the drink in unincorporated areas of county — sale of malt liquor and light wines by drink and in package, annual fee (first class charter counties). (8/28/1995)
311.086   Portable bars, entertainment district special license — definitions — issuance, procedure (Kansas City). (8/28/2005)
311.088   Special permit for sale of intoxicating liquor by the drink from 6 a.m. to 3 a.m. the following day — limit on number of permits per year — fee (Kansas City). (8/28/2011)
311.089   Sunday liquor sales by the drink, permitted when (St. Louis City, Kansas City). (8/28/2012)
311.090   Sale of liquor by the drink, cities, requirements. (8/28/2016)
311.091   Boat or vessel, liquor sale by drink, requirements, fee. (10/14/2016)
311.092   Liquor by the drink on vessels regularly moored in city of St. Louis. (8/28/1974)
311.095   Resorts, seasonal resort restaurants, restaurants, sale of liquor by the drink, resort defined — temporary license, new businesses, when. (8/28/1995)
311.096   Common eating and drinking area, defined — licenses for sale of liquor by the drink not for consumption on premises — fees — extended hours for convention trade areas. (8/28/1994)
311.099   Controlled access liquor cabinet system for qualified establishments — definitions — license — employees, requirements — temporary license, when — sales to establishment, requirements. (6/7/1993)
311.100   Sale by drink defined. (8/28/1984)
311.101   Unfinished bottles of wine may be carried out of a restaurant bar, when — transportation permitted — wineries, unfinished bottles of wine may be removed, when — transportation permitted — definition of winery. (8/28/2005)
311.110   Election to determine whether liquor may be sold by drink — procedure. (8/28/1978)
311.130   Form of ballot. (8/28/1978)
311.140   Result of election — favorable vote. (8/28/1978)
311.150   Result of election — unfavorable vote. (8/28/1978)
311.160   Question may be resubmitted, when — manner. (8/28/1978)
311.170   Local option provisions applicable only to sales for consumption on premises. (8/28/1939)
311.174   Convention trade area, Kansas City, North Kansas City, Jackson County, liquor sale by drink, extended hours for business, requirements, fee. (8/28/2012)
311.176   Convention trade area, St. Louis City, liquor sale by drink, extended hours for business, requirements, fee — resort defined. (8/28/2012)
311.178   Convention trade area, St. Louis County, liquor sale by drink, extended hours for business, requirements, fee — resort defined — special permit for liquor sale by drink (Miller, Morgan, and Camden counties). (8/28/2012)
311.179   St. Louis Lambert International Airport and Kansas City International Airport, special permit, fee (8/28/2017)
311.180   Manufacturers, wholesalers, solicitors — license fees — wholesalers, sale to gaming commission licensees, allowed. (8/28/2007)
311.181   Wholesaler's license to sell malt liquor, geographical area limitation — exception — requirements. (8/28/2009)
311.182   Exclusive areas for wholesales — violation of area limitations by wholesalers or brewers, penalties. (8/28/2009)
311.185   Shipments of alcohol to residents permitted, when. (8/28/2007)
311.190   Wine or brandy manufacturer's license, fee — use of materials produced outside state, limitation, exception — what sales may be made, when. (8/28/2007)
311.191   Vintage wine, definition — sale of vintage wine through auction, authorized sellers — licenses to auction — auction conducted, where, no consumption, issuance period, fee — shipment out of state — tastings — auctioneer subject to regulations — penalty. (8/28/2005)
311.192   Wine manufacturer defined. (8/28/2009)
311.193   Vintage wine, municipalities may sell by sealed bids — issuance of license, restrictions — consumption on premises prohibited, when — shipping — wine tastings — violations, penalty. (8/28/2005)
311.195   Microbrewery, defined — license, fee — retail license allowed, procedure — sale to wholesalers allowed, when — certain exemptions, when. (8/28/2016)
311.196   Consumption off the premises, sale of beer permitted for restaurant bar without an on-site brewery, when. (8/28/2012)
311.197   Samples, furnishing and acceptance of, when. (8/28/2013)
311.198   Portable refrigeration units, lease to retail licensee, when — requirements — duration of lease — rulemaking authority — expiration date. (8/28/2019)
311.200   Licenses — retail liquor dealers — fees — applications. (8/28/2016)
311.201   Draft beer, sale of 32 to 128 fluid ounces dispensed on premises for consumption off premises — requirements. (8/28/2016)
311.205   Self-dispensing of beer permitted, when. (8/28/2016)
311.210   Application — remittance, made to whom, powers of supervisor. (8/28/1945)
311.211   Fishing skills contest, ticket sales to participants on premises not ground to deny license. (8/28/2009)
311.212   Licenses, suspension or revocation of, violations occurring more than three years prior, not valid grounds. (8/28/2009)
311.218   Fourth of July celebrations, temporary permits for wine and malt liquor for certain organizations, fee. (8/28/2009)
311.220   Counties and cities may charge for licenses — amount — display of license. (8/28/2016)
311.230   Application for license to manufacture or sell made to supervisor. (8/28/1967)
311.240   Period of license — federal license required — contents of license — renewals. (8/28/2007)
311.250   Licenses nontransferable — exceptions. (8/28/1947)
311.260   More than five licenses by any one person prohibited, exception. (8/28/2009)
311.265   Retailer going out of business in debt to wholesaler, procedure — new license prohibited. (8/28/2009)
311.270   License for sale of malt liquor only — certain restrictions — penalty for violation. (8/28/1949)
311.275   Wholesale-solicitors registration required — primary American source of supply, defined — vintage wine registration — approval of application, when. (8/28/2017)
311.280   Unlawful for licensed retailer to purchase from other than licensed wholesaler — prohibited acts. (8/28/2009)
311.290   Time fixed for opening and closing premises — closed place defined — penalty. (8/28/2013)
311.293   Sunday sales, package liquor licensee allowed, hours, fee — city or county may also charge fee, limitations — exception. (8/28/2012)
311.294   Wine and malt beverages, permit to allow tasting on premises — limitations. (8/28/1995)
311.297   Alcohol samples for tasting on and off licensed retail premises, when. (8/28/2011)
311.298   Certain holidays, sale by the drink on Sunday allowed. (8/28/1994)
311.299   Warning sign displayed, liquor licenses — violations. (8/28/2001)
311.300   Persons eighteen years of age or older may sell or handle intoxicating liquor, when. (8/28/2019)
311.310   Sale to minor — certain other persons, misdemeanor — exceptions — permitting drinking or possession by a minor, penalty, exception — defenses. (9/15/2005)
311.315   Manufacturing a false identification, offense of — penalty. (1/1/2017)
311.320   Misrepresentation of age by minor to obtain liquor — use of altered driver's license, passport or I.D. cards, penalties. (6/7/1993)
311.325   Purchase or possession by minor, penalty — container need not be opened and contents verified, when — consent to chemical testing deemed given, when — burden of proof on violator to prove not intoxicating liquor — section not applicable to certain students, requirements. (1/1/2017)
311.326   Expungement of record permitted, when. (8/28/2009)
311.328   Identification, acceptable forms. (8/28/2016)
311.329   Reproduction or alteration of identification card, penalty. (8/28/1993)
311.330   Unauthorized liquors prohibited on premises licensed for sale by drink, exceptions. (8/28/1996)
311.332   Wholesale price regulation, discrimination prohibited — delivery to certain organizations for nonresale purposes, allowed when — donation permitted, when. (8/28/2009)
311.333   Wholesalers, returns of alcoholic beverages to, supervisor to regulate — wholesaler pricing to be made available to retailers, when. (8/28/2009)
311.335   Liquor sales by wholesalers, delivery price — delayed shipment — sale of close-out merchandise permitted, when. (8/28/2009)
311.338   Violation of wholesale price regulations, misdemeanor — suspension of license. (8/28/2009)
311.340   Mixing liquor with drugs prohibited. (8/28/1939)
311.355   Manufacturer rebate coupons by wholesalers, regulation of. (8/28/1995)
311.360   Misrepresentation of brand of liquor unlawful, penalty — exceptions. (8/28/2009)
311.370   Liquor in storage — report to supervisor, when — contents of report. (8/28/1939)
311.373   Beer required to be in possession of licensed wholesaler prior to sale at retail. (5/5/1993)
311.380   Warehouse receipts — unlawful to sell or give away — penalty. (8/28/1939)
311.390   Duty of carriers to furnish certain information — penalty for failure — proceedings. (8/28/1945)
311.400   Unclaimed shipments of liquor may be sold. (8/28/1939)
311.401   Repossessed liquor, sale by lending institution, when — no license required. (8/28/2003)
311.410   Transportation of intoxicating liquor into or through state, when permitted. (8/28/1949)
311.420   Transporter's license — fee — bond — qualifications — certain carriers exempt. (8/28/2007)
311.430   Revocation of transporter's license. (8/28/1949)
311.440   Transporter's license to be exhibited to officers, when. (8/28/1949)
311.450   Bill of lading to accompany transported alcoholic liquors — contents — inspection. (8/28/1987)
311.460   Violation of sections 311.410 to 311.450, penalty. (8/28/1949)
311.480   Eating places, drinking of intoxicating liquor on premises, license required, when, hours — regulations — penalties — exceptions. (8/28/2009)
311.482   Temporary permit for sale by drink may be issued to certain organizations, when, duration — collection of sales taxes, notice to director of revenue. (8/28/2011)
311.483   Festivals, temporary permit to sell liquor by the drink, procedure. (8/28/2013)
311.485   Temporary location for liquor by the drink, caterers — permit and fee required — other laws applicable. (8/28/2012)
311.486   Special license, drink at retail for consumption on the premises, when — duration of license — fees. (8/28/2012)
311.487   Annual license for beer and wine sales at state fair, issued when, fee — subject to laws of municipality. (8/28/2009)
INSPECTION AND EXCISES
311.490   Ingredients of beer — intoxicating malt liquor. (8/28/2009)
311.500   Inspection of breweries — by whom. (8/28/1939)
311.510   Inspection of malt liquors — duty of supervisor — product samples not required for approval. (8/28/2017)
311.520   Fee for inspecting and gauging malt liquors. (8/28/2009)
311.530   Inspection of beer — exported out of state. (8/28/1939)
311.540   Liquor inspection, labeling and gauging — requirements. (8/28/2017)
311.550   Additional revenue charges — fines and penalties. (8/28/2010)
311.553   Monthly returns and payment of additional charges required — failure to pay, penalty. (8/28/1990)
311.554   Privilege of selling wine, additional revenue charges — purpose — Missouri wine and grape fund created — limitation on use of revenue. (8/28/2005)
311.555   Bond — failure to file — forfeiture. (8/28/1967)
311.557   License, revocation. (8/28/1961)
311.561   Charges, how paid and collected. (8/28/1961)
311.580   Possession of illegal or untaxed liquor prohibited — manufacturers, blenders and wholesalers excepted, when. (8/28/1961)
311.600   Unlawful to sell unlabeled liquor — penalty. (8/28/1961)
ADMINISTRATION OF LAW — LICENSE SUSPENSION
311.610   Supervisor of liquor control — appointment, bond, duties, assistants — minimum compensation provided. (8/28/2009)
311.615   Division of liquor control established, duties. (8/28/2005)
311.620   Qualification and requirements of agent, assistant, deputy, or inspector. (8/28/1995)
311.630   Peace officers — authorized to make arrests for certain violations — method of selection — duty of supervisor. (8/28/2009)
311.640   Supervisor — employees not permitted to have interest in liquor business. (8/28/1939)
311.650   Offices of supervisor. (8/28/2014)
311.660   Powers of supervisor — regulations — subpoenas. (8/28/1989)
311.665   Sales and use tax must be paid to renew license — statement required. (8/28/2016)
311.670   Failure of supervisor and employees to perform duties. (8/28/1939)
311.680   Disorderly place, warning, probation, suspension or revocation of license, when, notice — civil penalties — meet and confer opportunity, when. (8/28/2009)
311.685   Civil actions permitted, when. (8/28/2009)
311.691   Review by administrative hearing commission. (8/28/1996)
311.710   Additional complaints — by whom made — procedure. (8/28/1943)
311.720   License automatically revoked upon conviction — exceptions. (8/28/1998)
311.722   Alcohol and tobacco control, minors not to be used in enforcement, exceptions — standards — minors immune from liability, when. (8/28/2009)
311.730   Fees paid into general revenue fund and division of alcohol and tobacco control fund. (8/28/2015)
311.735   Division of alcohol and tobacco control fund created, use of moneys. (8/28/2015)
ENFORCEMENT AND PENALTIES
311.740   Maintaining public nuisance — penalty. (8/28/1939)
311.750   Action to enjoin nuisance — procedure. (8/28/1939)
311.760   Penalty for violation of terms of injunction. (8/28/1939)
311.770   Duty of prosecuting attorney — failure to perform. (8/28/1939)
311.780   List of complaints, revocations, suspensions to prosecuting attorneys — attorney general, when. (1/2/1979)
311.790   Prosecution of violations, by whom — fees and expenses. (8/28/1945)
311.800   Attorney general may direct prosecuting attorneys to conduct prosecutions. (8/28/1939)
311.810   Search warrants, how issued — search and seizure — procedure — arrests — disposition of perishable products. (8/28/1987)
311.820   Search of vehicles for contraband liquor — use of evidence found. (8/28/1949)
311.830   Transported liquor and vehicle to be seized as contraband, when. (8/28/1949)
311.840   Action to forfeit seized liquor as contraband — notice — intervention — judgment — appeal — sale of forfeited liquor — liability of officers — prosecutor's duties. (1/2/1979)
311.850   Action to replevin seized liquor, limitations, procedure — damages — appeals — sale of seized liquor — duties of prosecuting officials. (8/28/1949)
311.860   Fees and mileage of officers executing search warrants. (8/28/1939)
311.868   Fines for violations by manufacturers and distillers to supersede other penalties. (8/28/1984)
311.870   Execution on default by corporation in payment of fine. (8/28/1945)
311.880   Violation a misdemeanor — penalty. (8/28/1939)
OUT-OF-STATE MANUFACTURERS
311.915   Special permit for festivals — limit on shipment in state — excise taxes — duration of permit. (8/28/2016)
MOBILE APPLICATION
311.950   Entertainment facilities, purchase through mobile applications — identification required — rulemaking authority. (10/14/2016)
 - Cross References
Charities giving door prizes not gambling or grounds to deny license under chapter 311, 313.665
Criminal activity forfeiture act (CAFA), definitions applicable to this chapter, 513.605
Microbrewer's license for manufacture of beer and malt liquor on excursion gambling boat or neighboring facility, 313.840
Missouri Wine Marketing and Research Council created, members, duties, 275.462
Missouri Wine Marketing and Research Development fund created, 275.466
Pari-mutuel wagering on horse races not gambling or grounds to deny license under chapter 311, 313.665
Pregnant women, use of cigarettes, drugs, alcohol, effect on, treatment and education, 191.725 to 191.748
Refusal to grant license, hearing by administrative hearing commission, procedure, 621.120
Sale of toxic glue or toluol by persons also selling alcoholic beverages prohibited, when, penalty, 579.103
Supervisor, appointment, nomination by director of department of public safety, 650.005

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