Chapter 061
2019 -- H 5648 SUBSTITUTE A
Enacted 06/28/2019

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Introduced By: Representative Raymond H. Johnston
Date Introduced: February 27, 2019

It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:
     SECTION 1. Section 3-8-4 of the General Laws in Chapter 3-8 entitled "Regulation of
Sales" is hereby amended to read as follows:
     3-8-4. Drinking by or hiring of underage persons.
     (a) Use of a credit card for the purchase of beverages may be permitted by all classes of
license holders and, notwithstanding the purchase of alcoholic beverages by credit card, license
holders shall not sell or furnish beverages to any person who has not reached his or her twenty-
first (21st) birthday to drink any beverage upon any licensed premises.
     (b) Licensees shall not hire any persons who have not reached their eighteenth (18th)
birthday to sell or serve beverages in any place where those beverages may be consumed on the
premises where sold.
     (c) License holders may enforce a prohibition against any patron who has not reached his
or her twenty-first birthday from entering the licensed establishment after ten o' clock o’clock
(10:00) p.m..
     SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage.
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