§ 3-10-16. Reciprocal license and requirements for importation of malt beverages.
Any person, firm, or corporation located in another state and engaged in the business of manufacturing or selling malt beverages, who transports or causes to be transported malt beverages into this state for sale or consumption in this state, shall pay an annual fee equal in amount to the license or other fees which that other state requires to be paid by a person, firm, or corporation located in this state by reason of the transportation of those beverages from this state into that other state or the sale of those beverages to a person, firm, or corporation located in that other state or otherwise; and shall perform all other duties, including the filing of bonds and certificates of approval, which that other state requires to be performed by a person, firm, or corporation located in this state as a condition precedent to the transportation of those beverages from this state into that other state or the sale of those beverages to a person, firm, or corporation located in that other state. Whenever an order for the importation of beverages is placed with the department of business regulation under this section, the department shall determine what fee or fees must be paid and what other conditions precedent must be performed under this section by the person, firm, or corporation by which that order is placed and to which that order is to be forwarded, and shall refuse to forward that order until the fee or fees have been paid and any other conditions precedent performed. The fee or fees shall be paid to the general treasurer for the use of the state.
(P.L. 1933, ch. 2013, § 86; P.L. 1938, ch. 2608, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 167, § 11; impl. am. P.L. 1939, ch. 660, § 120; G.L. 1956, § 3-10-16.)