Alcoholic Beverages

Liquor Control Administration


§ 3-2-2. Supervision.

(a) The department has general supervision of the conduct of the business of manufacturing, importing, exporting, storing, transporting, keeping for sale, and selling beverages.

(b) The department may lease a warehouse for the purpose of efficiently exercising its powers and duties of inspection and may upon reasonable charges store beverages for license holders in the warehouse. No lease shall be for a longer period than five (5) years and every lease shall contain the provision that if it becomes unlawful to manufacture, keep for sale, and to sell beverages in this state it shall become void.

(c) The department has the power at any time to issue, renew, revoke and cancel all manufacturers', wholesalers' and retailers' Class G licenses and permits as are provided for by this title.

(d) The department shall supervise and inspect all licensed places to enforce the provisions of this title and the conditions, rules and regulations which the department establishes and authorizes.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1933, ch. 2013, § 13; P.L. 1934, ch. 2088, § 4; G.L. 1938, ch. 164, § 6; P.L. 1941, ch. 1038, § 2; P.L. 1952, ch. 3044, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 3-2-2; P.L. 1970, ch. 79, § 2; P.L. 1996, ch. 100, art. 36, § 2.)