Alcoholic Beverages

Manufacturing and Wholesale Licenses


§ 3-6-9. Wholesaler's license – Class A.

A wholesaler's license, Class A, authorizes the holder to keep for sale and to sell malt beverages and wines at wholesale at the place described to holders of licenses under this title within this state and to holders of wholesale licenses in other states and the transportation and delivery from the place of sale to those license holders or to a common carrier for that delivery. Sales by a wholesaler in this state to a holder of a wholesale license in another state shall be only to a wholesaler who is a distributor of the same brand of malt beverages or wines subject to permission by the department. The license shall not authorize the sale of malt beverages or wines for consumption on the premises where sold nor their sale for their delivery outside this state in violation of the law of the place of delivery. The annual fee for the license is two thousand dollars ($2,000) prorated to the year ending December 1 in every calendar year, and shall be paid to the general treasurer for the use of the state. Whenever any malt beverages or wines are sold outside the state pursuant to this section, refunds or credits of import fees previously paid on those malt beverages or wines shall be made to holders of wholesaler's licenses under this title in accordance with regulations promulgated by the division of taxation.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1933, ch. 2013, § 5; P.L. 1934, ch. 2088, § 2; P.L. 1934 (S.S.), ch. 2173, § 1; P.L. 1934 (S.S.), ch. 2174, § 1; P.L. 1935, ch. 2270, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 163, § 3; P.L. 1942, ch. 1212, art. 12, § 2; G.L. 1956, § 3-6-9; P.L. 1960, ch. 75, § 1; P.L. 1986, ch. 145, § 1; P.L. 1996, ch. 100, art. 36, § 9; P.L. 2004, ch. 595, art. 30, § 1; P.L. 2018, ch. 176, § 3; P.L. 2018, ch. 289, § 3.)