2020 Florida Statutes
BEVERAGE LAW: ADMINISTRATION
Creation and duties of Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco.
Alcoholic Beverage and Tobacco Trust Fund.
Federal Law Enforcement Trust Fund.
Reporting requirements of director.
Enforcement of Beverage Law; division to prescribe forms.
Power and authority of division.
Inspection of licensed premises; coin-operated amusement machines.
Payment of taxes by electronic funds transfer.
Deposit of revenue.
Credit for contributions to eligible nonprofit scholarship-funding organizations.
License and registration classification.
Licenses; qualifications required.
License and registration applications; approved person.
Temporary initial licenses.
License issuance upon approval of division.
Limitation upon number of licenses issued.
Licensing manufacturers, distributors, and registered exporters as vendors prohibited.
Licensing of manufacturers and distributors as vendors and of vendors as manufacturers; conditions and limitations.
Licensing manufacturers as distributors or registered exporters prohibited; procedure for issuance and renewal of distributors’ licenses and exporters’ registrations.
Officers and employees prohibited from being employed by or engaging in beverage business; penalties; exceptions.
Term of license.
Renewal of license.
Revocation and suspension of license; power to subpoena.
Transfer of licenses; change of officers or directors; transfer of interest.
Licensee moving to new location; changing name of business.
Temporary license upon application for transfer, change of location, or change of type or series.
County and municipal license tax.
Manufacturers, brokers, sales agents, importers, and passenger common carriers; term of license.
Bond for payment of taxes.
Bond for payment of taxes by spirituous liquor distributors.
Issuance of license prohibited until bond approved; cancellation or expiration of bond.
Maintenance and designation of principal office by manufacturers, distributors, importers, and exporters.
Qualifications for distributors.
Tied house evil; financial aid and assistance to vendor by manufacturer, distributor, importer, primary American source of supply, brand owner or registrant, or any broker, sales agent, or sales person thereof, prohibited; procedure for enforcement;
Keg deposits; limited alternative inventory and reconciliation process.
Temporary convention permits.
Nonprofit civic organizations, charitable organizations, municipalities, and counties; temporary permits.
Beer and malt beverages; in-store servicing authorized.
Vinous beverages; in-store servicing authorized.
Dry counties; manufacturers’ or distributors’ licenses; exporters’ registrations; exemptions.
No tax on out-of-state sales.
Legislative findings; cost of regulating imported beverages.
One state tax payment; reports.
Come-to-rest requirement; exceptions; penalties.
Certain deliveries of beverages prohibited.
Certain shipments of beverages prohibited; penalties; exceptions.
Manufacturers’, distributors’, brokers’, sales agents’, importers’, vendors’, and exporters’ records and reports.
Transportation of beverages by manufacturers, distributors, and exporters.
Deliveries by licensees.
Issuance of license for a prior license revoked.
Mortgagee’s interest in license.
Division to restrict licensees from permitting certain activities.
Reclamation by distributor of beverages not paid for by licensed vendors.
Licensure; distributor’s salespersons.
Stand-alone bar enforcement; qualification; penalties.
Definitions relating to Florida Responsible Vendor Act.
Responsible vendor qualification.
Exemption from license suspension or revocation; mitigation for certain beverage law violations; records of arrests.