Florida Senate - 2018                                    SB 1020
       By Senator Young
       18-00891-18                                           20181020__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to alcohol deliveries; amending s.
    3         561.57, F.S.; including an electronic order as a type
    4         of order construed as a sale made at a vendor’s
    5         licensed place of business; authorizing a
    6         manufacturer, distributor, or vendor to contract with
    7         a third party for certain deliveries; providing an
    8         effective date.
   10  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   12         Section 1. Subsections (1) and (2) of section 561.57,
   13  Florida Statutes, are amended to read:
   14         561.57 Deliveries by licensees.—
   15         (1) Vendors shall be permitted to make deliveries away from
   16  their places of business of sales actually made at the licensed
   17  place of business; provided, telephone, electronic, or mail
   18  orders received at a vendor’s licensed place of business shall
   19  be construed as a sale actually made at the vendor’s licensed
   20  place of business.
   21         (2) Deliveries made by a manufacturer, distributor, or
   22  vendor away from his or her place of business may be made only
   23  in vehicles that which are owned or leased by the licensee, or
   24  by third parties with whom the licensee has contracted to make
   25  deliveries, including, but not limited to, common carriers. By
   26  acceptance of an alcoholic beverage license and the use of such
   27  vehicles, the licensee agrees that such vehicle shall always be
   28  subject to be inspected and searched without a search warrant,
   29  for the purpose of ascertaining that all provisions of the
   30  alcoholic beverage laws are complied with, by authorized
   31  employees of the division and also by sheriffs, deputy sheriffs,
   32  and police officers during business hours or other times the
   33  vehicle is being used to transport or deliver alcoholic
   34  beverages.
   35         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2018.