Florida Senate - 2018                             CS for SB 1020
       By the Committee on Regulated Industries; and Senator Young
       580-02002-18                                          20181020c1
    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 make certain
    7         deliveries in vehicles that are under the licensee’s
    8         control and direction pursuant to a contract with a
    9         third party; providing an effective date.
   11  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   13         Section 1. Subsections (1) and (2) of section 561.57,
   14  Florida Statutes, are amended to read:
   15         561.57 Deliveries by licensees.—
   16         (1) Vendors shall be permitted to make deliveries away from
   17  their places of business of sales actually made at the licensed
   18  place of business; provided, telephone, electronic, or mail
   19  orders received at a vendor’s licensed place of business shall
   20  be construed as a sale actually made at the vendor’s licensed
   21  place of business.
   22         (2) Deliveries made by a manufacturer, distributor, or
   23  vendor away from his or her place of business may be made only
   24  in vehicles that which are owned or leased by the licensee or
   25  that are under the licensee’s control and direction pursuant to
   26  a contract with a third party with whom the licensee has
   27  contracted with to make deliveries, including, but not limited
   28  to, common carriers. By acceptance of an alcoholic beverage
   29  license and the use of such vehicles, the licensee agrees that
   30  such vehicle shall always be subject to be inspected and
   31  searched without a search warrant, for the purpose of
   32  ascertaining that all provisions of the alcoholic beverage laws
   33  are complied with, by authorized employees of the division and
   34  also by sheriffs, deputy sheriffs, and police officers during
   35  business hours or other times the vehicle is being used to
   36  transport or deliver alcoholic beverages.
   37         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2018.