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. 10 11 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 12 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
whichare 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.