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12-47-409. Beer and Wine License.

(1)  A beer and wine license shall be issued to persons selling malt and vinous liquors and fermented malt beverages for consumption on the premises. Beer and wine licensees shall have sandwiches and light snacks available for consumption on the premises during business hours, but need not have meals available for consumption. 

 

(2) (a)  Every person selling malt and vinous liquors and fermented malt beverages as provided in this section shall purchase malt and vinous liquors and fermented malt beverages only from a wholesaler licensed pursuant to this article or article 46 of this title; except that, during a calendar year, any person selling malt and vinous liquors and fermented malt beverages as provided in this section may purchase not more than five hundred dollars' worth of:

 

(I) Malt and vinous liquors from retailer licensed pursuant to section 12-47-407 or 12-47-408; and

 

(II) Fermented malt beverages from a retailer licensed pursuant to section 12-46-104 (1) (c).

 

(b)  A beer and wine licensee shall retain evidence of each purchase of malt and vinous liquors from a retailer licensed pursuant to section 12-47-407 or 12-47-408 and each purchase of fermented malt beverages from a retailer licensed pursuant to section 12-46-104 (1) (c), in the form of a purchase receipt showing the name of the licensed retailer, the date of purchase, a description of the malt or vinous liquor or fermented malt beverages purchased, and the price paid for the purchase. The beer and wine licensee shall retain the receipt and shall make it available to the state and local licensing authorities at all times during business hours. 

 

(3)  It is unlawful for any owner, part owner, shareholder, or person interested directly or indirectly in a beer and wine license to conduct, own either in whole or in part, or be directly or indirectly interested in any other business licensed pursuant to this article or article 46 of this title; except that such a person may have an interest in a license described in section 12-46-104 (1)(c), 12-47-401(1)(j) to (1)(t), or 12-47-410(1) or in a financial institution referred to in section 12-47-308 (4).