2018 Session Laws

CHAPTER 217

(SB 178)

Alcoholic beverage licensing exemption
for events conducted by certain civic, charitable,
educational, fraternal, or veterans organizations.


        ENTITLED, An Act to provide certain exceptions from alcoholic beverage provisions regarding events conducted by certain civic, charitable, educational, fraternal, or veterans organizations.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:

    Section 1. That § 35-2-6.8 be amended to read:

    35-2-6.8. Notwithstanding the provisions of § 35-2-6.4 or 35-4-52, a licensed manufacturer licensee or wholesaler may pour or serve any alcoholic beverages and a wholesaler licensee may pour or serve wine at any at an event conducted by one of the following types of organizations any civic, charitable, educational, fraternal, or veterans organization licensed pursuant to § 35-4-124:

            (1)    A civic organization;

            (2)    A charitable organization;

            (3)    An educational organization;

            (4)    A fraternal organization; or

            (5)    A veterans organization.

    Section 2. That chapter 35-2 be amended by adding a NEW SECTION to read:

    Notwithstanding the provisions of § 35-2-6.4 or 35-4-52, a manufacturer or wholesaler may donate alcoholic beverages to any civic, charitable, educational, fraternal, or veterans organization licensed pursuant to § 35-4-124.

    Section 3. That chapter 35-4 be amended by adding a NEW SECTION to read:

    Notwithstanding the provisions of § 35-4-60, a civic, charitable, educational, fraternal, or veterans organization licensed pursuant to § 35-4-124 may purchase alcoholic beverages from any licensed wholesaler, or licensed retailer with off-sale privileges.

     Signed March 22, 2018
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