2017 Session Laws

CHAPTER 165

(SB 128)

Alcohol manufacturer licensees
may participate in charitable retail events.


        ENTITLED, An Act to provide an exception for alcohol manufacturer and wholesaler licensees to participate in certain retail events and to declare an emergency.

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

    Section 1. That chapter 35-2 be amended by adding a NEW SECTION to read:

    Notwithstanding the provisions of § 35-2-6.4, a manufacturer licensee may pour or serve any alcoholic beverages and a wholesaler licensee may pour or serve wine at any event conducted by one of the following types of organizations 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. Whereas, this Act is necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, or safety, an emergency is hereby declared to exist, and this Act shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and approval.

     Signed March 14, 2017
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