CHAPTER IV. BEVERAGESCHAPTER IV. BEVERAGES\ARTICLE 4. REGULATIONS PERTAINING TO KEGS OF BEER AND CEREAL MALT BEVERAGES

(a)   Any licensee who is authorized to sell at retail beer or cereal malt beverages by the keg for consumption off of the premises shall comply with all of the requirements of the Beer and Cereal Malt Beverage Keg Registration Act.

(b)   The licensee shall, upon request by any law enforcement officer, and during normal business hours, provide access for inspection and copying, for the purpose of identifying persons suspected of a violation of law, of any and all records the licensee is required to maintain under the Beer and Cereal Malt Beverage Keg Registration Act.

(Ord. 4553-05)

Any person who purchases a keg or the contents thereof shall:

(1)   Be of legal age to purchase, possess, or use beer and cereal malt beverage;

(2)   Provide proof of identification and such other information as the retailer may require in accordance with the Beer and Cereal Malt Beverage Keg Registration Act;

(3)   Sign a Declaration and Receipt in the form required by the Beer and Cereal Malt Beverage Keg Registration Act;

(4)   Not allow any person under the age of 21 to consume the keg contents except as allowed by law;

(5)   Not remove, obliterate, or allow to be removed or obliterated, the keg identification tag required by the Beer and Cereal Malt Beverage Keg Registration Act; and

(6)   Maintain, during the time the keg is in the purchaser’s possession or control, a copy with the keg of the Declaration and Receipt as required under the Beer and Cereal Malt Beverage Keg Registration Act.

(Ord. 4553-05)

It shall be unlawful for any person to:

(a)   Remove from a keg all or part of a keg identification tag required pursuant to this article;

(b)   Deface a keg identification tag to the extent the information contained on the tag cannot be read;

(c)   Fail to return a keg within 10 days of the due date; or

(d)   Possess a keg that does not have the keg identification tag;

provided, however, that the provisions of this section shall not apply to a manufacturer, distributor, or retailer, and shall not apply to any person who finds a discarded keg on such person’s property.

(Ord. 4553-05)

Any person violating any provision of this article shall be punished by a fine of not more than $1,000, or by imprisonment in jail for not more than six months, or by both such fine and imprisonment. Such penalties shall be in addition to and not in substitution of any other prescribed consequences of such violation, such as suspension or revocation of a license or permit issued under this chapter, or the rendering of a person as being ineligible for a license or permit under this chapter.

(Ord. 4553-05)