ORS 471.175¹
Full on-premises sales license

(1) The holder of a full on-premises sales license may sell by the drink at retail wine, malt beverages, cider and distilled liquor. Except as provided in this section, all alcoholic beverages sold under a full on-premises sales license must be consumed on the licensed premises.

(2) A full on-premises sales license may be issued only to:

(a) Private clubs as described in subsection (8) of this section.

(b) Public passenger carriers as provided in ORS 471.182 (Issuance of full or limited on-premises sales license to public passenger carrier).

(c) Commercial establishments as defined in ORS 471.001 (Definitions for ORS chapters 471 and 473) (2).

(d) Public locations, other than those described in paragraphs (a) to (c) of this subsection, where food is cooked and served, and other food service amenities are provided, as prescribed by rules of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission.

(e) A caterer, subject to the requirements of ORS 471.184 (Catering and other temporary off-premises service under full or limited on-premises sales license).

(3) The holder of a full on-premises sales license shall allow a patron to remove a partially consumed bottle of wine from the licensed premises if the wine is served in conjunction with the patron’s meal, the patron is not a minor and the patron is not visibly intoxicated.

(4) The holder of a full on-premises sales license is entitled to purchase any distilled liquor from an agent of the commission appointed pursuant to ORS 471.750 (Liquor stores and warehouses) at a discount of not more than five percent off the regular listed price fixed by the commission, together with all taxes, in a manner prescribed by commission rule. For purposes of compensation by the commission, the appointed agent shall be credited with such sales at full retail cost.

(5) The holder of a full on-premises sales license may purchase distilled liquor only from a retail sales agent of the commission or from another person licensed under this section who has purchased the distilled liquor from a retail sales agent of the commission.

(6) The holder of a full on-premises sales license may sell factory-sealed containers of wine to a person who organizes a private gathering on the licensee’s premises if the wine was acquired as part of a larger purchase of wine by the licensee for the purpose of the gathering and only part of the larger purchase was consumed at the gathering. Wine sold under this subsection may be sold only for an amount adequate to compensate the licensee for the amounts paid by the licensee for the wine.

(7) The holder of a full on-premises sales license may sell malt beverages for consumption off the licensed premises in securely covered containers provided by the purchaser. Containers that hold beverages sold under this subsection may not hold more than two gallons.

(8) A private club, including fraternal and veterans organizations, may qualify for a full on-premises sales license under this section only if the club meets minimum membership, charter time and food service requirements set by commission rule and the club is an association of persons, whether incorporated or unincorporated, for the promotion of some common object, not including associations organized for any commercial or business purpose the object of which is money profit, owning, hiring or leasing a building or space in a building, of such extent and character as in the judgment of the commission may be suitable and adequate for the reasonable and comfortable use and accommodation of its members and their guests and provided with suitable and adequate space and equipment, implements and facilities, and employing a sufficient number of servants or employees for serving food and meals for its members and their guests; provided that no member or any officer, agent or employee of the club is paid, or directly or indirectly receives in the form of salary or other compensation, any profits from the disposition or sale of alcoholic liquor to the club or to the members of the club or its guests introduced by members, beyond the amount of such salary as may be fixed and voted on at annual meetings by the members, directors or other governing body of the club, and that, in the judgment of the commission, shall be reasonable and proper compensation for the services of such member, officer, agent or employee. [1999 c.351 §2; 2001 c.104 §213; 2001 c.154 §1]

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Atty. Gen. Opinions

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Law Review Cita­tions

16 WLR 479 (1979)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 471—Alcoholic Liquors Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors471.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 471, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­471ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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