Sale of kegs of malt beverages
- • rules
- • penalty
On and after January 1, 1978:
(1) The Oregon Liquor Control Commission by rule shall require the identification of kegs of malt beverages sold directly to consumers who are not licensees of the commission and the signing of a receipt therefor by the purchaser in order to allow the kegs to be traced if the contents are consumed in violation of the Liquor Control Act. The keg identification shall be in the form of a numbered label prescribed and supplied by the commission which identifies the seller and which is removable or obliterated when the keg is processed for refilling. The receipt shall be on a form prescribed and supplied by the commission and shall include the name and address of the purchaser; motor vehicle operator’s license number, if any; the automobile registration of the motor vehicle in which the keg was removed from the seller’s premises, if any; and such other identification as the commission by rule may require. The receipt shall contain a statement that must be signed by the purchaser that, under penalty of false swearing, the purchaser will not allow consumption of any malt beverage in the keg in violation of ORS 471.410 (Providing liquor to person under 21 or to intoxicated person). A copy of the receipt shall be given to the purchaser and the seller shall retain the original receipt for such period as the commission by rule may require.
(2) Possession of a keg containing malt beverages which is not identified as required by subsection (1) of this section is a Class A misdemeanor.
(3) A person who signs a receipt described in subsection (1) of this section in order to obtain a keg, knowing the receipt to be false, or who falsifies any information required on the receipt, is guilty of false swearing as prescribed by ORS 162.075 (False swearing).
(4) As used in this section, "keg" means any brewery-sealed, individual container of malt beverage having a liquid capacity of more than seven gallons. [1977 c.551 §2; 1997 c.249 §173]
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