TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

CHAPTER Liq 100  ORGANIZATIONAL RULES

        PART Liq 101  DEFINITIONS

                  Section Liq 101.01  Statutory Definitions Adopted

                  Section Liq 101.02  Definitions

 

        PART Liq 102  DESCRIPTION OF THE COMMISSION

                  Section Liq 102.01  Functions of Commission

 

        PART Liq 103  METHODS BY WHICH THE PUBLIC MAY REQUEST OR OBTAIN INFORMATION PURSUANT TO RSA 91-A:4

                  Section Liq 103.01  Requests For Information Pursuant to RSA 91-A:4

 

CHAPTER Liq 200  PROCEDURAL RULES

        PART Liq 201  DECLARATORY RULING PROCEDURES

                  Section Liq 201.01  Interpretation of Statutes/Administrative Rules

                  Section Liq 201.02  Declaratory Rulings by Agency

                  Section Liq 201.03  Interpretation of Statutes

 

        PART Liq 202  PETITIONS FOR RULEMAKING

                  Section Liq 202.01  Petition for Adoption of Rules

                  Section Liq 202.02  Commission Response

 

        PART Liq 203  RULEMAKING HEARINGS PROCEDURES

                  Section Liq 203.01  Purpose

                  Section Liq 203.02  Scope

                  Section Liq 203.03  Notice

                  Section Liq 203.04  Media Access

                  Section Liq 203.05  Moderator

                  Section Liq 203.06  Public Participation

 

        PART Liq 204 - RESERVED

                  Sections Liq 204.01 – 204.05  Reserved

 

        PART Liq 205  ADJUDICATIVE HEARINGS AND OTHER HEARINGS

                  Section Liq 205.01  Purpose and Scope

                  Section Liq 205.02  Definitions

                  Section Liq 205.03  Adjudicative Pre-hearing Requirements for Licensees

                  Section Liq 205.04  Prehearing Conferences

                  Section Liq 205.05  Settlements

                  Section Liq 205.06  Appearance Before the Commission

                  Section Liq 205.07  Computation of Time; Changes in Time

                  Section Liq 205.08  Filing of Documents

                  Section Liq 205.09  Signature and Certification of Veracity

                  Section Liq 205.10  Pleadings, Petitions, and Responses

                  Section Liq 205.11  Adjudicative Proceedings

                  Section Liq 205.12  Notice and Conduct of Hearings

 

        PART Liq 206  PROCEDURES AND CONSIDERATIONS AFTER ADJUDICATIVE HEARINGS

                  Section Liq 206.01  Licensee Record

                  Section Liq 206.02  Commission Consideration

                  Section Liq 206.03  Penalty Administration

                  Section Liq 206.04  Rehearing

 

        PART Liq 207  PETITIONS FOR REVOCATION

                  Section Liq 207.01  Petition for Revocation

                  Section Liq 207.02  Commission Response

                  Section Liq 207.03  Denial of Petitions

                  Section Liq 207.04  Revocation Hearings

                  Section Liq 207.05  Grounds for Holding Revocation Hearings

                  Section Liq 207.06  Licensee Record

                  Section Liq 207.07  Evidence

                  Section Liq 207.08  Revocation

 

        PART Liq 208  LICENSING HEARINGS

                  Section Liq 208.01  Purpose

                  Section Liq 208.02  Informational Licensing Hearings

                  Section Liq 208.03  License Denials

                  Section Liq 208.04  License Denial Appeal Hearings

 

        PART Liq 209  SUSPENSIONS OF LICENSES PRIOR TO A HEARING

                  Section Liq 209.01  Immediate Suspensions Requiring a Hearing

                  Section Liq 209.02  Emergency Suspensions – No Hearing Required

 

CHAPTER Liq 300  APPLICATION DE-LISTING AND LISTING PROCEDURES

        PART Liq 301  SYSTEM ESTABLISHED

                  Section Liq 301.01  Purpose

                  Section Liq 301.02  Definition of Terms

 

        PART Liq 302  LISTING APPLICATION PROCEDURE

                  Section Liq 302.01  Application Procedure

                  Section Liq 302.02  Notification of Decision

 

        PART Liq 303  SPIRITS LISTING PROCEDURE

                  Section Liq 303.01  Purpose

                  Section Liq 303.02  Test Market

                  Section Liq 303.03  Test Market Procedure

                  Section Liq 303.04  Test Market Performance/Listing

                  Section Liq 303.05  Additional Sizes

                  Section Liq 303.06  Change in Size

                  Section Liq 303.07  Change in Container

                  Section Liq 303.08  Change in Proof

 

        PART Liq 304  WINE LISTING PROCEDURE

                  Section Liq 304.01  Purpose

                  Section Liq 304.02  Requests for Listing

                  Section Liq 304.03  Listing Procedure for State Retail Stores

                  Section Liq 304.04  De-Listing Procedure for State Retail Stores

                  Section Liq 304.05  Additional Sizes

                  Section Liq 304.06  Change in Container

 

        PART Liq 305  DESSERT WINES AND VERMOUTH

                  Section Liq 305.01  Listing

 

        PART Liq 306  SPECIALTY ITEMS/SPECIAL ORDERS

                  Section Liq 306.01  Specialty Listing

                  Section Liq 306.02  Holiday Listing

                  Section Liq 306.03  Special Orders

 

        PART Liq 307  ADMINISTRATIVE LIMITATIONS AND PROHIBITIONS

                  Section Liq 307.01  Cost Changes by Vendor/Manufacturer

                  Section Liq 307.02  Swaps Prohibited

                  Section Liq 307.03  Listing Limitations

 

        PART Liq 308  DE-LISTING PROCEDURE

                  Section Liq 308.01  Purpose

                  Section Liq 308.02  De-listing Criteria

                  Section Liq 308.03  Warning Status

                  Section Liq 308.04  Sale of De-listed Products

 

        PART Liq 309  DE-LISTING REVIEW PROCESS

                  Section Liq 309.01  Purpose

                  Section Liq 309.02  De-listing Review Procedure

 

CHAPTER Liq 400  RULES GOVERNING LICENSEE OPERATIONS

        PART Liq 401  DEFINITIONS

                  Section Liq 401.01  Definition of Terms

                  Section Liq 401.02  Bailment Warehouser Fees

                  Section Liq 401.03  Vendor Inventory

                  Section Liq 401.04  Inactive Brand Codes

                  Section Liq 401.05  Damaged Products

                  Section Liq 401.06  Commission Control of Bailment Product

 

        PART Liq 402  PURCHASING AND SUPPLYING

                  Section Liq 402.01  Purchase of Supplies of Liquor or Wine from the Commission

                  Section Liq 402.02  Prohibition on Solicitation of Gifts From Manufacturers, Liquor Vendors, Table Wine Vendors, and Wholesale Distributors

                  Section Liq 402.03  Licensee Entertainment

 

        PART Liq 403  SIGN RESTRICTIONS

                  Section Liq 403.01  Neon Sign

                  Section Liq 403.02  Neon Sign Advertising

 

        PART Liq 404  PREMISES

                  Section Liq 404.01  Gambling

                  Section Liq 404.02  Grocery or Convenience Stores Combination Licenses

                  Section Liq 404.03  Use of Cocktail Lounges

                  Section Liq 404.04  Curbside Service; Retail Delivery

                  Section Liq 404.05  Authorization For Other Areas Licensing Criteria

                  Section Liq 404.06  Felon Exception Approvals

                  Section Liq 404.07  Safekeeping of Licenses

 

        PART Liq 405  PUBLIC SAMPLING OF BEVERAGE/LIQUOR/WINE PURSUANT TO RSA 179:44

                  Section Liq 405.01  Definitions

                  Section Liq 405.02  Beverage/Liquor/Wine Public Sampling Notification

                  Section Liq 405.03  Liquor/Wine Purchases, Restrictions

                  Section Liq 405.04  Who May Conduct Tastings/Responsibility

                  Section Liq 405.05  Serving Sizes, Restrictions

                  Section Liq 405.06  Advertising

 

CHAPTER Liq 500  RULES RELATING TO PARTICULAR LICENSEES

        PART Liq  501  CLUBS

                  Section Liq 501.01  Definitions

                  Section Liq 501.02  Roster of Members

                  Section Liq 501.03  Sons of the American Legion, Veterans and Social Club Auxiliary Member Cocktail Lounge Privileges

                  Section Liq 501.04  People to Whom Liquor May be Served In Veterans and Social Clubs

                  Section Liq 501.05  Guests and the Guest Book Requirements for Veterans and Social Clubs

                  Section Liq 501.06  Access Restricted

                  Section Liq 501.07  Records Available for Inspection

                  Section Liq 501.08  Date for Submission of Report; Forms

                  Section Liq 501.09  Beano Games

                  Section Liq 501.10  Minutes of Meetings; Financial Statement Retained

                  Section Liq 501.11  Application for Membership

                  Section Liq 501.12  Beverages and Liquor Served

                  Section Liq 501.13  Rental of Club Rooms

                  Section Liq 501.14  Advertisements

                  Section Liq 501.15  Transfers

 

        PART Liq 502  HOTELS

                  Section Liq 502.01  Service Bars

                  Section Liq 502.02  Minimum Opening Requirement for Hotels

                  Section Liq 502.03  Service and Preparation of Food

 

        PART Liq 503  RESTAURANTS

                  Section Liq 503.01  Account of Business

                  Section Liq 503.02  Certification Form

                  Section Liq 503.03  Minimum Opening Requirement for Full Service Restaurants Licenses for Full Liquor Sales

                  Section Liq 503.04  Service and Preparation of Food

 

        PART Liq 504  RESERVED

 

        PART Liq 505  ONE DAY LICENSES ISSUED PURSUANT TO RSA 178:20, V(1)

                  Section Liq 505.01  Definitions

                  Section Liq 505.02  Conflict of Rules

                  Section Liq 505.03  Hours of Service

                  Section Liq 505.04  Records to be Maintained

                  Section Liq 505.05  Surrender of License

 

        PART Liq 506  WHOLESALE DISTRIBUTORS, BEVERAGE MANUFACTURERS, BEVERAGE VENDORS, AND OTHER LICENSEES

                  Section Liq 506.01  Rebates and Discounts

                  Section Liq 506.02  Sale or Delivery in Less than Case Lots

                  Section Liq 506.03  Equipment, Furniture, Fixtures and Property

                  Section Liq 506.04  Sale on Credit

                  Section Liq 506.05  Deposits, Rebates

                  Section Liq 506.06  Keg Registration

                  Section Liq 506.07  Wholesale Distributor Transfer and Receipt From Other Than Beverage Vendor or Beverage Vendor Importer

                  Section Liq 506.08  Licensing

                  Section Liq 506.09  Registration; Territories

                  Section Liq 506.10  Forms; Filing Deadlines

                  Section Liq 506.11  Beverage Manufacturers Tax Reporting; Filing Deadlines

                  Section Liq 506.12  Bill and Hold Procedures

                  Section Liq 506.13  Ownership and Pricing of Beverage Product; Prepaid Orders

                  Section Liq 506.14  Brew Pub Reporting Forms; Filing Deadlines

 

        PART Liq 507  CATERER'S ON AND OFF SITE LICENSES

                  Section Liq 507.01  Definitions

                  Section Liq 507.02  Notification

                  Section Liq 507.03  Application for Additional Sites

                  Section Liq 507.04  Restrictions on Serving

                  Section Liq 507.05  Certification Form

                  Section Liq 507.06  Account of Business

                  Section Liq 507.07  Service and Preparation of Food - RESERVED

 

        PART Liq 508  AGENCY STORES

                  Section Liq 508.01  Purpose

                  Section Liq 508.02  Definitions

                  Section Liq 508.03  General Conditions

                  Section Liq 508.04  Special Seasonal Agency Stores

                  Section Liq 508.05  Agency Store Discounts/Compensation

                  Section Liq 508.06  Status of Agency Store Operator and Employees

                  Section Liq 508.07  Days and Hours of Operation

                  Section Liq 508.08  Temporary Closures

                  Section Liq 508.09  Advertising and Promotion

                  Section Liq 508.10  Sales Restrictions

                  Section Liq 508.11  Prices

                  Section Liq 508.12  Inventory

                  Section Liq 508.13  Purchasing of Liquor

                  Section Liq 508.14  Store Operations

                  Section Liq 508.15  Storage Facilities; Premises

                  Section Liq 508.16  Sales Agent Selection Procedure

                  Section Liq 508.17  Agency Store Sales Agent Selection Criteria

                  Section Liq 508.18  Annual Agency Store License Renewal Review

                  Section Liq 508.19  Sales Agent Vacancy

                  Section Liq 508.20  Prohibitions

 

        PART Liq 509  GOLF FACILITY

                  Section Liq 509.01  Beverage Sales From Mobile Service Bars on Golf Fairways

 

        PART Liq 510  ALCOHOL CONSULTANT

                  Section Liq 510.01  Definitions

                  Section Liq 510.02  Notifications

                  Section Liq 510.03  Liquor/wine and Beverages Purchases, Restrictions

                  Section Liq 510.04  Age Verifications

                  Section Liw 510.05  Sale Restrictions

                  Section Liq 510.06  Serving Sizes, Restrictions

                  Section Liq 510.07  Advertising

 

CHAPTER Liq 600  ENFORCEMENT POLICY

        PART Liq 601  PURPOSE AND EFFECT

                  Section Liq 601.01  Purpose

                  Section Liq 601.02  Effects of These Rules

                  Section Liq 601.03  Definition of Terms

                  Section Liq 601.04  Statutory Violations Subject to Administrative Action

                  Section Liq 601.05  Administrative Rules Subject to Administrative Action

 

        PART Liq 602  OPERATIONAL PROCEDURES

                  Section 602.01  Investigative Procedure

                  Section 602.02  Administrative Notice

 

        PART Liq 603  ADMINISTRATIVE PENALTIES FOR LIQUOR VIOLATIONS

                  Section Liq 603.01  Standard Penalties

                  Section Liq 603.02  Penalties After Commission Hearings

                  Section Liq 603.03  Special Penalty Exceptions

                  Section Liq 603.04  Revocations; Payment of Fines

                  Section Liq 603.05  Penalties For Violating Commission Orders

 

        PART Liq 604  PAYMENT OF FINES; PROCEDURES FOR NON-PAYMENT OF FINES FOR LIQUOR VIOLATIONS

                  Section 604.01  Notice; Delivery; and Procedures For Non-Payment of Fines

 

        PART Liq 605  ADMINISTRATIVE PENALTIES AND FINE PROVISIONS FOR TOBACCO VIOLATIONS

                  Section Liq 605.01  Commission Compliance

                  Section Liq 605.02  First Offense

                  Section Liq 605.03  Second Offense

                  Section Liq 605.04  Third Offense

                  Section Liq 605.05  Fourth Offense

                  Section Liq 605.06  Fifth Offense

                  Section Liq 605.07  Notice; Delivery; and Procedures For Non-Payment of Tobacco Fines

 

CHAPTER Liq 700  LICENSEE LICENSING

                  PART Liq 701  CHAPTER DEFINITIONS AND OVERLYING CONDITIONS

                  Section Liq 701.01  Definition of Terms

                  Section Liq 701.02  Completing Forms

                  Section Liq 701.03  Incomplete Form Returned

                  Section Liq 701.04  Failure to Comply with Statute or Rule

                  Section Liq 701.05  Fees, Form of Payment

                  Section Liq 701.06  When Submitted

                  Section Liq 701.07  Checks

 

        PART Liq 702  APPLICATION PROCESS

                  Section Liq 702.01  Purpose

                  Section Liq 702.02  Procedure to Apply

                  Section Liq 702.03  Requirements of Investigator/Licensing Agent

                  Section Liq 702.04  Requirements of Applicants

                  Section Liq 702.05  Credit for Fees

                  Section Liq 702.06  Training Required, Designee

                  Section Liq 702.07  Management Training Seminar

                  Section Liq 702.08  License Suspension

 

        PART Liq 703  LICENSING FORMULA

                  Section Liq 703.01  Purpose

                  Section Liq 703.02  Definitions

                  Section Liq 703.03  Publication Required

                  Section Liq 703.04  Formula for Calculation of Licensing Months

                  Section Liq 703.05  Table A

                  Section Liq 703.06  License Fees

                  Section Liq 703.07  Refunds Prohibited

 

        PART Liq 704  LICENSE RENEWALS

                  Section Liq 704.01  Notice of Renewal

                  Section Liq 704.02  Bond Required

 

        PART Liq 705  LICENSE APPLICATION FEES

                  Section Liq 705.01  Mini-App/Processing and Investigation Fees for New Licenses

                  Section Liq 705.02  Mini-App/License Processing and Investigation Fees

 

        PART Liq 706  REQUIRED INFORMATION TO BE SUPPLIED ON, OR IN ADDITION TO NEW OR RENEWAL APPLICATION FORM LE-1

                  Section Liq 706.01  Information Required on Applications

                  Section Liq 706.02  Liquor Manufacturer Licenses

                  Section Liq 706.03  Rectifier Licenses

                  Section Liq 706.04  Liquor and Wine Vendor License

                  Section Liq 706.05  Warehouse Licenses

                  Section Liq 706.06  Wine Manufacturer’s License

                  Section Liq 706.07  Liquor and Wine Representative License

                  Section Liq 706.08  Beverage Manufacturer Licenses

                  Section Liq 706.09  Carrier License

                  Section Liq 706.10  Beverage Vendor Licenses

                  Section Liq 706.11  Wholesale Distributor Licenses

                  Section Liq 706.12  Off-Premises Special License

                  Section Liq 706.13  Combination License

                  Section Liq 706.14  Retail Table Wine License

                  Section Liq 706.15  Bed and Breakfast License

                  Section Liq 706.16  State Fair License

                  Section Liq 706.17  Airport License

                  Section Liq 706.18  Ballroom License

                  Section Liq 706.19  Caterer License On-Site

                  Section Liq 706.20  Caterer License Off-Site

                  Section Liq 706.21  College Club License

                  Section Liq 706.22  Military Club License

                  Section Liq 706.23  Veterans and Social Club Cocktail Lounge License

                  Section Liq 706.24  Convention Center License

                  Section Liq 706.25  Hotel License

                  Section Liq 706.26  One-Day License

                  Section Liq 706.27  Performing Arts Facility License

                  Section Liq 706.28  Pari-mutuel and Commercial Motor Vehicle Race Track License

                  Section Liq 706.29  Dining Car or Rail Car License

                  Section Liq 706.30  Restaurant and Related Licenses

                  Section Liq 706.31  Vessel License

                  Section Liq 706.32  Agency Store License

                  Section Liq 706.33  Brew Pub License

                  Section Liq 706.34  Sports Recreation Facility License

                  Section Liq 706.35  Alcohol Consultants

 

        PART Liq 707  PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS REQUIRED FOR NEW OR RENEWAL APPLICATIONS FOR LICENSES

                  Section Liq 707.01  Liquor /Rectifier Manufacturer's Requirements

                  Section Liq 707.02  Liquor/Wine/Beverage Warehouse Requirements

                  Section Liq 707.03  Wine Manufacturer Requirements

                  Section Liq 707.04  Liquor and Wine Representative Requirements

                  Section Liq 707.05  Beverage Manufacturer License Requirements

                  Section Liq 707.06  Wholesale Distributor License Requirements

                  Section Liq 707.07  Combination License Requirements

                  Section Liq 707.08  Retail Table Wine License Requirements

                  Section Liq 707.09  On-Sale Beverage and Wine License Requirements

                  Section Liq 707.10  On-Sale Beverage and Liquor License Requirements

                  Section Liq 707.11  On-Sale Cocktail Lounge Licenses

 

CHAPTER Liq 800  RESERVED

 

CHAPTER Liq 900  LICENSEE CREDIT AND BILLING PROCEDURES

        PART Liq 901  SYSTEM ESTABLISHED - EXPIRED

                  Section Liq 901.01  Purpose

                  Section Liq 901.02  Effects of These Rules

                  Section Liq 901.03  Definition of Terms

 

        PART Liq 902  APPLICATION PROCEDURE

                  Section Liq 902.01  Application Form

                  Section Liq 902.02  Credit Approval

 

        PART Liq 903  BILLING AND PRICING OF ORDERS

                  Section Liq 903.01  Pricing

                  Section Liq 903.02  Responsibility of Ownership

                  Section Liq 903.03  Payment Deadlines for Credit Sales

 

        PART Liq 904  LATE/NON PAYMENT

                  Section Liq 904.01  Operating Conditions Governing Licensees

 

        PART Liq 905  BANKRUPTCY

                  Section Liq 905.01  Licensee Bankruptcy

 

        PART Liq 906  DISPUTED CHARGES

                  Section Liq 906.01  Payment

                  Section Liq 906.02  Returning Merchandise

                  Section Liq 906.03  Discontinued Business

 

CHAPTER Liq 1000  RULES RELATING TO TOBACCO

        PART Liq 1001  TOBACCO SAMPLING

                  Section Liq 1001.01  Proof of Age

                  Section Liq 1001.02  Distribution

 

        PART Liq 1002  DELIVERY OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS

                  Section Liq 1002.01  License Required

 

        PART Liq 1003  PACKAGING

                  Section Liq 1003.01  Manufacturer’s Packaging Required

 

        PART Liq 1004  FEDERAL LAW AND RULE APPLICABILITY

                  Section Liq 1004.01  Federal Provisions

 

CHAPTER Liq 1100  RULES RELATING TO DIRECT SHIPMENT

        PART Liq 1101  CHAPTER DEFINITIONS

                  Section Liq 1101.01  Definition of Terms

 

        PART Liq 1102  OVERLYING CONDITIONS FOR PERMITS

                  Section Liq 1102.01  Permits for Licensees in their State of Domicile

                  Section Liq 1102.02  Permitees Shipping Through Licensed Carriers

                  Section Liq 1102.03  Completing Forms

                  Section Liq 1102.04  Fees, Form of Payment

                  Section Liq 1102.05  Applicant Information Required

                  Section Liq 1102.06  Permit Renewals

                  Section Liq 1102.07  Alcohol Consultant Employment by a Direct Shipper

 

        PART Liq 1103  SHIPMENT AND FEE REPORTING

                  Section Liq 1103.01  Direct Shipping Reports and Fees Due

                  Section Liq 1103.02  Direct Shipping Worksheet

                  Section Liq 1103.03  Fulfillment House Requirements

 

        PART Liq 1104  LICENSED COMMON CARRIER REQUIREMENTS FOR DIRECT SHIPMENTS

                  Section Liq 1104.01  Record Keeping Requirements

                  Section Liq 1104.02  Warehouse Requirements for Direct Delivery Shipments

                  Section Liq 1104.03  Commission Notification

                  Section Liq 1104.04  Illegal Products

                  Section Liq 1104.05  Illegal Delivery

 

        PART Liq 1105  IDENTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

                  Section Liq 1105.01  Direct Shipper Package Mark

 

        PART Liq 1106  LICENSE PURCHASES FROM DIRECT SHIPPERS

                  Section Liq 1106.01  Request to Purchase

                  Section Liq 1106.02  Commission Determination

                  Section Liq 1106.03  Licensee Notification