21.533.12 96th Legislative Session 838

2021 South Dakota Legislature

Senate Bill 110

Introduced by: Senator Maher

An Act to revise certain provisions for authorizing wholesalers to purchase alcoholic beverages.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota:

Section 1. That § 35-4-60.1 be AMENDED.

35-4-60.1. Wholesalers to purchase only from brand owner or brand owner's agent or licensed wholesaler.

No licensed wholesaler may purchase or accept delivery of any brand of alcoholic beverages, unless those alcoholic beverages are purchased from the brand owner or the brand owner's authorized agent and the brand owner or the brand owner's authorized agent has one of its employees visit each place of business licensed under § 35-4-2 at least once per month, or from another licensed wholesaler operating solely within this state. Alcoholic beverages imported into this state shall come to rest at the warehouse of the licensed wholesaler before sale and delivery to a retail licensee. Alcoholic beverages obtained from any licensed manufacturer located in this state do not need to come to rest at the warehouse of the licensed wholesaler before sale and delivery to a retail licensee if the wholesaler takes physical possession of the alcoholic beverages.

Catchlines are not law. (§ 2-16-13.1) Underscores indicate new language.

Overstrikes indicate deleted language.