ENTITLED An Act to modify requirements and restrictions related to certain alcoholic beverages.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota:
Section 1. That § 35-1-5.4 be AMENDED.
35-1-5.4. Certain uses exempt from tax--Manufacture and storage in public place or place of business--Consumption at place of business.
Any person who produces for personal, family, or similar use two hundred gallons or less of malt beverage each year or any person who produces for personal, family, or similar use two hundred gallons or less of cider each year or any person who produces for personal, family, or similar use two hundred gallons or less of wine each year is exempt from any license required by this title and is exempt from any tax or fee imposed by this title.
No malt beverage, cider, or wine produced pursuant to this section may be manufactured in a public place or place of business, and stored during the manufacturing process in a public place or place of business, unless the business holds a retail on premises manufacturer license pursuant to subdivision 35-4-2(21).
Malt beverage, cider, or wine produced pursuant to this section may only be stored or consumed on a licensed premises if the premises is licensed to sell such product and:
(1) Such place is at an exhibition, a festival, an educational event, a technical or sensory evaluation, or a tasting competition;
(2) The malt beverage, cider, or wine is conspicuously identified by the licensed business;
(3) The licensed business makes the location of manufacture available upon request;
(4) The malt beverage, cider, or wine is served free of charge or as a prize by the licensed business; and
(5) The malt beverage, cider, or wine does not exceed the sample size limitations pursuant to § 35-4-10.2.
The malt beverage, cider, or wine produced pursuant to this section may not be sold or offered for sale. The licensed business does not violate this section by charging a fee for admission to the exhibition, festival, educational event, technical or sensory evaluation, or tasting competition as long as no separate fee is charged for consumption of the malt beverage, cider, or wine and no portion of the admission fee nor any other compensation is paid to the person who produced the malt beverage, cider, or wine pursuant to this section.
Section 2. That § 35-4-10.2 be AMENDED.
35-4-10.2. Off-sale licensees permitted to provide free samples--No additional license required--Restrictions--Violation as misdemeanor.
A licensee holding a license pursuant to subdivision 35-4-2(3) or (5) may provide samples of malt beverages, wine, cider, distilled spirits, liqueurs, and cordials to the general public without obtaining an additional license. The licensee may only offer as samples the malt beverages, wine, cider, distilled spirits, liqueurs, and cordials that the licensee currently has in stock and is offering for sale to the general public. The malt beverage, wine, cider, distilled spirits, liqueur, and cordial samples shall be dispensed at no charge and shall be consumed on the licensed premises during the permitted hours of off-sale. No sample of malt beverage or cider may be larger than three fluid ounces. No sample of wine may be larger than fifty milliliters and no sample of distilled spirits, liqueur, or cordial may be larger than twenty-five milliliters. A violation of this section is a Class 1 misdemeanor.
Section 3. That § 35-4-66 be AMENDED.
35-4-66. Restrictions on transportation of beverages.
Alcoholic beverages may be transported only by:
(1) A transporter licensee in the course of delivery to persons authorized under this title to receive the alcoholic beverages;
(2) A manufacturer or wholesaler in the manufacturer or wholesaler licensee's own vehicles, carrying the manufacturer or wholesaler licensee's own merchandise;
(3) A manufacturer carrying only samples, sealed or unsealed;
(4) An individual, in interstate transportation carrying alcoholic beverages in quantities of one gallon or less, or in intrastate transportation carrying any quantity, but in either case carrying alcoholic beverages purchased by the individual for personal use only or produced by the individual pursuant to § 35-1-5.4;
(5) A common carrier in interstate commerce if the shipment originates outside the state and is destined for a point outside the state;
(6) A carrier licensee, in exercise of the privileges granted pursuant to the license or purchased by passengers for personal use while on the conveyance;
(7) An established religious organization, in interstate transportation carrying alcoholic beverages in quantities of four gallons or less, or in intrastate transportation carrying any quantity, but in either case only alcoholic beverages purchased by the established religious organization for sacramental use;
(8) An off-sale delivery licensee;
(9) A wine carrier as defined in § 35-12B-1; or
(10) A retailer, carrying the retailer's own merchandise purchased from a wholesaler to the retailer's licensed premises.
An Act to modify requirements and restrictions related to certain alcoholic beverages.
I certify that the attached Act originated in the:
Speaker of the House
President of the Senate
Secretary of the Senate
File No. ____
Chapter No. ______
Received at this Executive Office
this _____ day of _____________,
2021 at ____________M.
for the Governor
The attached Act is hereby
approved this ________ day of
______________, A.D., 2021
Filed ____________, 2021
at _________ o'clock __M.
Secretary of State
Asst. Secretary of State