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Title 7 : Alcoholic Beverages

Chapter 021 : PENALTIES

(Cite as: 7 V.S.A. § 661)
  • § 661. Violations of title

    (a)(1) A person that furnishes, sells, or keeps with intent to sell, or bottles or prepares for sale any alcoholic beverages, except as authorized by this title, or sells, barters, transports, imports, exports, delivers, prescribes, furnishes, or possesses alcohol, except as authorized by the Board of Liquor and Lottery, or that unlawfully manufactures alcohol or possesses a still or other apparatus for the manufacture of alcohol shall be imprisoned not more than 12 months nor less than three months or fined not more than $2,500.00 nor less than $100.00, or both.

    (2) For a subsequent conviction under subdivision (1) of this subsection within one year, a person shall be imprisoned not more than three years nor less than six months or fined not more than $5,000.00 nor less than $500.00, or both.

    (b) A person that willfully violates a provision of this title for which no other penalty is prescribed or that willfully violates a rule of the Board of Liquor and Lottery shall be imprisoned not more than three months nor less than one month or fined not more than $500.00 nor less than $100.00, or both.

    (c) The provisions of subsection (b) of this section shall not apply to a violation of subsection 1005(a) of this title, relating to purchase of tobacco products, tobacco substitutes, or tobacco paraphernalia by a person under 21 years of age. (Amended 1991, No. 70, § 4, eff. May 1, 1992; 2017, No. 83, § 118; 2018, No. 1 (Sp. Sess.), § 80; 2019, No. 27, § 7, eff. Sept. 1, 2019; 2019, No. 73, § 13.)