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Business and Professions Code - BPC

DIVISION 9. ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES [23000 - 25762]

  ( Division 9 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 152. )

CHAPTER 16. Regulatory Provisions [25600 - 25668]

  ( Chapter 16 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 152. )

ARTICLE 2. Hours of Sale and Delivery of Alcoholic Beverages [25631 - 25633]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 152. )

25631.
  

Any on- or off-sale licensee, or agent or employee of that licensee, who sells, gives, or delivers to any persons any alcoholic beverage or any person who knowingly purchases any alcoholic beverage between the hours of 2 o’clock a.m. and 6 o’clock a.m. of the same day, is guilty of a misdemeanor.

For the purposes of this section, on the day that a time change occurs from Pacific standard time to Pacific daylight saving time, or back again to Pacific standard time, “2 o’clock a.m.” means two hours after midnight of the day preceding the day such change occurs.

(Amended by Stats. 2007, Ch. 744, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 2008.)

25632.
  

Any retail licensee, or agent or employee of such licensee, who permits any alcoholic beverage to be consumed by any person on the licensee’s licensed premises during any hours in which it is unlawful to sell, give, or deliver any alcoholic beverage for consumption on the premises is guilty of a misdemeanor.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 152.)

25633.
  

Except as otherwise provided in this section, no person licensed as a manufacturer, winegrower, distilled spirits manufacturer’s agent, rectifier, or wholesaler of any alcoholic beverage shall deliver or cause to be delivered any alcoholic beverage to or for any person holding an on-sale or off-sale license on Sunday or except between the hours of 3 a.m. and 8 p.m. of any day other than Sunday. Any alcoholic beverage may be delivered at the platform of the manufacturing, producing, or distributing plant at any time. Nothing contained in this section prohibits the transportation or the carriage and delivery in transit at any time of any alcoholic beverage between the premises of a manufacturer, winegrower, wholesaler, distiller, importer, or any of them. Every person violating the provisions of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor.

(Amended by Stats. 1996, Ch. 334, Sec. 1. Effective August 8, 1996.)

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