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The DC Code: § 25-103 Exceptions to license requirement.

Index25 Alcoholic Beverage Regulation (Refs & Annos)
a
A physician, dentist, veterinarian, or person in charge of an institution regularly conducted as a hospital or sanatorium for the care of persons in ill health, or as a home devoted exclusively to the care of aged people, may administer alcoholic beverages to a patient in their care receiving treatment.
b
This title shall not apply to alcohol sold for use in the manufacture and sale of any of the following if they are unfit for beverage purposes:
1
Denatured alcohol produced and used pursuant to Acts of Congress and regulations promulgated thereunder;
2
Patent, proprietary, medicinal, pharmaceutical, antiseptic, and toilet preparations;
3
Flavoring extracts, syrups, and food products; or
4
Scientific, chemical, mechanical, and industrial products.

Historical and Statutory

D.C. Law 13-298 amended and enacted into law Title 25 of the District of Columbia Official Code. The text of this section is derived from provisions formerly found in D.C. Code §§ 25-108 and 25-109(c)-(f). For notes from former § 25-109, see § 25-102. Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 25-103. 1973 Ed., §§ 25-108, 25-109. Legislative History of Laws For D.C. Law 13-298, see notes following § 25-101. For legislative history of D.C. Law 4-157, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 25-101. For legislative history of D.C. Law 6-192, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 25-211. Law 11-255, the "Second Technical Amendments Act of 1996," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 11-905, which was referred to the Committee of the Whole. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on November 7, 1996, and December 3, 1996, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on December 24, 1996, it was assigned Act No. 11-519 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 11-255 became effective on April 9, 1997. DC CODE § 25-103 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Jan. 24, 1934, 48 Stat. 323, ch. 4, §§ 8, 9; June 29, 1953, 67 Stat. 102, ch. 159, § 404(b); Sept. 29, 1982, D.C. Law 4-157, § 5, 29 DCR 3617; Feb. 24, 1987, D.C. Law 6-192, § 26(b), 33 DCR 7836; Apr. 9, 1997, D.C. Law 11-255, § 21(a), 44 DCR 1271; May 3, 2001, D.C. Law 13-298, § 101, 48 DCR 2959.)