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The DC Code: § 25-722 Hours of sale and delivery for off-premises retail licensees.

Index25 Alcoholic Beverage Regulation (Refs & Annos)
a
A licensee under an off-premises retailer's license, class A or B, may sell and deliver alcoholic beverages only between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and midnight, Monday through Saturday, and during those same hours on December 24 and 31 of each year, subject to the voluntary agreements pursuant to § 25- 446.
b
The Board may also permit a licensee under an off-premises retailer's license, class B, to sell or deliver alcoholic beverages between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and midnight on Sundays, subject to the voluntary agreements pursuant to § 25-446 .
c
A licensee under a retailer's license, class B, which meets the requirements of § 25-303(c)(1) through (3), may also sell or deliver alcoholic beverages between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. on Sundays and between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and midnight, Monday through Sunday, and on December 24 and December 31 of each year.

Historical and Statutory

D.C. Law 13-298 amended and enacted into law Title 25 of the District of Columbia Official Code. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 15-187 rewrote the section which had read as follows: "(a) A licensee under an off-premises retailer's license, class A or B, may sell and deliver alcoholic beverages only between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and during those same hours on December 24 and 31 of each year. "(b) The Board may also permit a licensee under an off-premises retailer's license, class B, to sell or deliver alcoholic beverages between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. on Sundays. "(c) This section shall apply 90 days after May 3, 2001." D.C. Law 19-21, in subsecs. (a) and (b), substituted "midnight" for "10 p.m.". D.C. Law 19-168, in subsec. (a), substituted "7:00 a.m." for "9:00 a.m." and "each year, subject to voluntary agreements pursuant to § 25-446" for "each year"; and, in subsec. (b), substituted "7:00 a.m." for "9:00 a.m." and "on Sundays, subject to the voluntary agreements pursuant to § 25-446" for "on Sundays". Emergency Act Amendments For temporary (90 day) addition of section, see § 2 of Independence Day Class A Retailer Sales Emergency Act of 2010 (D.C. Act 18-451, June 28, 2010, 57 DCR 5667). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 8012 of Fiscal Year 2012 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2011 (D.C. Act 19-93, June 29, 2011, 58 DCR 5599). Legislative History of Laws For D.C. Law 13-298, see notes following § 25-101. For Law 15-187, see notes following § 25-101. For history of Law 19-21, see notes under § 47-305.02. For history of Law 19-168, see notes under § 25-110. Miscellaneous Notes Short title: Section 8121 of D.C. Law 19-21 provided that subtitle M of title VIII of the act may be cited as "Off-premise Alcohol Act of 2011". Section 8124 of D.C. Law 19-21 provides: "Sec. 8124. This subtitle shall apply as of July 1, 2011." Short title: Section 2051 of D.C. Law 19-168 provided that subtitle F of title II of the act may be cited as "Off-Premises Alcohol Act of 2012". DC CODE § 25-722 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(May 3, 2001, D.C. Law 13-298, § 101, 48 DCR 2959; Sept. 30, 2004, D.C. Law 15-187, § 101(z), 51 DCR 6525; Sept. 14, 2011, D.C. Law 19-21, § 8122, 58 DCR 6226; Sept. 20, 2012, D.C. Law 19-168, § 2052, 59 DCR 8025.)