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The DC Code: § 25-734 Sale by retailer of beverages on credit prohibited.

Index25 Alcoholic Beverage Regulation (Refs & Annos)
a
A licensee under a retailer's license shall not sell on credit any alcoholic beverages except as provided in this section.
b
For purposes of this section, the extension of credit by the licensee under an off-premises retailer's license in connection with the sale of an alcoholic beverage through a document, device, or plan intended or adapted for the purpose of establishing credit, except through the use of a credit card, shall be considered a sale on credit.
c
This section shall not prohibit a club from extending credit to its members or the guests of members or a hotel from extending credit to its registered guests.
d
This section shall not prohibit the licensee under an on-premises retailer's license from accepting payment by credit card for sales of alcoholic beverages to customers.

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 § 25-133. Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 25-734. 1973 Ed., § 25-133. 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 6-217, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 25-101. DC CODE § 25-734 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Jan. 24, 1934, 48 Stat. 336, ch. 4, § 35; Dec. 8, 1970, 84 Stat. 1394, Pub. L. 91-535, § 6; Sept. 29, 1982, D.C. Law 4-157, § 14, 29 DCR 3617; Mar. 7, 1987, D.C. Law 6-217, § 15, 34 DCR 907; May 3, 2001, D.C. Law 13-298, § 101, 48 DCR 2959.)