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The DC Code: § 25-736 Gifts and loans from wholesaler prohibited.

Index25 Alcoholic Beverage Regulation (Refs & Annos)
a
A licensed wholesaler of alcoholic beverages, whether or not licensed under this title, shall not engage in the following transactions with a retail licensee:
1
Lend or give any money;
2
Sell equipment, furniture, fixtures, or property, except merchandise sold at the fair market value for resale by the licensee;
3
Rent, loan, or give any equipment, furniture, fixtures, or property; or
4
Give or sell any service.
b
A retail licensee shall not engage in the following transactions with a wholesaler:
1
Receive or accept any loan or gift of money;
2
Purchase equipment, furniture, fixtures, or property, except merchandise purchased at the fair market value for resale;
3
Rent from, borrow, or receive by gift equipment, furniture, fixtures, or property; or
4
Receive any service.
c
Notwithstanding subsections (a) and (b) of this section, with the prior approval of the Board, a wholesaler may sell, give, rent, or loan to a retail licensee any service or article of property costing the wholesaler not more than $500 and a retail licensee may purchase from, rent from, borrow, or receive by gift from a wholesaler any service or article of property costing the wholesaler not more than $500.
d
Notwithstanding subsections (a), (b), and (c) of this section, with the prior approval of the Board, a wholesaler may sell, rent, give, loan to a retail licensee computer equipment for the purpose of tracking the sale or delivery of alcoholic beverages.

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 § 25-120. Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 25-736. 1973 Ed., § 25-120. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 15-187 added subsec. (d). 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 § 25-103. For legislative history of D.C. Law 5-51, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 25-206. For Law 15-187, see notes following § 25-101. DC CODE § 25-736 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Jan. 24, 1934, 48 Stat. 331, ch. 4, § 19; Aug. 27, 1935, 49 Stat. 903, ch. 756, § 16; Sept. 29, 1982, D.C. Law 4-157, §§ 11, 15, 29 DCR 3617; Mar. 8, 1984, D.C. Law 5-51, § 2(b)(7), 30 DCR 5927; May 3, 2001, D.C. Law 13- 298, § 101, 48 DCR 2959; Sept. 30, 2004, D.C. Law 15-187, § 101(bb), 51 DCR 6525.)