CHAPTER 60. STATE CONTROL OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS.

§60-3-1. Sales at retail and wholesale.

The sale of alcoholic liquors at wholesale and retail in this state shall be a state monopoly, except for retail sales made by authority of article six, section two and article seven of this chapter. Alcoholic liquors shall be sold at retail only through the state stores, agencies of the West Virginia Alcohol Beverage Control Commissioner, and may be sold by private clubs holding a license issued under the provisions of article seven of this chapter.

The commissioner may sell such liquors at wholesale to persons licensed to purchase at wholesale as provided in this chapter and wine may be sold by farm wineries licensed under and subject to the provisions of this chapter.

(NOTE: The preceding version of §60-3-1 is in the form of H.B. 935 enacted March 5, 1981, relating to making certain exemptions from the state monopoly on the sale of wine. Specifically, section two, article six of this chapter relating to the manufacture and sale of cider and the provision on farm wineries licensed under chapter sixty are the exemptions. See the following version of this same section enacted in a different form. For 1981 Acts, see chapter 218.)

§60-3-1. Sales at retail and wholesale.

The sale of alcoholic liquors at wholesale and retail in this state is a state monopoly, except for sales made by authority of articles seven and eight of this chapter.

(NOTE: The preceding version of §60-3-1 is in the form of H.B. 1111 enacted March 26, 1981, mainly removing the state monopoly on the sale of wine. See above the first version of this same section enacted in a different form. For 1981 Acts, see chapter 217.)

Bills Affecting §60-3-1

2003 Regular Session: HB3159
2009 1X: HB105
2009 1X: SB1007
2009 Regular Session: HB2572
2009 Regular Session: SB282
2010 Regular Session: SB545
2013 Regular Session: HB2573
2013 Regular Session: SB324
2014 Regular Session: SB318
2015 Regular Session: HB2957
2015 Regular Session: HB2957
2015 Regular Session: SB66
2016 Regular Session: HB4314
2016 Regular Session: SB497
2016 Regular Session: SB674
2017 Regular Session: HB2820
2017 Regular Session: HB2820
2017 Regular Session: HB2820
2018 Regular Session: SB275
2020 Regular Session: HB4055
2021 Regular Session: HB2912
2021 Regular Session: HB2912
2021 Regular Session: HB2912