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Wyoming Statutes Title 12. Alcoholic Beverages § 12-2-204. Out-of-state shipment of manufactured wine;  license;  fees;  restrictions;  conditions

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(a) Notwithstanding any law, rule or regulation to the contrary, any person currently licensed in its state of domicile as an alcoholic liquor or malt beverage manufacturer, importer, wholesaler or retailer who obtains an out-of-state shipper's license, as provided in this section, may ship no more than a total of thirty-six (36) liters of manufactured wine directly to any one (1) household in this state in any twelve (12) month period.

(b) Notwithstanding any law, rule or regulation to the contrary, any person currently licensed in its state of domicile as an alcoholic liquor or malt beverage manufacturer, importer, wholesaler or retailer who obtains an out-of-state shipper's license, as provided in this section, may ship to any Wyoming retail establishment which holds a liquor license in this state or any household in this state any manufactured wine which is not listed with the liquor division as part of its inventory and distribution operation.

(c) Before sending any shipment to a household or to a licensed retailer in this state, the out-of-state shipper shall:

(i) File an application with the liquor division of the department of revenue;

(ii) Pay a license fee of fifty dollars ($50.00) to the liquor division;

(iii) Provide a true copy of its current alcoholic liquor or malt beverage license issued in its state of domicile to the liquor division;

(iv) Provide such other information as may be required by the liquor division;  and

(v) Obtain from the liquor division an out-of-state shipper's license, after the division conducts such investigation as it deems necessary.

(d) Any out-of-state shippers licensed pursuant to this section shall:

(i) Not ship more than a total of thirty-six (36) liters of manufactured wine to any one (1) household in this state during any twelve (12) month period.  In the event any out-of-state shipper ships more than ninety (90) liters of any particular manufactured wine to any combination of households or licensed retailers in this state, the out-of-state shipper shall offer to sell the manufactured wine to the liquor division at wholesale prices;

(ii) Ship manufactured wine only to an individual who is at least twenty-one (21) years of age for such individual's personal use and not for resale.  No out-of-state shipper shall ship any malt beverage or spirituous liquor to any person in this state.  No out-of-state shipper shall ship any malt beverage or spirituous liquor to any retail establishment which holds a liquor license in this state;

(iii) Ensure that all shipping containers of manufactured wine shipped pursuant to this section are conspicuously labeled with the words:  “CONTAINS ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES. ADULT (OVER 21) SIGNATURE REQUIRED FOR DELIVERY”;

(iv) Ensure that all shipments into this state are made by a duly licensed carrier and further ensure that such carriers comply with the requirement to obtain an adult signature;

(v) Remit a tax of twelve percent (12%) of the retail price for each shipment of manufactured wine to the liquor division.  Each out-of-state shipper shall file a monthly report with the liquor division and include a copy of the invoice for each shipment of manufactured wine and remit any tax due.  The report shall be filed with the liquor division not later than the tenth of the month following the month in which the shipment was made.  Any report filed late with the liquor division shall be subject to a late filing fee of twenty-five dollars ($25.00);

(vi) Maintain records for at least three (3) years as will permit the liquor division to ascertain the truthfulness of the information filed and permit the division to perform an audit of the licensee's records upon reasonable request;  and

(vii) Be deemed to have consented to the personal jurisdiction of the liquor division or any other state agency and the courts of this state concerning enforcement of this section and any related laws, rules or regulations.

(e) The out-of-state shipper shall annually renew its license with the liquor division by paying a renewal fee of fifty dollars ($50.00), providing a true copy of its current alcoholic liquor or malt beverage license issued in its state of domicile, and further providing other information as may be required.

(f) Any person who makes, participates in, transports, imports or receives a shipment in violation of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor.  Each shipment shall constitute a separate offense.  Where the person holds an out-of-state shipper's license, license suspension or revocation may be in addition to or in lieu of the foregoing penalties.

Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Wyoming Statutes Title 12. Alcoholic Beverages § 12-2-204. Out-of-state shipment of manufactured wine;  license;  fees;  restrictions;  conditions - last updated December 01, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/wy/title-12-alcoholic-beverages/wy-st-sect-12-2-204.html


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