Florida Senate - 2018 CS for CS for SB 1020
By the Committees on Commerce and Tourism; and Regulated
Industries; and Senators Young, Hutson, and Brandes
1 A bill to be entitled
2 An act relating to alcohol deliveries; amending s.
3 561.57, F.S.; including an electronic order as a type
4 of order construed as a sale made at a vendor’s
5 licensed place of business; authorizing a
6 manufacturer, distributor, or vendor to make certain
7 deliveries in a third-party vehicle under certain
8 circumstances; requiring that the recipient’s identity
9 and age be verified and documented at the time of
10 delivery; requiring that deliveries comply with s.
11 562.11, F.S.; providing an effective date.
13 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
15 Section 1. Subsections (1) and (2) of section 561.57,
16 Florida Statutes, are amended, and subsection (6) is added to
17 that section, to read:
18 561.57 Deliveries by licensees.—
19 (1) Vendors shall be permitted to make deliveries away from
20 their places of business of sales actually made at the licensed
21 place of business; provided, telephone, electronic, or mail
22 orders received at a vendor’s licensed place of business shall
23 be construed as a sale actually made at the vendor’s licensed
24 place of business.
25 (2) Deliveries made by a manufacturer, distributor, or
26 vendor away from his or her place of business may be made only
27 in vehicles that
which are owned or leased by the licensee.
28 Alternatively, such deliveries may be made in a third-party
29 vehicle pursuant to a contract with a third party with whom the
30 licensee has contracted to make deliveries, including, but not
31 limited to, common carriers. Any By acceptance of an alcoholic
32 beverage license and the use of such vehicle s, The licensee
33 agrees that s uch vehicle used to make such deliveries is shall
34 always be subject to inspections and searches be inspected and
35 searched without a search warrant, for the purpose of
36 ascertaining that all provisions of the alcoholic beverage laws
37 are complied with, by authorized employees of the division and
38 also by sheriffs, deputy sheriffs, and police officers when
39 during business hours or other times the vehicle is being used
40 to transport or deliver alcoholic beverages.
41 (6) Valid proof of the recipient’s identity and age shall
42 be verified and documented at the time of delivery. Deliveries
43 made pursuant to this section must comply with s. 562.11.
44 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2018.