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7 V.S.A. § 231. Fees for licenses and permits; disposition of fees



§ 231. Fees for licenses and permits; disposition of fees

(a) The following fees shall be paid:

(1) For a manufacturer's or rectifier's license to manufacture or rectify malt beverages and vinous beverages or to manufacture or rectify spirituous liquors, $285.00 for either license.

(2) For a bottler's license, $1,705.00.

(3) For a wholesale dealer's license, $1,140.00 for each location.

(4) For a first class license, $230.00.

(5) For a second class license, $140.00.

(6) For a third class license, $1,000.00 for an annual license and $500.00 for a six-month license.

(7) For a shipping license for vinous beverages:

(A) In-state consumer shipping license, initial and renewal, $300.00.

(B) Out-of-state consumer shipping license, initial and renewal,$300.00.

(C) Retail shipping license, $230.00.

(8)(A) For a caterer's license, $230.00.

(B) For a commercial catering license, $200.00.

(C) For a request to cater permit, $20.00.

(9) [Repealed.]

(10) [Repealed.]

(11) For up to ten fourth class vinous licenses, $65.00.

(12) For an industrial alcohol distributors license, $200.00.

(13) For a special events permit, $35.00.

(14) For a festival permit, $115.00.

(15) For a wine tasting permit, $25.00.

(16) For an educational sampling event permit, $230.00.

(17) For an outside consumption permit, $20.00.

(18) For a certificate of approval:

(A) For malt beverages, $2,275.00.

(B) For vinous beverages, $900.00.

(19) For a solicitor's license, $65.00.

(20) For a vinous beverages storage license, $215.00.

(21) For a promotional tasting permit for a railroad, $20.00.

(22) For an art gallery or bookstore permit, $20.00.

(b) Except for fees collected for first, second, and third class licenses, the fees collected pursuant to subsection (a) of this section shall be deposited in the Liquor Control Enterprise Fund. The other fees shall be distributed as follows:

(1) Third class license fees: 55 percent shall go to the Liquor Control Enterprise Fund, and 45 percent shall go to the General Fund and shall fund alcohol abuse prevention and treatment programs.

(2) First and second class license fees: At least 50 percent of first class and second class license fees shall go to the respective municipalities in which the licensed premises are located, and the remaining percentage of those fees shall go to the Liquor Control Enterprise FDnd. A municipality may retain more than 50 percent of the fees that the municipality collected for first and second class licenses to the extent that the municipality has assumed responsibility for enforcement of those licenses pursuant to a contract with the Department. The Department shall adopt rules regarding contracts entered into pursuant to this subdivision. (Amended 1971, No. 64, § 2; 1975, No. 44, § 3, eff. April 15, 1975; 1975, No. 195 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. March 27, 1976; 1985, No. 159 (Adj. Sess.), § 2; 2001, No. 143 (Adj. Sess.), § 11, eff. June 21, 2002; 2005, No. 96 (Adj. Sess.), § 3, eff. March 9, 2006; 2005, No. 140 (Adj. Sess.), §§ 7, 8, eff. May 10, 2006; 2005, No. 202 (Adj. Sess.), § 2; 2007, No. 76, § 8; 2007, No. 151 (Adj. Sess.), § 4, eff. May 19, 2008; 2009, No. 102 (Adj. Sess.), § 6, eff. May 11, 2010; 2011, No. 52, § 77, eff. May 27, 2011; 2011, No. 115 (Adj. Sess.), § 6; 2013, No. 72, § 26.)


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