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Statute Number:41-803
Chapter Title:INTOXICATING LIQUORS AND BEVERAGES
Article Title:MISDEMEANORS AND NUISANCES
Tax Type:Alcoholic Beverage Control
Brief Description: Open saloon; definition; prohibition.
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41-803. Open saloon; definition; prohibition. (a) It shall be unlawful for any person to own, maintain, operate or conduct, either directly or indirectly, an open saloon.

(b) As used in this section, "open saloon" means any place, public or private, where alcoholic liquor is sold or offered or kept for sale by the drink or in any quantity of less than 100 milliliters (3.4 fluid ounces) or sold or offered or kept for sale for consumption on the premises where sold, but does not include any premises where the sale of liquor is authorized by the club and drinking establishment act or, on and after January 1, 1988, any manufacturer, microbrewery, microdistillery or farm winery, if authorized by K.S.A. 41-305, 41-308a, 41-308b or K.S.A. 2012 Supp. 41-354, and amendments thereto.

(c) Any violation of the provisions of this section is a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not more than $500 and by imprisonment for not more than 90 days.

History: L. 1949, ch. 242, 92; L. 1978, ch. 187, 2; L. 1978, ch. 189, 13; L. 1979, ch. 152, 4; L. 1986, ch. 185, 6; L. 1987, ch. 182, 56; L. 2012, ch. 144, 30; July 1.



Date Composed: 01/15/2013 Date Modified: 01/15/2013

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