New York Alcoholic Beverage Control - Article 5 - § 65-D Posting of Signs
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§ 65-d. Posting of signs. 1. The authority shall prepare, have printed
and distribute across the state to all persons with a license to sell
alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises or a license to sell
alcoholic beverages for consumption off the premises a sign or poster
with conspicuous lettering that states the following:
"No person shall sell or give away any alcoholic beverages to:
1. any person under the age of twenty-one years; or
2. any visibly intoxicated person.
IT IS A VIOLATION PUNISHABLE UNDER LAW FOR ANY PERSON UNDER THE AGE OF
TWENTY-ONE TO PRESENT ANY WRITTEN EVIDENCE OF AGE WHICH IS FALSE,
FRAUDULENT OR NOT ACTUALLY HIS OWN FOR THE PURPOSE OF ATTEMPTING TO
PURCHASE ANY ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE".
Such sign or poster shall be captioned with the word "warning" in at
least two inch lettering.
2. All persons with a license to sell alcoholic beverages for
consumption on the premises or a license to sell alcoholic beverages for
consumption off the premises shall display, in an upright position and
in a conspicuous place, where it can be easily read by the clientele of
the establishment, the sign or poster upon receiving it from the
3. Any person with such license who violates the provisions of this
section shall be subject to a civil penalty, not to exceed one hundred
dollars for each day of violation.
Section: 62 63 63-A 64 64-A 64-B 64-C 64-D 65 65-A 65-B 65-C 65-D 66 67
Last modified: February 14, 2012