Retail Sales

Beverage Service Training and Related Practices

Laws specifying requirements or incentives for retail alcohol outlets to participate in server training programs (often referred to as Responsible Beverage Service).

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Maps & Charts: Beverage Service Training and Related Practices

Jurisdiction

Value

Alabama

Voluntary Server Training

Alaska

Mandatory Server Training

Arizona

Voluntary Server Training

Arkansas

Voluntary Server Training

California

Voluntary Server Training

Colorado

Mandatory and Voluntary Server Training

Connecticut

No Server Training Law

Delaware

Mandatory Server Training

District of Columbia

Mandatory Server Training

Florida

Voluntary Server Training

Georgia

No Server Training Law

Hawaii

No Server Training Law

Idaho

No Server Training Law

Illinois

Mandatory and Voluntary Server Training

Indiana

Mandatory Server Training

Iowa

Voluntary Server Training

Kansas

No Server Training Law

Kentucky

No Server Training Law

Louisiana

Mandatory Server Training

Maine

Voluntary Server Training

Maryland

Mandatory Server Training

Massachusetts

No Server Training Law

Michigan

Mandatory and Voluntary Server Training

Minnesota

Voluntary Server Training

Mississippi

No Server Training Law

Missouri

No Server Training Law

Montana

Mandatory Server Training

Nebraska

Voluntary Server Training

Nevada

Mandatory Server Training

New Hampshire

Mandatory and Voluntary Server Training

New Jersey

Mandatory Server Training

New Mexico

Mandatory Server Training

New York

Voluntary Server Training

North Carolina

Voluntary Server Training

North Dakota

No Server Training Law

Ohio

Voluntary Server Training

Oklahoma

No Server Training Law

Oregon

Mandatory and Voluntary Server Training

Pennsylvania

Mandatory and Voluntary Server Training

Rhode Island

Mandatory and Voluntary Server Training

South Carolina

No Server Training Law

South Dakota

Voluntary Server Training

Tennessee

Mandatory and Voluntary Server Training

Texas

Voluntary Server Training

Utah

Mandatory Server Training

Vermont

Mandatory Server Training

Virginia

Voluntary Server Training

Washington

Mandatory and Voluntary Server Training

West Virginia

No Server Training Law

Wisconsin

Mandatory Server Training

Wyoming

Voluntary Server Training

Year

Mandatory

Voluntary

Neither Type of Law

2003

15 states

17 states

22 states

2004

15 states

17 states

22 states

2005

16 states

21 states

18 states

2006

18 states

20 states

17 states

2007

18 states

21 states

17 states

2008

18 states

23 states

15 states

2009

18 states

24 states

14 states

2010

18 states

24 states

14 states

2011

17 states

24 states

15 states

2012

19 states

26 states

13 states

2013

20 states

25 states

13 states

2014

20 states

25 states

13 states

2015

21 states

25 states

13 states

2016

21 states

26 states

12 states

2017

22 states

26 states

12 states

2018

23 states

26 states

12 states