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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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AlabamaNo Change
AlaskaNo Change
Arizona                                                              
  • Jurisdiction: Arizona
  • Effective Date of Change: 8/12/2005
  • Change: Other Change
  • Details
          
ArkansasNo Change
California            
  • Jurisdiction: California
  • Effective Date of Change: 1/1/2018
  • Change: Mandatory training requirement adopted
  • Details
                                                    
  • Jurisdiction: California
  • Effective Date of Change: 12/16/2004
  • Change: Changed from voluntary to mandatory
  • Details
       
Colorado                  
  • Jurisdiction: Colorado
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2016
  • Change: Mandatory training requirement adopted
  • Details
                                               
  • Jurisdiction: Colorado
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2004
  • Change: Voluntary training provisions adopted
  • Details
      
ConnecticutNo Change
DelawareNo Change
District of ColumbiaNo Change
FloridaNo Change
GeorgiaNo Change
HawaiiNo Change
IdahoNo Change
Illinois                          
  • Jurisdiction: Illinois
  • Effective Date of Change: 8/15/2014
  • Change: Changed from voluntary to mandatory
  • Details
                                              
Indiana                                       
  • Jurisdiction: Indiana
  • Effective Date of Change: 5/1/2011
  • Change: Mandatory training requirement reinstated
  • Details
  
  • Jurisdiction: Indiana
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2010
  • Change: Mandatory training requirement suspended
  • Details
                   
  • Jurisdiction: Indiana
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2005
  • Change: Changed from voluntary to mandatory
  • Details
          
Iowa                                      
  • Jurisdiction: Iowa
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2011
  • Change: Voluntary training provisions adopted
  • Details
                                  
KansasNo Change
KentuckyNo Change
LouisianaNo Change
MaineNo Change
MarylandNo Change
MassachusettsNo Change
MichiganNo Change
Minnesota                                                      
  • Jurisdiction: Minnesota
  • Effective Date of Change: 8/1/2007
  • Change: Voluntary training provisions adopted
  • Details
                  
MississippiNo Change
MissouriNo Change
Montana                                    
  • Jurisdiction: Montana
  • Effective Date of Change: 1/13/2012
  • Change: Voluntary training provisions eliminated
  • Details
  • Jurisdiction: Montana
  • Effective Date of Change: 10/1/2011
  • Change: Mandatory training requirement adopted
  • Details
                                   
Nebraska                                                     
  • Jurisdiction: Nebraska
  • Effective Date of Change: 10/8/2007
  • Change: Voluntary training provisions adopted
  • Details
                   
Nevada                                                               
  • Jurisdiction: Nevada
  • Effective Date of Change: 6/17/2005
  • Change: Mandatory training requirement adopted
  • Details
         
New Hampshire                          
  • Jurisdiction: New Hampshire
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2014
  • Change: Other Change
  • Details
                                              
New JerseyNo Change
New MexicoNo Change
New YorkNo Change
North Carolina          
  • Jurisdiction: North Carolina
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2018
  • Change: Mandatory training requirement adopted
  • Details
                                                              
North Dakota                      
  • Jurisdiction: North Dakota
  • Effective Date of Change: 8/1/2015
  • Change: Voluntary training provisions adopted
  • Details
                                                  
Ohio                                                                   
  • Jurisdiction: Ohio
  • Effective Date of Change: 4/7/2004
  • Change: Voluntary training provisions adopted
  • Details
     
Oklahoma         
  • Jurisdiction: Oklahoma
  • Effective Date of Change: 10/1/2018
  • Change: Mandatory training requirement adopted
  • Details
                                                               
OregonNo Change
Pennsylvania                  
  • Jurisdiction: Pennsylvania
  • Effective Date of Change: 8/8/2016
  • Change: Other changes
  • Details
                 
  • Jurisdiction: Pennsylvania
  • Effective Date of Change: 2/21/2012
  • Change: Mandatory training requirement adopted
  • Details
                                    
Rhode Island                                                              
  • Jurisdiction: Rhode Island
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/7/2005
  • Change: Other Change
  • Details
    
  • Jurisdiction: Rhode Island
  • Effective Date of Change: 6/25/2004
  • Change: Mandatory rules added to voluntary provisions
  • Details
     
South CarolinaNo Change
South Dakota                                                                      
  • Jurisdiction: South Dakota
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2003
  • Change: Other Change
  • Details
  
Tennessee                            
  • Jurisdiction: Tennessee
  • Effective Date of Change: 3/20/2014
  • Change: Other Change
  • Details
              
  • Jurisdiction: Tennessee
  • Effective Date of Change: 6/8/2010
  • Change: Other Change
  • Details
               
  • Jurisdiction: Tennessee
  • Effective Date of Change: 6/5/2006
  • Change: Voluntary rules added to mandatory provisions
  • Details
             
TexasNo Change
Utah                                                          
  • Jurisdiction: Utah
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2006
  • Change: Other Change
  • Details
              
VermontNo Change
Virginia                                                  
  • Jurisdiction: Virginia
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2008
  • Change: Voluntary training provisions adopted
  • Details
                      
Washington                                     
  • Jurisdiction: Washington
  • Effective Date of Change: 12/8/2011
  • Change: Voluntary rules and off-premises application added
  • Details
                                   
West VirginiaNo Change
WisconsinNo Change
Wyoming                                                                    
  • Jurisdiction: Wyoming
  • Effective Date of Change: 1/14/2004
  • Change: Voluntary training provisions adopted
  • Details
    
United StatesNo Change