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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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AKNo Change
ALNo Change
ARNo Change
AZ          
  • Jurisdiction: Arizona
  • Effective Date of Change: 8/12/2005
  • Change: Other Change
  • Details
                                                  
CA       
  • Jurisdiction: California
  • Effective Date of Change: 12/16/2004
  • Change: Changed from voluntary to mandatory
  • Details
                                                    
  • Jurisdiction: California
  • Effective Date of Change: 1/1/2018
  • Change: Mandatory training requirement adopted
  • Details
CO      
  • Jurisdiction: Colorado
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2004
  • Change: Changed from voluntary to mandatory
  • Details
                                               
  • Jurisdiction: Colorado
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2016
  • Change: Mandatory training requirement adopted
  • Details
      
CTNo Change
DCNo Change
DENo Change
FLNo Change
GANo Change
HINo Change
IA                                  
  • Jurisdiction: Iowa
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2011
  • Change: Voluntary training provisions adopted
  • Details
                          
IDNo Change
IL                                              
  • Jurisdiction: Illinois
  • Effective Date of Change: 8/15/2014
  • Change: Changed from voluntary to mandatory
  • Details
              
IN          
  • Jurisdiction: Indiana
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2005
  • Change: Changed from voluntary to mandatory
  • Details
   
  • Jurisdiction: Indiana
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2006
  • Change: Other Change
  • Details
               
  • Jurisdiction: Indiana
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2010
  • Change: Mandatory training requirement suspended
  • Details
  
  • Jurisdiction: Indiana
  • Effective Date of Change: 5/1/2011
  • Change: Mandatory training requirement reinstated
  • Details
                           
KSNo Change
KYNo Change
LANo Change
MANo Change
MDNo Change
MENo Change
MINo Change
MN                  
  • Jurisdiction: Minnesota
  • Effective Date of Change: 8/1/2007
  • Change: Voluntary training provisions adopted
  • Details
                                          
MONo Change
MSNo Change
MT                                   
  • Jurisdiction: Montana
  • Effective Date of Change: 10/1/2011
  • Change: Mandatory training requirement adopted
  • Details
  • Jurisdiction: Montana
  • Effective Date of Change: 1/13/2012
  • Change: Voluntary training provisions eliminated
  • Details
                        
NCNo Change
ND                                                  
  • Jurisdiction: North Dakota
  • Effective Date of Change: 8/1/2015
  • Change: Voluntary training provisions adopted
  • Details
          
NE                   
  • Jurisdiction: Nebraska
  • Effective Date of Change: 10/8/2007
  • Change: Voluntary training provisions adopted
  • Details
                                         
NH                                              
  • Jurisdiction: New Hampshire
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2014
  • Change: Other Change
  • Details
              
NJNo Change
NMNo Change
NV         
  • Jurisdiction: Nevada
  • Effective Date of Change: 6/17/2005
  • Change: Mandatory training requirement adopted
  • Details
                                                   
NYNo Change
OH     
  • Jurisdiction: Ohio
  • Effective Date of Change: 4/7/2004
  • Change: Voluntary training provisions adopted
  • Details
                                                       
OKNo Change
ORNo Change
PA                                    
  • Jurisdiction: Pennsylvania
  • Effective Date of Change: 2/21/2012
  • Change: Mandatory training requirement adopted
  • Details
                 
  • Jurisdiction: Pennsylvania
  • Effective Date of Change: 8/8/2016
  • Change: Other changes
  • Details
      
RI     
  • Jurisdiction: Rhode Island
  • Effective Date of Change: 6/25/2004
  • Change: Mandatory rules added to voluntary provisions
  • Details
    
  • Jurisdiction: Rhode Island
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/7/2005
  • Change: Other Change
  • Details
                                                  
SCNo Change
SD  
  • Jurisdiction: South Dakota
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2003
  • Change: Other Change
  • Details
                                                          
TN             
  • Jurisdiction: Tennessee
  • Effective Date of Change: 6/5/2006
  • Change: Voluntary rules added to mandatory provisions
  • Details
               
  • Jurisdiction: Tennessee
  • Effective Date of Change: 6/8/2010
  • Change: Other Change
  • Details
              
  • Jurisdiction: Tennessee
  • Effective Date of Change: 3/20/2014
  • Change: Other Change
  • Details
                
TXNo Change
UT              
  • Jurisdiction: Utah
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2006
  • Change: Other Change
  • Details
                                              
VA                      
  • Jurisdiction: Virginia
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2008
  • Change: Voluntary training provisions adopted
  • Details
                                      
VTNo Change
WA                                   
  • Jurisdiction: Washington
  • Effective Date of Change: 12/8/2011
  • Change: Voluntary rules and off-premises application added
  • Details
                         
WINo Change
WVNo Change
WY    
  • Jurisdiction: Wyoming
  • Effective Date of Change: 1/14/2004
  • Change: Voluntary training provisions adopted
  • Details
                                                        
USNo Change