Underage Drinking

False Identification for Obtaining Alcohol

Laws prohibiting the use of false identification by minors to obtain alcohol.

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Maps & Charts: False Identification for Obtaining Alcohol

Jurisdiction

Value

Alabama

No Affirmative Defense

Alaska

General

Arizona

Specific

Arkansas

No Affirmative Defense

California

Specific

Colorado

Specific

Connecticut

Specific

Delaware

Specific

District of Columbia

Specific

Florida

Specific

Georgia

Specific

Hawaii

General

Idaho

No Affirmative Defense

Illinois

Specific

Indiana

General

Iowa

General

Kansas

Specific

Kentucky

Specific

Louisiana

Specific

Maine

No Affirmative Defense

Maryland

Specific

Massachusetts

Specific

Michigan

Specific

Minnesota

Specific

Mississippi

Specific

Missouri

Specific

Montana

Specific

Nebraska

Specific

Nevada

Specific

New Hampshire

Specific

New Jersey

Specific

New Mexico

Specific

New York

Specific

North Carolina

Specific

North Dakota

Specific

Ohio

Specific

Oklahoma

No Affirmative Defense

Oregon

Specific

Pennsylvania

Specific

Rhode Island

Specific

South Carolina

No Affirmative Defense

South Dakota

Specific

Tennessee

Specific

Texas

Specific

Utah

Specific

Vermont

Specific

Virginia

Specific

Washington

Specific

West Virginia

General

Wisconsin

Specific

Wyoming

Specific

Jurisdiction

Value

Alabama

No Scanner Provisions

Alaska

No Scanner Provisions

Arizona

Scanner Provisions

Arkansas

No Scanner Provisions

California

No Scanner Provisions

Colorado

No Scanner Provisions

Connecticut

Scanner Provisions

Delaware

No Scanner Provisions

District of Columbia

No Scanner Provisions

Florida

No Scanner Provisions

Georgia

No Scanner Provisions

Hawaii

No Scanner Provisions

Idaho

No Scanner Provisions

Illinois

No Scanner Provisions

Indiana

No Scanner Provisions

Iowa

No Scanner Provisions

Kansas

No Scanner Provisions

Kentucky

No Scanner Provisions

Louisiana

No Scanner Provisions

Maine

No Scanner Provisions

Maryland

No Scanner Provisions

Massachusetts

No Scanner Provisions

Michigan

No Scanner Provisions

Minnesota

No Scanner Provisions

Mississippi

No Scanner Provisions

Missouri

No Scanner Provisions

Montana

No Scanner Provisions

Nebraska

Scanner Provisions

Nevada

No Scanner Provisions

New Hampshire

No Scanner Provisions

New Jersey

No Scanner Provisions

New Mexico

No Scanner Provisions

New York

Scanner Provisions

North Carolina

Scanner Provisions

North Dakota

No Scanner Provisions

Ohio

Scanner Provisions

Oklahoma

No Scanner Provisions

Oregon

Scanner Provisions

Pennsylvania

Scanner Provisions

Rhode Island

Scanner Provisions

South Carolina

No Scanner Provisions

South Dakota

No Scanner Provisions

Tennessee

No Scanner Provisions

Texas

Scanner Provisions

Utah

Scanner Provisions

Vermont

No Scanner Provisions

Virginia

No Scanner Provisions

Washington

No Scanner Provisions

West Virginia

Scanner Provisions

Wisconsin

No Scanner Provisions

Wyoming

No Scanner Provisions

Jurisdiction

Value

Alabama

Use of False ID Prohibited

Alaska

Use of False ID Prohibited

Arizona

Use of False ID Prohibited

Arkansas

Use of False ID Prohibited

California

Use of False ID Prohibited

Colorado

Use of False ID Prohibited

Connecticut

Use of False ID Prohibited

Delaware

Use of False ID Prohibited

District of Columbia

Use of False ID Prohibited

Florida

Use of False ID Prohibited

Georgia

Use of False ID Prohibited

Hawaii

Use of False ID Prohibited

Idaho

Use of False ID Prohibited

Illinois

Use of False ID Prohibited

Indiana

Use of False ID Prohibited

Iowa

Use of False ID Prohibited

Kansas

Use of False ID Prohibited

Kentucky

Use of False ID Prohibited

Louisiana

Use of False ID Prohibited

Maine

Use of False ID Prohibited

Maryland

Use of False ID Prohibited

Massachusetts

Use of False ID Prohibited

Michigan

Use of False ID Prohibited

Minnesota

Use of False ID Prohibited

Mississippi

Use of False ID Prohibited

Missouri

Use of False ID Prohibited

Montana

Use of False ID Prohibited

Nebraska

Use of False ID Prohibited

Nevada

Use of False ID Prohibited

New Hampshire

Use of False ID Prohibited

New Jersey

Use of False ID Prohibited

New Mexico

Use of False ID Prohibited

New York

Use of False ID Prohibited

North Carolina

Use of False ID Prohibited

North Dakota

Use of False ID Prohibited

Ohio

Use of False ID Prohibited

Oklahoma

Use of False ID Prohibited

Oregon

Use of False ID Prohibited

Pennsylvania

Use of False ID Prohibited

Rhode Island

Use of False ID Prohibited

South Carolina

Use of False ID Prohibited

South Dakota

Use of False ID Prohibited

Tennessee

Use of False ID Prohibited

Texas

Use of False ID Prohibited

Utah

Use of False ID Prohibited

Vermont

Use of False ID Prohibited

Virginia

Use of False ID Prohibited

Washington

Use of False ID Prohibited

West Virginia

Use of False ID Prohibited

Wisconsin

Use of False ID Prohibited

Wyoming

Use of False ID Prohibited

Jurisdiction

Value

Alabama

Judicial

Alaska

Administrative

Arizona

Both

Arkansas

Judicial

California

Judicial

Colorado

Judicial

Connecticut

Judicial

Delaware

License Sanction Not Authorized

District of Columbia

Judicial

Florida

Judicial

Georgia

License Sanction Not Authorized

Hawaii

Judicial

Idaho

Judicial

Illinois

Administrative

Indiana

License Sanction Not Authorized

Iowa

Both

Kansas

License Sanction Not Authorized

Kentucky

Judicial

Louisiana

Judicial

Maine

Judicial

Maryland

Judicial

Massachusetts

Judicial

Michigan

Judicial

Minnesota

Judicial

Mississippi

Judicial

Missouri

Judicial

Montana

Judicial

Nebraska

License Sanction Not Authorized

Nevada

License Sanction Not Authorized

New Hampshire

Judicial

New Jersey

Judicial

New Mexico

License Sanction Not Authorized

New York

Judicial

North Carolina

Judicial

North Dakota

License Sanction Not Authorized

Ohio

Administrative

Oklahoma

Judicial

Oregon

Judicial

Pennsylvania

Judicial

Rhode Island

Judicial

South Carolina

Judicial

South Dakota

Judicial

Tennessee

Judicial

Texas

Judicial

Utah

Judicial

Vermont

License Sanction Not Authorized

Virginia

Judicial

Washington

Judicial

West Virginia

Administrative

Wisconsin

Judicial

Wyoming

License Sanction Not Authorized

Date

Administrative

Judicial

Both

License Sanction Not Authorized

1/1/98

4 states

33 states

2 states

12 states

1/1/99

4 states

33 states

2 states

12 states

1/1/00

4 states

33 states

2 states

12 states

1/1/01

4 states

34 states

2 states

11 states

1/1/02

4 states

35 states

2 states

10 states

1/1/03

4 states

36 states

2 states

9 states

1/1/04

4 states

36 states

2 states

9 states

1/1/05

4 states

36 states

2 states

9 states

1/1/06

4 states

36 states

2 states

9 states

1/1/07

4 states

37 states

2 states

8 states

1/1/08

4 states

37 states

2 states

8 states

1/1/09

4 states

37 states

2 states

8 states

1/1/10

4 states

37 states

2 states

8 states

1/1/11

4 states

37 states

2 states

8 states

1/1/12

4 states

37 states

2 states

8 states

1/1/13

4 states

37 states

2 states

8 states

1/1/14

4 states

37 states

2 states

8 states

1/1/15

4 states

36 states

2 states

9 states

1/1/16

4 states

35 states

2 states

10 states

1/1/17

4 states

35 states

2 states

10 states

Date

Scanner Provision

1/1/98

1/1/99

1/1/00

2 states

1/1/01

3 states

1/1/02

5 states

1/1/03

6 states

1/1/04

7 states

1/1/05

7 states

1/1/06

9 states

1/1/07

9 states

1/1/08

9 states

1/1/09

9 states

1/1/10

10 states

1/1/11

11 states

1/1/12

11 states

1/1/13

11 states

1/1/14

11 states

1/1/15

11 states

1/1/16

11 states

1/1/17

11 states