Underage Drinking

False Identification for Obtaining Alcohol

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

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AlabamaNo Change
Alaska                          
  • Jurisdiction: Alaska
  • Effective Date of Change: 9/27/2004
  • Change: Right to Sue Minor provision adopted
  • Details
                                                          
Arizona                              
  • Jurisdiction: Arizona
  • Effective Date of Change: 8/12/2005
  • Change: Scanner provision adopted
  • Details
       
  • Jurisdiction: Arizona
  • Effective Date of Change: 9/19/2007
  • Change: Specific Affirmative Defense provision adopted
  • Details
                                              
Arkansas                              
  • Jurisdiction: Arkansas
  • Effective Date of Change: 8/12/2005
  • Change: Detention of Minor provision adopted
  • Details
                                                      
California    
  • Jurisdiction: California
  • Effective Date of Change: 1/1/1999
  • Change: Seizure of an Identification Document provision adopted
  • Details
                                                                                
ColoradoNo Change
Connecticut               
  • Jurisdiction: Connecticut
  • Effective Date of Change: 10/1/2001
  • Change: Scanner provision adopted
  • Details
                                                                     
DelawareNo Change
District of Columbia                                             
  • Jurisdiction: District of Columbia
  • Effective Date of Change: 4/10/2009
  • Change: Distinctive Identification provision eliminated
  • Details
                                       
FloridaNo Change
Georgia                                                                      
  • Jurisdiction: Georgia
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2015
  • Change: Judicial License Suspension procedure eliminated
  • Details
              
Hawaii                                    
  • Jurisdiction: Hawaii
  • Effective Date of Change: 1/1/2007
  • Change: Judicial License Suspension procedure adopted
  • Details
                                                
Idaho                                    
  • Jurisdiction: Idaho
  • Effective Date of Change: 3/8/2007
  • Change: Seizure of an Identification Document provision eliminated
  • Details
                                                
IllinoisNo Change
Indiana                
  • Jurisdiction: Indiana
  • Effective Date of Change: 1/1/2002
  • Change: Other provision changed
  • Details
                                                 
  • Jurisdiction: Indiana
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2014
  • Change: Judicial License Suspension procedure eliminated
  • Details
       
  • Jurisdiction: Indiana
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2016
  • Change: Other provision changed
  • Details
          
IowaNo Change
KansasNo Change
KentuckyNo Change
LouisianaNo Change
Maine              
  • Jurisdiction: Maine
  • Effective Date of Change: 9/21/2001
  • Change: Judicial License Suspension procedure adopted
  • Details
                                                                      
MarylandNo Change
MassachusettsNo Change
MichiganNo Change
Minnesota          
  • Jurisdiction: Minnesota
  • Effective Date of Change: 8/1/2000
  • Change: Seizure of an Identification Document provision adopted
  • Details
                                                                          
Mississippi                 
  • Jurisdiction: Mississippi
  • Effective Date of Change: 4/11/2002
  • Change: Judicial License Suspension procedure adopted
  • Details
          
  • Jurisdiction: Mississippi
  • Effective Date of Change: 1/1/2005
  • Change: Distinctive Identification provision eliminated
  • Details
                                                        
Missouri                              
  • Jurisdiction: Missouri
  • Effective Date of Change: 8/28/2005
  • Change: Lend/Transfer/Sell provision adopted
  • Details
                                                      
MontanaNo Change
Nebraska                                                  
  • Jurisdiction: Nebraska
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/15/2010
  • Change: Scanner provision adopted
  • Details
                                  
NevadaNo Change
New Hampshire                    
  • Jurisdiction: New Hampshire
  • Effective Date of Change: 1/1/2003
  • Change: Right to Sue Minor provision adopted
  • Details
                   
  • Jurisdiction: New Hampshire
  • Effective Date of Change: 1/1/2008
  • Change: Distinctive Identification provision adopted
  • Details
                                            
New JerseyNo Change
New MexicoNo Change
New York      
  • Jurisdiction: New York
  • Effective Date of Change: 9/1/1999
  • Change: Scanner provision adopted
  • Details
                                                                              
North Carolina               
  • Jurisdiction: North Carolina
  • Effective Date of Change: 11/14/2001
  • Change: Scanner provision adopted
  • Details
                                                                     
North Dakota                                                      
  • Jurisdiction: North Dakota
  • Effective Date of Change: 8/1/2011
  • Change: Seizure of an Identification Document provision adopted
  • Details
                              
Ohio          
  • Jurisdiction: Ohio
  • Effective Date of Change: 9/21/2000
  • Change: Scanner provision adopted
  • Details
                                                                          
Oklahoma                                  
  • Jurisdiction: Oklahoma
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2006
  • Change: Lend/Transfer/Sell and Produce provisions adopted
  • Details
  
  • Jurisdiction: Oklahoma
  • Effective Date of Change: 4/30/2007
  • Change: Lend/Transfer/Sell and Produce provisions repealed
  • Details
                                               
Oregon        
  • Jurisdiction: Oregon
  • Effective Date of Change: 1/1/2000
  • Change: Scanner provision adopted
  • Details
                                                                            
Pennsylvania                   
  • Jurisdiction: Pennsylvania
  • Effective Date of Change: 12/16/2002
  • Change: Scanner provision adopted
  • Details
                                                                 
Rhode Island                                          
  • Jurisdiction: Rhode Island
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2008
  • Change: Provision prohibiting the manufacture of false identification adopted.
  • Details
                                          
South CarolinaNo Change
South Dakota          
  • Jurisdiction: South Dakota
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2000
  • Change: Judicial License Suspension and Detention of Minor provisions adopted
  • Details
                                                                          
TennesseeNo Change
Texas                              
  • Jurisdiction: Texas
  • Effective Date of Change: 9/1/2005
  • Change: Scanner provision adopted
  • Details
                                                      
Utah                                             
  • Jurisdiction: Utah
  • Effective Date of Change: 5/12/2009
  • Change: Right to Sue Minor provision adopted
  • Details
  • Jurisdiction: Utah
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2009
  • Change: Scanner provision adopted
  • Details
                                      
Vermont          
  • Jurisdiction: Vermont
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2000
  • Change: Distinctive Identification and Specific Affirmative Defense provisions adopted
  • Details
                               
  • Jurisdiction: Vermont
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2008
  • Change: Lend/Transfer/Sell provision eliminated
  • Details
                                          
VirginiaNo Change
WashingtonNo Change
West Virginia         
  • Jurisdiction: West Virginia
  • Effective Date of Change: 6/9/2000
  • Change: Distinctive Identification provision adopted
  • Details
           
  • Jurisdiction: West Virginia
  • Effective Date of Change: 6/6/2003
  • Change: Scanner provision adopted
  • Details
                                                               
Wisconsin                                                               
  • Jurisdiction: Wisconsin
  • Effective Date of Change: 12/14/2013
  • Change: Right to Sue Minor provision adopted
  • Details
                     
WyomingNo Change
United StatesNo Change