Underage Drinking

False Identification for Obtaining Alcohol

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

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AK                          
  • Jurisdiction: Alaska
  • Effective Date of Change: 9/27/2004
  • Change: Right to Sue Minor provision adopted
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ALNo Change
AR                              
  • Jurisdiction: Arkansas
  • Effective Date of Change: 8/12/2005
  • Change: Detention of Minor provision adopted
  • Details
                                                  
AZ                              
  • 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
                                          
CA    
  • Jurisdiction: California
  • Effective Date of Change: 1/1/1999
  • Change: Seizure of an Identification Document provision adopted
  • Details
                                                                            
CONo Change
CT               
  • Jurisdiction: Connecticut
  • Effective Date of Change: 10/1/2001
  • Change: Scanner provision adopted
  • Details
                                                                 
DC                                             
  • Jurisdiction: District of Columbia
  • Effective Date of Change: 4/10/2009
  • Change: Distinctive Identification provision eliminated
  • Details
                                   
DENo Change
FLNo Change
GA                                                                      
  • Jurisdiction: Georgia
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2015
  • Change: Judicial License Suspension procedure eliminated
  • Details
          
HI                                    
  • Jurisdiction: Hawaii
  • Effective Date of Change: 1/1/2007
  • Change: Judicial License Suspension procedure adopted
  • Details
                                            
IANo Change
ID                                    
  • Jurisdiction: Idaho
  • Effective Date of Change: 3/8/2007
  • Change: Seizure of an Identification Document provision eliminated
  • Details
                                            
ILNo Change
IN                
  • 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
      
KSNo Change
KYNo Change
LANo Change
MANo Change
MDNo Change
ME              
  • Jurisdiction: Maine
  • Effective Date of Change: 9/21/2001
  • Change: Judicial License Suspension procedure adopted
  • Details
                                                                  
MINo Change
MN          
  • Jurisdiction: Minnesota
  • Effective Date of Change: 8/1/2000
  • Change: Seizure of an Identification Document provision adopted
  • Details
                                                                      
MO                              
  • Jurisdiction: Missouri
  • Effective Date of Change: 8/28/2005
  • Change: Lend/Transfer/Sell provision adopted
  • Details
                                                  
MS                 
  • 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
                                                    
MTNo Change
NC               
  • Jurisdiction: North Carolina
  • Effective Date of Change: 11/14/2001
  • Change: Scanner provision adopted
  • Details
                                                                 
ND                                                      
  • Jurisdiction: North Dakota
  • Effective Date of Change: 8/1/2011
  • Change: Seizure of an Identification Document provision adopted
  • Details
                          
NE                                                  
  • Jurisdiction: Nebraska
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/15/2010
  • Change: Scanner provision adopted
  • Details
                              
NH                    
  • 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
                                        
NJNo Change
NMNo Change
NVNo Change
NY      
  • Jurisdiction: New York
  • Effective Date of Change: 9/1/1999
  • Change: Scanner provision adopted
  • Details
                                                                          
OH          
  • Jurisdiction: Ohio
  • Effective Date of Change: 9/21/2000
  • Change: Scanner provision adopted
  • Details
                                                                      
OK                                  
  • 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
                                           
OR        
  • Jurisdiction: Oregon
  • Effective Date of Change: 1/1/2000
  • Change: Scanner provision adopted
  • Details
                                                                        
PA                   
  • Jurisdiction: Pennsylvania
  • Effective Date of Change: 12/16/2002
  • Change: Scanner provision adopted
  • Details
                                                             
RI                                          
  • Jurisdiction: Rhode Island
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2008
  • Change: Provision prohibiting the manufacture of false identification adopted.
  • Details
                                      
SCNo Change
SD          
  • Jurisdiction: South Dakota
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2000
  • Change: Judicial License Suspension and Detention of Minor provisions adopted
  • Details
                                                                      
TNNo Change
TX                              
  • Jurisdiction: Texas
  • Effective Date of Change: 9/1/2005
  • Change: Scanner provision adopted
  • Details
                                                  
UT                                             
  • 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
                                  
VANo Change
VT          
  • 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
                                      
WANo Change
WI                                                               
  • Jurisdiction: Wisconsin
  • Effective Date of Change: 12/14/2013
  • Change: Right to Sue Minor provision adopted
  • Details
                 
WV         
  • 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
                                                           
WYNo Change
USNo Change