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Keg Registration

Laws specifying special requirements for the sale or purchase of beer kegs.
 

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Jurisdiction Date Range Keg
Definition
(gallons)
Prohibited Purchaser Information
Collected
Warning
Information
To
Purchaser
Deposit
Required
Addresses
Disposable
Kegs
Citations
Possessing an
Unregistered/
Unlabeled Keg
Max.
Fine/Jail
Destroying
the Label on
a Keg
Max.
Fine/Jail
Name
Address
Per
Gov't
ID
Address
Where Keg
Will Be
Consumed
Arkansas (2741)
1/1/2003 - 8/11/2005      
Arkansas (2687)
8/12/2005 - 7/30/2007>= 4.00Yes$500 / 90 daysYes$500 / 90 daysYesYes Active$75.00No5 Citations
Arkansas (2733)
7/31/2007 - 6/30/2009> 5.00Yes$500 / 90 daysYes$500 / 90 daysYesYes Active$75.00No5 Citations
Arkansas (2735)
7/1/2009 - 1/1/2019> 5.00Yes$1000 / 90 daysYes$1000 / 90 daysYesYes Active$75.00No5 Citations
Idaho (2752)
1/1/2003 - 6/30/2005>= 7.75Yes$300 / 6 months Yes  Not Required No1 Citations
Idaho (2716)
7/1/2005 - 6/30/2013>= 7.75Yes$1000 / 6 months Yes  Not Required No3 Citations
Idaho (2737)
7/1/2013 - 1/1/2019>= 5.00Yes$1000 / 6 months Yes  Not Required No3 Citations
Indiana (2754)
1/1/2003 - 6/30/2003      
Indiana (2717)
7/1/2003 - 1/1/2019>= 7.75Yes$1000 YesYes Not Required No6 Citations
Iowa (2751)
1/1/2003 - 6/30/2007      
Iowa (2691)
7/1/2007 - 1/1/2019>= 5.00 Yes$625 / 30 daysYesYes Passive Yes3 Citations
Kansas (2755)
1/1/2003 - 2/6/2003>= 4.00Yes$1000 / 6 monthsYes$1000 / 6 monthsYesYes Not Required No4 Citations
Kansas (2718)
2/7/2003 - 1/1/2019>= 4.00Yes$1000 / 6 monthsYes$1000 / 6 monthsYesYes Not Required Yes7 Citations
Louisiana (2757)
1/1/2003 - 8/14/2003      
Louisiana (2693)
8/15/2003 - 1/1/2019>= 4.00  YesYes Active No2 Citations
Maine (2760)
1/1/2003 - 10/31/2017>= 7.75Yes$500Yes$1000 or 6 monthsYes  Passive No3 Citations
Maine (2720)
11/1/2017 - 1/1/2019>= 5.00Yes$500Yes$1000 / 6 monthsYes  Passive No4 Citations
Michigan (2761)
1/1/2003 - 12/20/2010      
Michigan (2694)

Pursuant to Mich. Admin. Code r. 436.1629, the deposit amount is set by "[a] manufacturer, an outstate seller of beer, or a wholesaler of beer" at “a minimum of $30.00 for all refillable containers of beer with a capacity of over 5 gallons.” Mich. Comp. Laws s. 436.2030 requires retailers to “[r]etain a keg deposit as specified in R 436.1629,” and defines a “keg” as “any brewery-sealed individual container having liquid capacity of 5 gallons or more.”

12/21/2010 - 2/10/2018>= 5.00 Yes$500 / 93 daysYesYes Active$30.00No3 Citations
Michigan (4102)
2/11/2018 - 1/1/2019      No Law
1 Citations
Missouri (2763)
1/1/2003 - 6/30/2004      
Missouri (2696)

Although Missouri does not require a retailer to record the number of a keg purchaser's ID, it does require the retailer to record the form of identification presented by the purchaser, as well as the purchaser's name, address, and date of birth.

7/1/2004 - 8/10/2005>= 4.00  YesYes Active No1 Citations
Missouri (2732)

Although Missouri does not require a retailer to record the number of a keg purchaser's ID, it does require the retailer to record the form of identification presented by the purchaser, as well as the purchaser's name, address, and date of birth.

8/11/2005 - 1/1/2019>= 4.00  YesYes Active$50.00Yes2 Citations
Montana (2765)
1/1/2003 - 9/30/2005      
Montana (2697)
10/1/2005 - 1/1/2019>= 7.00 Yes$500 / 6 monthsYesYes Passive 5 Citations
Nebraska (2768)
1/1/2003 - 8/31/2007>= 5.00 Yes$500 / 3 monthsYesYes Passive No4 Citations
Nebraska (2722)
9/1/2007 - 1/1/2019>= 5.00Yes$500 / 3 monthsYes$500 / 3 monthsYesYes Passive No6 Citations
New York (2773)
1/1/2003 - 11/21/2003      
New York (2700)
11/22/2003 - 9/24/2008>= 4.00Yes$450Yes$450YesYes Active$75.00No1 Citations
New York (2734)
9/25/2008 - 11/21/2010>= 4.00Yes$450Yes$450YesYes Active$50.00No1 Citations
New York (2736)
11/22/2010 - 1/1/2019      No Law
1 Citations
North Carolina (2766)
1/1/2003 - 11/30/2006      
North Carolina (2701)
12/1/2006 - 1/1/2019>= 7.75YesDiscretionary fine / 45 days YesYesYesActive No7 Citations
Oklahoma (2775)
1/1/2003 - 10/31/2003      
Oklahoma (2706)
11/1/2003 - 1/1/2019>= 4.00 Yes$500/6 monthsYesYes Passive No3 Citations
Oregon (2776)
1/1/2003 - 8/31/2003> 7.00Yes$5000 / 1 year YesYes Active No3 Citations
Oregon (2731)
9/1/2003 - 11/30/2003> 7.00Yes$6250 / 1 year YesYes Active No4 Citations
Oregon (2725)
12/1/2003 - 1/1/2019> 7.00Yes$6250 / 1 year YesYesYesActive No4 Citations
Rhode Island (2778)

No particular volume or range of volumes is specified for kegs in Rhode Island.

1/1/2003 - 8/22/2004Undefined Yes$1000Yes  Passive No
Rhode Island (2712)

No particular volume or range of volumes is specified for kegs in Rhode Island.

8/23/2004 - 1/1/2019Undefined Yes$500YesYes Passive No3 Citations
South Carolina (2779)
1/1/2003 - 12/31/2007      
South Carolina (2727)
1/1/2008 - 1/1/2019>= 5.16Yes$500 / 30 daysYes$500 / 30 daysYesYes Active No5 Citations
Wyoming (2789)
1/1/2003 - 12/31/2006      
Wyoming (2704)
1/1/2007 - 1/1/2019>= 7.00 Yes$500.00 Yes Passive No6 Citations