Underage Drinking

Prohibitions Against Hosting Underage Drinking Parties

Laws that impose liability against individuals (social hosts) responsible for underage drinking events on property they own, lease, or otherwise control.

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AlabamaNo Change
Alaska                                      
  • Jurisdiction: Alaska
  • Effective Date of Change: 9/23/2007
  • Change: General hosting provision adopted
  • Details
                                              
ArizonaNo Change
Arkansas                                              
  • Jurisdiction: Arkansas
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/31/2009
  • Change: General hosting provision adopted
  • Details
                                      
CaliforniaNo Change
ColoradoNo Change
Connecticut                                   
  • Jurisdiction: Connecticut
  • Effective Date of Change: 10/1/2006
  • Change: General hosting provision adopted
  • Details
                       
  • Jurisdiction: Connecticut
  • Effective Date of Change: 10/1/2012
  • Change: Knowledge standard changed from knowledge to criminal negligence
  • Details
                         
DelawareNo Change
District of ColumbiaNo Change
FloridaNo Change
GeorgiaNo Change
Hawaii                                                              
  • Jurisdiction: Hawaii
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2013
  • Change: Knowledge standard changed from knowledge to recklessness
  • Details
                      
IdahoNo Change
Illinois                                      
  • Jurisdiction: Illinois
  • Effective Date of Change: 8/31/2007
  • Change: Changed action by guest and eliminated proof of preventive action
  • Details
                     
  • Jurisdiction: Illinois
  • Effective Date of Change: 1/1/2013
  • Change: Added action by guest, property types, preventive action, and exception
  • Details
                        
Indiana                                                                 
  • Jurisdiction: Indiana
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2014
  • Change: General hosting provision adopted
  • Details
                   
Iowa                                                                 
  • Jurisdiction: Iowa
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2014
  • Change: General hosting provision adopted
  • Details
                   
Kansas                          
  • Jurisdiction: Kansas
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2004
  • Change: Specific hosting provision adopted
  • Details
                   
  • Jurisdiction: Kansas
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2009
  • Change: Knowledge standard changed from knowledge to recklessness
  • Details
                                      
KentuckyNo Change
LouisianaNo Change
MaineNo Change
MarylandNo Change
Massachusetts          
  • Jurisdiction: Massachusetts
  • Effective Date of Change: 8/4/2000
  • Change: General hosting provision adopted
  • Details
                                                                          
MichiganNo Change
MinnesotaNo Change
Mississippi                                                      
  • Jurisdiction: Mississippi
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2011
  • Change: Specific hosting provision adopted
  • Details
                              
Missouri                              
  • Jurisdiction: Missouri
  • Effective Date of Change: 8/28/2005
  • Change: General hosting provision adopted; subsequently amended effective 9/15/2005
  • Details
                                                      
MontanaNo Change
NebraskaNo Change
NevadaNo Change
New Hampshire                         
  • Jurisdiction: New Hampshire
  • Effective Date of Change: 4/12/2004
  • Change: Specific hosting provision adopted
  • Details
                                                           
New JerseyNo Change
New MexicoNo Change
New YorkNo Change
North CarolinaNo Change
North DakotaNo Change
OhioNo Change
Oklahoma                                   
  • Jurisdiction: Oklahoma
  • Effective Date of Change: 11/1/2006
  • Change: General hosting provision adopted
  • Details
                                                 
OregonNo Change
PennsylvaniaNo Change
Rhode Island                                 
  • Jurisdiction: Rhode Island
  • Effective Date of Change: 6/28/2006
  • Change: General hosting provision adopted
  • Details
        
  • Jurisdiction: Rhode Island
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2008
  • Change: State-imposed liability for outdoor areas adopted
  • Details
                                          
South CarolinaNo Change
South Dakota                                                                 
  • Jurisdiction: South Dakota
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2014
  • Change: Specific hosting provision adopted
  • Details
                   
Tennessee                                              
  • Jurisdiction: Tennessee
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2009
  • Change: General hosting provision adopted
  • Details
                                      
TexasNo Change
Utah                                             
  • Jurisdiction: Utah
  • Effective Date of Change: 5/12/2009
  • Change: Specific hosting provision adopted
  • Details
                                       
VermontNo Change
VirginiaNo Change
WashingtonNo Change
West VirginiaNo Change
WisconsinNo Change
Wyoming                              
  • Jurisdiction: Wyoming
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2005
  • Change: Specific hosting provision adopted
  • Details
                                                      
United StatesNo Change