Alcohol Policy Changes at a Glance

You may query a listing of Alcohol Policy Changes based on Topic, Jurisdiction, and/or Year by selecting items from the “View Policy Changes” menu. Multiple items may be selected from each menu of options. Once you select an item(s), a list of corresponding Policy Changes will display.

Additionally, you may view a count of changes by Year, Jurisdiction, or Topic by selecting the corresponding option.

Change Count by Topic

There are 736 total policy changes.

Topic Number of Policy Changes
Adult Operators of Noncommercial Motor Vehicles37
Bans on Off-Premises Sunday Sales16
Beverage Service Training and Related Practices34
Civil Commitment4
Distilled Spirits24
Drink Specials11
False Identification for Obtaining Alcohol40
Furnishing Alcohol to Minors5
Health Insurance Parity for Alcohol-Related Treatment24
Health Insurance: Losses due to Intoxication (“UPPL”)23
Keg Registration27
Legal Significance for Child Abuse/Child Neglect24
Limitations on Criminal Prosecution6
Minimum Ages for Off-Premises Sellers8
Minimum Ages for On-Premises Servers and Bartenders5
Open Containers of Alcohol in Motor Vehicles29
Operators of Recreational Watercraft41
Possession/Consumption/Internal Possession of Alcohol24
Priority Treatment36
Prohibitions Against Hosting Underage Drinking Parties23
Reporting Requirements45
Retail Distribution Systems for Beer16
Retail Distribution Systems for Spirits5
Retail Distribution Systems for Wine15
Underage Purchase of Alcohol20
Use/Lose: Driving Privileges35
Warning Signs: Drinking During Pregnancy27
Warning Signs: Drugs During Pregnancy3
Wholesale Distribution Systems for Beer17
Wholesale Distribution Systems for Spirits5
Wholesale Distribution Systems for Wine13
Wholesale Pricing Practices and Restrictions25
Youth (Underage Operators of Noncommercial Motor Vehicles)8