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 626 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 Commitment5
Distilled Spirits23
Drink Specials9
False Identification for Obtaining Alcohol39
Furnishing Alcohol to Minors5
Health Insurance Parity for Alcohol-Related Treatment22
Health Insurance: Losses due to Intoxication (“UPPL”)21
Keg Registration26
Legal Significance for Child Abuse/Child Neglect9
Limitations on Criminal Prosecution4
Minimum Ages for Off-Premises Sellers7
Minimum Ages for On-Premises Servers and Bartenders5
Open Containers of Alcohol in Motor Vehicles29
Operators of Recreational Watercraft40
Possession/Consumption/Internal Possession of Alcohol25
Priority Treatment11
Prohibitions Against Hosting Underage Drinking Parties22
Reporting Requirements30
Retail Distribution Systems for Beer13
Retail Distribution Systems for Spirits4
Retail Distribution Systems for Wine13
Underage Purchase of Alcohol20
Use/Lose: Driving Privileges32
Warning Signs: Drinking During Pregnancy5
Wholesale Distribution Systems for Beer14
Wholesale Distribution Systems for Spirits4
Wholesale Distribution Systems for Wine12
Wholesale Pricing Practices and Restrictions22
Youth (Underage Operators of Noncommercial Motor Vehicles)8