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.

Policy Change Query

There are 19 total policy changes. Skip to Filters

The increase in policy changes beginning in 2003 is largely a reflection of the fact that, for 14 out of 35 APIS policy topics, coverage begins on 1/1/2003 rather than in 1998, and so there are no historical data for those 14 topics prior to 2003.

Query Results

Category Policy Topic Jurisdiction Date
Alcohol Beverages TaxesBeerME10/1/2013
Alcohol Control SystemsRetail Distribution Systems for SpiritsME4/12/2012
Alcohol Control SystemsWholesale Distribution Systems for SpiritsME4/12/2012
Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) LimitsOperators of Recreational WatercraftNM7/1/2003
Health Care Services and FinancingHealth Insurance Parity for Alcohol-Related TreatmentME7/1/2003
Health Care Services and FinancingHealth Insurance: Losses due to Intoxication (“UPPL”)ME9/20/2007
Pregnancy and AlcoholLegal Significance for Child Abuse/Child NeglectME7/30/2004
Pregnancy and AlcoholLimitations on Criminal ProsecutionFL7/1/1998
Pregnancy and AlcoholPriority TreatmentFL7/1/2010
Pregnancy and AlcoholReporting RequirementsME7/30/2004
Retail SalesKeg RegistrationME11/1/2017
TransportationOpen Containers of Alcohol in Motor VehiclesME9/18/1999
TransportationOpen Containers of Alcohol in Motor VehiclesFL10/1/2000
TransportationOpen Containers of Alcohol in Motor VehiclesNM6/15/2001
Underage DrinkingFalse Identification for Obtaining AlcoholME9/21/2001
Underage DrinkingFurnishing Alcohol to MinorsNM7/1/1998
Underage DrinkingFurnishing Alcohol to MinorsNM7/1/2004
Underage DrinkingUnderage Purchase of AlcoholFL7/1/1999
Underage DrinkingUse/Lose: Driving PrivilegesFL7/1/1999

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