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 58 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 PricingDrink SpecialsVT9/1/2005
Alcohol Beverages PricingDrink SpecialsDE2/11/2016
Alcohol Beverages PricingDrink SpecialsVA7/28/2016
Alcohol Beverages TaxesBeerVT10/1/2003
Alcohol Beverages TaxesBeerMD7/1/2011
Alcohol Beverages TaxesBeerDE9/1/2017
Alcohol Beverages TaxesDistilled SpiritsMD7/1/2011
Alcohol Beverages TaxesDistilled SpiritsDE9/1/2017
Alcohol Beverages TaxesWineVT10/1/2003
Alcohol Beverages TaxesWineAL2/20/2004
Alcohol Beverages TaxesWineMD7/1/2011
Alcohol Beverages TaxesWineDE9/1/2017
Alcohol Control SystemsRetail Distribution Systems for BeerVT7/1/2008
Alcohol Control SystemsRetail Distribution Systems for BeerAL5/22/2009
Alcohol Control SystemsRetail Distribution Systems for WineAL5/4/1998
Alcohol Control SystemsRetail Distribution Systems for WineVA4/19/2000
Alcohol Control SystemsRetail Distribution Systems for WineAL2/20/2004
Alcohol Control SystemsRetail Distribution Systems for WineAL8/1/2009
Alcohol Control SystemsRetail Distribution Systems for WineAL7/1/2010
Alcohol Control SystemsRetail Distribution Systems for WineVT1/1/2016
Alcohol Control SystemsWholesale Distribution Systems for BeerVT7/1/2008
Alcohol Control SystemsWholesale Distribution Systems for BeerAL5/22/2009
Alcohol Control SystemsWholesale Distribution Systems for WineAL5/4/1998
Alcohol Control SystemsWholesale Distribution Systems for WineVA4/19/2000
Alcohol Control SystemsWholesale Distribution Systems for WineVA4/4/2007
Alcohol Control SystemsWholesale Distribution Systems for WineAL8/1/2009
Alcohol Control SystemsWholesale Distribution Systems for WineAL7/1/2010
Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) LimitsAdult Operators of Noncommercial Motor VehiclesMD9/30/2001
Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) LimitsAdult Operators of Noncommercial Motor VehiclesDE7/12/2004
Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) LimitsOperators of Recreational WatercraftMD10/1/1999
Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) LimitsOperators of Recreational WatercraftMD9/30/2001
Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) LimitsOperators of Recreational WatercraftAL1/1/2002
Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) LimitsOperators of Recreational WatercraftDE7/26/2006
Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) LimitsYouth (Underage Operators of Noncommercial Motor Vehicles)DE7/14/1998
Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) LimitsYouth (Underage Operators of Noncommercial Motor Vehicles)MD10/1/2001
Health Care Services and FinancingHealth Insurance Parity for Alcohol-Related TreatmentDE7/1/2005
Health Care Services and FinancingHealth Insurance Parity for Alcohol-Related TreatmentMD5/12/2015
Health Care Services and FinancingHealth Insurance: Losses due to Intoxication (“UPPL”)MD10/30/2000
Health Care Services and FinancingHealth Insurance: Losses due to Intoxication (“UPPL”)MD1/1/2002
Health Care Services and FinancingHealth Insurance: Losses due to Intoxication (“UPPL”)VT6/5/2002
Pregnancy and AlcoholLegal Significance for Child Abuse/Child NeglectAL3/11/2003
Pregnancy and AlcoholPriority TreatmentMD10/1/2015
Pregnancy and AlcoholReporting RequirementsDE3/11/2003
Pregnancy and AlcoholReporting RequirementsMD10/1/2013
Retail SalesBans on Off-Premises Sunday SalesDE5/15/2003
Retail SalesBans on Off-Premises Sunday SalesVA7/1/2004
Retail SalesBeverage Service Training and Related PracticesVA7/1/2008
TransportationOpen Containers of Alcohol in Motor VehiclesAL8/1/2000
TransportationOpen Containers of Alcohol in Motor VehiclesVT6/21/2002
TransportationOpen Containers of Alcohol in Motor VehiclesMD9/30/2002
Underage DrinkingFalse Identification for Obtaining AlcoholVT7/1/2000
Underage DrinkingFalse Identification for Obtaining AlcoholVT7/1/2008
Underage DrinkingFurnishing Alcohol to MinorsVA7/1/2005
Underage DrinkingUnderage Purchase of AlcoholAL10/16/1998
Underage DrinkingUnderage Purchase of AlcoholVT7/1/2000
Underage DrinkingUse/Lose: Driving PrivilegesVA7/1/2005
Underage DrinkingUse/Lose: Driving PrivilegesVA7/1/2006
Underage DrinkingUse/Lose: Driving PrivilegesMD10/1/2009

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