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 26 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 Control SystemsRetail Distribution Systems for BeerMS7/1/1998
Alcohol Control SystemsRetail Distribution Systems for BeerMS7/1/2012
Alcohol Control SystemsWholesale Distribution Systems for BeerMS7/1/1998
Alcohol Control SystemsWholesale Distribution Systems for BeerMS7/1/2012
Alcohol Control SystemsWholesale Distribution Systems for WineMS7/1/2006
Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) LimitsAdult Operators of Noncommercial Motor VehiclesMS7/1/2002
Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) LimitsAdult Operators of Noncommercial Motor VehiclesMA6/30/2003
Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) LimitsOperators of Recreational WatercraftMA6/30/2003
Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) LimitsOperators of Recreational WatercraftMS7/1/2010
Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) LimitsYouth (Underage Operators of Noncommercial Motor Vehicles)MS7/1/1998
Health Care Services and FinancingHealth Insurance Parity for Alcohol-Related TreatmentMA7/1/2009
Health Care Services and FinancingHealth Insurance Parity for Alcohol-Related TreatmentMS7/1/2014
Health Care Services and FinancingHealth Insurance Parity for Alcohol-Related TreatmentHI7/1/2014
Retail SalesBans on Off-Premises Sunday SalesMA11/26/2003
TransportationOpen Containers of Alcohol in Motor VehiclesHI4/27/2000
TransportationOpen Containers of Alcohol in Motor VehiclesMA10/10/2000
Underage DrinkingFalse Identification for Obtaining AlcoholMS4/11/2002
Underage DrinkingFalse Identification for Obtaining AlcoholMS1/1/2005
Underage DrinkingFalse Identification for Obtaining AlcoholHI1/1/2007
Underage DrinkingProhibitions Against Hosting Underage Drinking PartiesMA8/4/2000
Underage DrinkingProhibitions Against Hosting Underage Drinking PartiesMS7/1/2011
Underage DrinkingProhibitions Against Hosting Underage Drinking PartiesHI7/1/2013
Underage DrinkingUnderage Purchase of AlcoholHI7/2/1999
Underage DrinkingUse/Lose: Driving PrivilegesMA11/4/1998
Underage DrinkingUse/Lose: Driving PrivilegesMS4/11/2002
Underage DrinkingUse/Lose: Driving PrivilegesHI1/1/2007

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