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 37 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 TaxesBeerWA12/8/2011
Alcohol Beverages TaxesBeerME10/1/2013
Alcohol Beverages TaxesDistilled SpiritsSC1/1/2006
Alcohol Beverages TaxesDistilled SpiritsWA12/8/2011
Alcohol Beverages TaxesWineWA12/8/2011
Alcohol Control SystemsRetail Distribution Systems for BeerWA7/1/2003
Alcohol Control SystemsRetail Distribution Systems for BeerWA12/8/2011
Alcohol Control SystemsRetail Distribution Systems for SpiritsWA12/8/2011
Alcohol Control SystemsRetail Distribution Systems for SpiritsME4/12/2012
Alcohol Control SystemsRetail Distribution Systems for WineWA12/8/2011
Alcohol Control SystemsWholesale Distribution Systems for BeerWA7/1/2003
Alcohol Control SystemsWholesale Distribution Systems for BeerWA12/8/2011
Alcohol Control SystemsWholesale Distribution Systems for SpiritsWA12/8/2011
Alcohol Control SystemsWholesale Distribution Systems for SpiritsME4/12/2012
Alcohol Control SystemsWholesale Distribution Systems for WineWA12/8/2011
Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) LimitsAdult Operators of Noncommercial Motor VehiclesWA1/1/1999
Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) LimitsAdult Operators of Noncommercial Motor VehiclesSC1/1/2001
Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) LimitsAdult Operators of Noncommercial Motor VehiclesSC8/19/2003
Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) LimitsOperators of Recreational WatercraftWA1/1/1999
Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) LimitsOperators of Recreational WatercraftSC7/2/1999
Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) LimitsYouth (Underage Operators of Noncommercial Motor Vehicles)SC6/29/1998
Health Care Services and FinancingHealth Insurance Parity for Alcohol-Related TreatmentME7/1/2003
Health Care Services and FinancingHealth Insurance Parity for Alcohol-Related TreatmentSC6/3/2009
Health Care Services and FinancingHealth Insurance Parity for Alcohol-Related TreatmentWA1/1/2010
Health Care Services and FinancingHealth Insurance: Losses due to Intoxication (“UPPL”)WA6/10/2004
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 AlcoholReporting RequirementsME7/30/2004
Pregnancy and AlcoholReporting RequirementsSC5/23/2008
Retail SalesBeverage Service Training and Related PracticesWA12/8/2011
Retail SalesKeg RegistrationSC1/1/2008
Retail SalesKeg RegistrationME11/1/2017
TransportationOpen Containers of Alcohol in Motor VehiclesME9/18/1999
Underage DrinkingFalse Identification for Obtaining AlcoholME9/21/2001
Underage DrinkingMinimum Ages for Off-Premises SellersWA12/8/2011
Underage DrinkingUnderage Purchase of AlcoholSC7/1/2007
Underage DrinkingUse/Lose: Driving PrivilegesSC7/1/2007

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