23-1031. Extension of credit. (1) No sale or delivery of beer shall be made to any licensed retailer, except for cash paid at the time of or prior to delivery thereof, or except as provided by electronic funds transfer in accordance with subsection (3) of this section, and in no event shall any brewer, wholesaler or dealer licensed in the state and engaged in the sale of beer for resale extend any credit on account of such beer to a licensed retailer, nor shall any licensed retailer accept or receive delivery of such beer except when payment therefor is made in cash at the time of or prior to delivery thereof, or by electronic funds transfer in accordance with subsection (3) of this section.
(2) The acceptance of a first party check from a licensed retailer by a brewer, wholesaler or dealer licensed in the state and engaged in the sale of beer for resale, or the use of a debit card by a licensed retailer, shall not be deemed an extension or acceptance of credit pursuant to this section.
(3) The acceptance and use of an electronic funds transfer shall not be deemed an extension or acceptance of credit pursuant to this section, provided such transfer is initiated and completed promptly and in no event completed later than five (5) business days following delivery of such beer. Any attempt by a licensed retailer to delay payment of an electronic funds transfer pursuant to this section for any period of time beyond the time set forth in this subsection, shall be deemed an acceptance of credit by the licensed retailer.
(4) Any extension or acceptance of credit in violation hereof shall constitute the giving and receiving of aid or assistance to or by a licensed retailer prohibited by the provisions of section 23-1033, Idaho Code.
[23-1031, added 1961, ch. 299, sec. 5, p. 543; am. 1965, ch. 176, sec. 1, p. 362; am. 1999, ch. 206, sec. 2, p. 553; am. 2011, ch. 255, sec. 1, p. 699; am. 2013, ch. 288, sec. 1, p. 760.]