Idaho Statutes
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TITLE 39
HEALTH AND SAFETY
CHAPTER 18
HOTELS AND FOOD VENDING ESTABLISHMENTS — REGULATIONS AND INSPECTION
39-1810.  Consumption or possession of alcohol at hotels. (1) A license or permit properly issued to a person to serve beer, wine or liquor by the drink, which license or permit is used at or in a hotel, may not be suspended, revoked or not be renewed, nor may conditions be placed upon it, by reason of the fact that individuals at or in the hotel, whether or not they are guests, possess or consume beer, wine or liquor without being of a legal age to do so or at a time when such consumption is not legal if:
(a)  (i)   The alcohol was not sold, provided or delivered to the persons who are not of legal age by the licensee or its agents or employees; or
(ii)  The alcohol was not sold, provided or delivered by the licensee or its agents or employees at a time when it was legally prohibited from doing so;
(b)  The licensee, the hotelkeeper and their agents and employees took reasonable precautions to prevent:
(i)   Persons who are not of legal age from possessing or consuming alcohol at or in the hotel; or
(ii)  Possession or consumption of alcohol at or in the hotel at a time when such possession or consumption is not legal; and
(c)  The possession or consumption is not on that portion of the premises which the hotelkeeper has identified as the bar or restaurant or in a meeting room, ballroom or the like in which beer, wine or liquor then is being sold by the licensee.
(2)  A license or permit properly issued to a person to serve beer, wine or liquor by the drink, which license or permit is used at or in a hotel, may not be suspended, revoked or not be renewed, nor may conditions be placed upon it, by reason of the fact that hotel guests possess or consume beer, wine or liquor in their sleeping rooms and serve it there to their invitees who are not of legal age or at a time during which it would not be legal for the licensee to sell or permit the possession or consumption of alcohol on the premises.

History:
[39-1810, added 1993, ch. 125, sec. 3, p. 318.]


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