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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 4. Alcoholic Beverages
- Chapter 11. Licensing
- Section 110. Club License.
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AS 04.11.110. Club License.
- (a) A club license authorizes a club or organization to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption only on the licensed
- (b) A club license may only be issued to a club, fraternal organization, patriotic organization, or social organization
that has been (1) chartered by a state or national organization for a period of two consecutive years before
application for a license under this section; or (2) chartered by a national organization and the national organization
has maintained a chartered club or organization within the state for a period of at least 20 years. The organization
licensed under this section must be operated for social, recreational, political, benevolent, or athletic purposes and
not for profit. A club license may only be issued to an organization if none of the income from the sale of alcoholic
beverages is distributed to its members, directors, or officers. Soliciting of public patronage of the club premises
except as approved by the board is a violation of this section.
- (c) The biennial club license fee is $1,200.
- (d) Alcoholic beverages sold under a club license may be purchased only by (1) members of the club and their families, (2)
widows or widowers of deceased members who have been accorded club privileges, and (3) military personnel on active
duty who are extended the privilege by patriotic organizations upon special occasions. Alcoholic beverages may be
purchased only in the portion of the club rooms that are part of the licensed premises.
- (e) Guests who enter the club premises on the invitation of a member and in the company of the member may be served but
not sold alcoholic beverages. A guest must leave the premises immediately upon the departure of the member who
extended the invitation to enter.
- (f) Alcoholic beverages purchased by a club or organization licensed under this section may not be used or consumed off
the licensed premises of the club or organization by any person, including club members and employees unless used or
consumed at social, recreational, benevolent, or athletic functions of the club or organization and the use or
consumption is approved by the board.
- (g) Notwithstanding AS 04.16.049
, access by persons under 21 years of age to
- (1) a club's licensed premises is permitted when
alcoholic beverages are not present; and
- (2) the premises of a patriotic organization licensed as a club under this section is permitted when alcoholic beverages are present if the person possesses a valid active duty military or armed forces identification card issued by the United States Department of Defense or the United States Department of Homeland Security.
- (h) In this section, "member" means a holder of paid-up membership entitling the holder to all voting rights and
privileges of membership under the constitution or bylaws of the club or organization.
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