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UNDERAGE DRINKING BOOKLET 2002 Reported Underage Drinking


                         STATE                                    2002 Past Month Alcohol Consumption                               Past Month Use % Change
                                                                         Among 12-17 year olds                                             2000-2002

                         Alabama                                                    15.7%                                                    8.8%
                         Alaska                                                     15.6%                                                   -5.8%
                         Arizona                                                    18.5%                                                    8.3%
                         Arkansas                                                   15.7%                                                   -9.7%
                         California                                                 15.2%                                                   -2.1%
                         Colorado                                                   19.5%                                                   -3.0%
                         Connecticut                                                17.2%                                                  -16.4%
                         Delaware                                                   18.3%                                                    2.5%
                         D.C.                                                       13.7%                                                   12.2%
                         Florida                                                    17.8%                                                   23.5%
                         Georgia                                                    14.4%                                                   -4.8%
                         Hawaii                                                     16.1%                                                   -4.3%
                         Idaho                                                      16.6%                                                   16.1%
                         Illinois                                                   19.0%                                                    5.0%
                         Indiana                                                    18.9%                                                   39.7%
                         Iowa                                                       20.5%                                                    6.2%
                         Kansas                                                     20.6%                                                   27.7%
                         Kentucky                                                   17.6%                                                   20.1%
                         Louisiana                                                  19.0%                                                   -2.1%
                         Maine                                                      17.0%                                                  -12.4%
                         Maryland                                                   18.3%                                                   16.8%
                         Massachusetts                                              20.2%                                                   -8.1%
                         Michigan                                                   19.6%                                                   17.2%             U.S.
                         Minnesota                                                  19.5%                                                    3.0%
                         Mississippi                                                17.2%                                                   27.3%
                         Missouri                                                   19.5%                                                   21.6%
                         Montana                                                    23.2%                                                    5.2%
                         Nebraska                                                   21.6%                                                   13.7%
                         Nevada                                                     18.7%                                                    4.5%
                         New Hampshire                                              18.4%                                                  -13.0%
                         New Jersey                                                 18.0%                                                    1.7%
                         New Mexico                                                 20.0%                                                    7.5%
                         New York                                                   19.1%                                                   11.4%
                         North Carolina                                             17.3%                                                   33.6%
                         North Dakota                                               24.7%                                                   -5.9%
                         Ohio                                                       17.6%                                                   11.4%
                         Oklahoma                                                   15.4%                                                    6.6%
                         Oregon                                                     16.0%                                                    0.4%
                         Pennsylvania                                               18.3%                                                   15.6%
                         Rhode Island                                               23.2%                                                   31.6%
                         South Carolina                                             14.7%                                                   10.3%
                         South Dakota                                               23.2%                                                   16.0%
                         Tennessee                                                  14.0%                                                    7.2%
                         Texas                                                      17.6%                                                   -0.7%
                         Utah                                                       11.8%                                                   11.0%
                         Vermont                                                    21.5%                                                    9.3%
                         Virginia                                                   18.3%                                                   49.3%
                         Washington                                                 16.3%                                                    7.7%
                         West Virginia                                              20.1%                                                   25.5%
                         Wisconsin                                                  18.7%                                                  -12.9%
                         Wyoming                                                    19.0%                                                   -9.6%
                         U.S. Total                                                17.6%                                                     7.5%
                         Source: 2002 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, US Department of Health and Human Services - SAMHSA

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       UNDERAGE DRINKING BOOKLET 2003 Alcohol-Related Traffic Fatalities


                         STATE                                      2003 Alcohol-Related Traffic Fatalities                    2003 Alcohol-Related Traffic Fatalities
                                                                           Among Youth Under 21                                Among 15-20 Year Old Drinking Drivers

                         Alabama                                                       70                                                       35
                         Alaska                                                         4                                                        2
                         Arizona                                                       76                                                       24
                         Arkansas                                                      44                                                       19
                         California                                                   257                                                       74
                         Colorado                                                      39                                                       18
                         Connecticut                                                   17                                                        8
                         Delaware                                                      10                                                        6
                         D.C.                                                           6                                                        2
                         Florida                                                      154                                                       65
                         Georgia                                                       68                                                       26
                         Hawaii                                                        19                                                        7
                         Idaho                                                         22                                                        8
                         Illinois                                                     113                                                       43
                         Indiana                                                       48                                                       15
                         Iowa                                                          34                                                       14
                         Kansas                                                        50                                                       21
                         Kentucky                                                      34                                                       15
                         Louisiana                                                     73                                                       31
                         Maine                                                          6                                                        3
                         Maryland                                                      47                                                       22
                         Massachusetts                                                 49                                                       25
U.S.                     Michigan                                                      81                                                       33
                         Minnesota                                                     40                                                       15
                         Mississippi                                                   45                                                       21
                         Missouri                                                      90                                                       32
                         Montana                                                       21                                                       11
                         Nebraska                                                      20                                                       11
                         Nevada                                                        34                                                        8
                         New Hampshire                                                 12                                                        3
                         New Jersey                                                    41                                                       14
                         New Mexico                                                    35                                                       14
                         New York                                                      92                                                       38
                         North Carolina                                                78                                                       34
                         North Dakota                                                  14                                                        9
                         Ohio                                                          75                                                       33
                         Oklahoma                                                      36                                                       16
                         Oregon                                                        34                                                       10
                         Pennsylvania                                                  99                                                       44
                         Rhode Island                                                  14                                                        7
                         South Carolina                                                63                                                       30
                         South Dakota                                                  25                                                        6
                         Tennessee                                                     70                                                       33
                         Texas                                                        342                                                      137
                         Utah                                                           8                                                        4
                         Vermont                                                        7                                                        4
                         Virginia                                                      60                                                       28
                         Washington                                                    58                                                       22
                         West Virginia                                                 26                                                       10
                         Wisconsin                                                     67                                                       33
                         Wyoming                                                        9                                                        2
                         U.S. Total                                                2,834
                         Source: 2003 US Department of Transportation - National Traffic Highway Safety Administration - October 2004

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UNDERAGE DRINKING BOOKLET 2003 UCR Arrest Data for Youth Under 18 by State


           STATE (# Agencies Reporting) Driving under the influence                     Driving Under the Influence                  Liquor Laws                     Drunkeness3

           ALABAMA: 309 agencies;                                                                    148                                 786                             111
           ALASKA: 30 agencies;                                                                      102                                 438                               5
           ARIZONA: 84 agencies;                                                                     603                               4,837                               0
           ARKANSAS:4 120 agencies;                                                                  145                                 224                             199
           CALIFORNIA: 686 agencies;                                                               1,583                               4,715                           3,749
           COLORADO: 157 agencies;                                                                   400                               3,467                              16
           CONNECTICUT: 78 agencies;                                                                  82                                 251                              15
           DELAWARE: 42 agencies;                                                                      0                                 282                              11
           DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:4, 5 2 agencies;                                                       0                                   5                               0
           FLORIDA:4, 6 596 agencies;                                                                448                               1,677
           GEORGIA: 273 agencies;                                                                    288                                 794                              248
           HAWAII: 4 agencies;                                                                        72                                 235                                0
           IDAHO: 106 agencies;                                                                      219                               1,657                               28
           ILLINOIS:4 1 agency;                                                                       54                                 362                                0
           INDIANA: 160 agencies;                                                                    279                               3,108                              468
           IOWA: 190 agencies;                                                                       309                               2,413                              242
           KANSAS: 225 agencies;                                                                     250                               1,184                                1
           KENTUCKY:4 23 agencies;                                                                    61                                 190                              176
           LOUISIANA: 139 agencies;                                                                  162                                 561                               73
           MAINE: 163 agencies;                                                                      160                                 999                               19
           MARYLAND: 149 agencies;                                                                   298                               1,387                                0
           MASSACHUSETTS: 278 agencies;                                                              131                                 931                              296
           MICHIGAN: 564 agencies;                                                                   846                               5,720                               38
           MINNESOTA: 302 agencies;                                                                  785                               6,363                                0
           MISSISSIPPI: 88 agencies;                                                                 155                                 308                              195
           MISSOURI: 458 agencies;                                                                   690                               1,992                               43                  U.S.
           MONTANA: 64 agencies;                                                                      58                                 699                                0
           NEBRASKA: 215 agencies;                                                                   359                               2,243                                0
           NEVADA:4
           NEW HAMPSHIRE:4 117 agencies;                                                             119                                 991                             414
           NEW JERSEY: 521 agencies;                                                                 320                               2,647                               0
           NEW MEXICO: 22 agencies;                                                                  163                                 889                              53
           NEW YORK:4 440 agencies;                                                                  318                               1,038                               0
           NORTH CAROLINA: 329 agencies;                                                             624                               1,497                               0
           NORTH DAKOTA: 57 agencies;                                                                 63                               1,405                               0
           OHIO: 326 agencies;                                                                       280                               2,775                             116
           OKLAHOMA: 298 agencies;                                                                   416                                 562                             926
           OREGON: 144 agencies;                                                                     193                               3,889                               0
           PENNSYLVANIA: 751 agencies;                                                               556                               7,552                             259
           RHODE ISLAND: 48 agencies;                                                                 23                                 156                               1
           SOUTH CAROLINA:4 177 agencies;                                                             43                                 129                              14
           SOUTH DAKOTA: 120 agencies;                                                               134                               1,622                              18
           TENNESSEE: 398 agencies;                                                                  232                               1,246                             324
           TEXAS: 945 agencies;                                                                    1,255                               5,469                           3,967
           UTAH: 94 agencies;                                                                        142                               2,016                             219
           VERMONT: 54 agencies;                                                                      23                                 234                               0
           VIRGINIA: 260 agencies;                                                                   223                               1,180                             235
           WASHINGTON: 210 agencies;                                                                 594                               3,992                               2
           WEST VIRGINIA: 263 agencies;                                                               25                                 126                               6
           WISCONSIN: 302 agencies;                                                                  514                               9,840                              21
           WYOMING: 58 agencies;                                                                      74                               1,198                              29
           1
             Does not include traffic arrests.
           2
             Violent crimes are offenses of murder, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault. Property crimes are offenses of burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson.
           3
             Drunkenness is not considered a crime in some states; therefore, the figures vary widely from state to state.
           4
             See Arrest Data, Appendix I, for details.
           5
             Includes arrests reported by the Zoological Police and the Metro Transit Police. These agencies have no population associated with them.
           6
             The arrest category all other offenses also includes the arrest counts for offenses against the family and children, drunkenness, disorderly conduct, vagrancy, suspicion,
             curfew and loitering law violations, and runaways.
             NOTE: Direct comparisons of arrest totals listed in this table made with prior years’ issues should be made with caution as participation levels may vary.
             Additionally, some Part II offenses are not considered crimes in some states; therefore, figures may vary widely from state to state.
             Source: 2003 Uniform Crime Report - US Department of Justice - Federal Bureau of Investigation

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UNDERAGE DRINKING BOOKLET STATE LAWS: Purchase/Attempt to Purchase Alcohol by Minor
                         UNDERAGE DRINKING BOOKLET Summary of State Laws Regarding Purchase and Attempt to Purchase Alcohol by Minor




                          State
                                  Purchase
                                  Attempt
                                  to Purchase
                                                      Type of Offense
                                                                         Minimum Fine
                                                                                          Maximum fine
                                                                                                             Minimum
                                                                                                             Imprisonment
                                                                                                                            Maximum
                                                                                                                            Imprisonment
                                                                                                                                             Probation
                                                                                                                                                         Community Service
                                                                                                                                                         Education Program
                                                                                                                                                         Treatment Program/
                                                                                                                                                         Assessment
                                                                                                                                                                               Driver’s License
                                                                                                                                                                               Suspension (S)/
                                                                                                                                                                               Revocation (R)
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Graduated Penalties
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Diversion Program
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Available
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Other Punishment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Penalties
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Parent/Guardian
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Legal Age Spouse
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Other*




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                          AL X          X       Misdemeanor             $50             $500                                3mos                                              3-6mos S            No                      No                                             Misdemeanor punishable by $50 - $500 fine, to which imprisonment of 3 months may be added. License to operate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         motor vehicle surrendered for 3 - 6 months. (Code of Ala. § 28-3A-25)
                         AK X                      Class A                              $5,000                                1y                                                                  No                      No                                             Class A misdemeanor punishable by up to 1 year imprisonment and/or up to $5,000 fine. (Alaska Stat. § 04.16.060)
                                                misdemeanor
                          AZ X                     Class 1                              $2,500                              6mos                                                                  No                      No                            Purchase: Class 1 misdemeanor punishable by up to $2,500 fine and/or up to 6 months imprisonment.                                                       C
                                                misdemeanor                                                                                                                                                                                             (A.R.S. § 4-244)
                         AR X                   Misdemeanor             $100 $500                                                             X                                                   No                      No                Write essay Misdemeanor punishable by a fine of $100 - $500 (in addition, judge may impose probation and require minor to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        write themes or essays on beverage alcohol). (Arkansas Code § 3-3-203)
                         CA X                   Misdemeanor             $250 $500                                                                        X                      1yr S             Yes                     No                            Purchase: misdemeanor punishable by 1st offense - $250 fine and/or 24-32 hours community service; 2d and                                                C
                                        X        Infraction                  $250                                                                        X                      1yr S             Yes                                                   subsequent offenses - up to $500 fine and/or 36-48 hours community service. Attempt to purchase infraction
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        punishable by: 1st offense - up to $100 fine and/or 24-32 hours community service; 2d and subsequent offenses -
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        up to $250 fine and/or 36-48 hours community service. (Cal Bus & Prof Code § 25659)
                         CO X           X          Class 2              $250 $1,000 3m 12mos                                                                                                      Yes                     No                            Attempt to purchase: 1st offense - class 2 misdemeanor punishable by $250 - $1,000 fine and/or 3 - 12 months
                                                misdemeanor                                                                                                                                                                                             imprisonment; 2d and subsequent offenses - at least $250 fine and/or 3 - 12 months imprisonment (fines may be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        paid by public work at a reasonable hourly rate). (C.R.S. § 12-47-901)
                          CT X          X                               $200 $500                                                                                               150ds             No                      No                            Purchase/attempt to purchase punishable by $200 - $500 fine (Conn. Gen. Stat. § 30-89) License suspension for 150
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        days for violating § 30-89. (Conn. Gen Stat. § 14-111e)




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                         DC X           X            Civil              $300 $1,000                                                                                           90ds - 1y S Yes                             No                                             Purchase/attempt to purchase punishable by: 1st offense - $300 penalty and 90 day driving privilege suspension;
                                                  Infraction                                                                                                                                                                                                             2d offense - $600 penalty and 180 day driving privilege suspension; 3d and subsequent offenses - $1,000 penalty
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         and 1 year driving privilege suspension. (D.C. Code § 25-1002)
                          FL X          X       Misdemeanor                              $500                               60ds                                                <18               Yes                     No                                             Purchase/attempt to purchase: (if under 17, handled by juvenile court) if over 17: 2d degree misdemeanor punishable
                                                                                          or                                 or                                                6mos -                                                                                    by up to 60 days imprisonment and/or up to $500 fine; subsequent violations - 1st degree misdemeanor punishable
                                                                                        $1,000                               1y                                                 2ys S                                                                                    by up to 1 year imprisonment and/or up to $1,000 fine. If person under 18 purchases/attempts to purchase, DMV will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         suspend/revoke driver’s license for 1st offense - 6 - 12 months; subsequent violation - 2 years. (Fla. Stat. § 562.11)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Driver’s license suspension for under 18 only (Fla. Stat. § 322.056)
                         GA X           X            >18                                $1,000                                1y              X                X      X       6mos -1y            Yes                     No                                             Purchase/attempt to purchase (if over 17): misdemeanor punishable for 1st offense by - up to 6 months                                 M/
                                                misdemeanor,                                                                                                                     S                                                                                       imprisonment and/or up to $300 fine; subsequent offenses - up to 1 year imprisonment and/or up to $1,000 fine.                        RC
                                                     <17                                                                                                                                                                                                                 In addition, person convicted of attempting to purchase will have driver’s license suspended for 1st offense -
                                                delinquent act                                                                                                                                                                                                           6 months; subsequent offenses - 1 year. If person has never been convicted of alcohol offense, and is guilty of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         purchase/attempt to purchase, court may place person on probation and require comprehensive rehabilitation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         program (not to exceed 3 years). In addition, persons violating any underage drinking law may be sentenced to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         complete DUI Alcohol or Drug Use Risk Reduction Program within 120 days of conviction. Failure to complete
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         program as prescribed shall be punished by up to $300 fine and/or 20 days imprisonment. VIolation by any person
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         under 17 constitutes a delinquent act (not a misdemeanor). (O.G.C.A. § 3-3-23)
                          HI X                    >18 petty                             $1,000                              6mos                                                                  No                      No                                             Any person under 18 is subject to the jurisdiction of the family court. Purchase by individual over 18: Petty                          C
                                                misdemeanor,                                                                                                                                                                                                             misdemeanor punishable by up to 6 months imprisonment and/or up to $1,000 fine. (HRS § 281-101.5)
                                                 <18 subject
                                                to family court

                         * Footnotes Defined on Page 147                    hr/hrs         =             hour(s)                           C = Compliance Checks                                                                                                                 MP = Underage military personnel may consume alcohol on military base            U = Alcohol may be given to students as part of
                                                                            d/ds           =             day(s)                            M = Underage person may use alcohol for medical purposes                                                                              RC = Underage person may use alcohol as part of a religious ceremony                 a curriculum at a college or university
                                                                            mo/mos         =             month(s)




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                                                                            yr/yrs         =             year(s)
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                         UNDERAGE DRINKING BOOKLET Summary of State Laws Regarding Purchase and Attempt to Purchase Alcohol by Minor




                          State
                                  Purchase
                                  Attempt
                                  to Purchase
                                                      Type of Offense
                                                                         Minimum Fine
                                                                                          Maximum fine
                                                                                                             Minimum
                                                                                                             Imprisonment
                                                                                                                            Maximum
                                                                                                                            Imprisonment
                                                                                                                                           Probation
                                                                                                                                                       Community Service
                                                                                                                                                       Education Program
                                                                                                                                                       Treatment Program/
                                                                                                                                                       Assessment
                                                                                                                                                                              Driver’s License
                                                                                                                                                                              Suspension (S)/
                                                                                                                                                                              Revocation (R)
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Graduated Penalties
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Diversion Program
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Available
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Other Punishment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Penalties
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Parent/Guardian
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Legal Age Spouse
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Other*




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Exceptions
                          ID X          X       Misdemeanor                              $300                               6mos                                                                 No                       No                                              Misdemeanor punishable by up to $300 fine and/or up to 6 months imprisonment. (Idaho Code § 23-604)
                          IL X                      Class A                             $2,500                               1y                                                                  No                       No                                              Purchase: Class A misdemeanor punishable by up to $2,500 fine and/or up to 1 year imprisonment. (235 ILCS 5/6-20)                     C
                                                misdemeanor
                          IN X                      Class C                              $500                                                                               90ds - 1y S                                                                  Class C infraction for purchasing or procuring an alcoholic beverage with or without using a false or altered driver’s
                                                  infraction                                                                                                                                                                                             license. Punishable by up to $500 fine and 90 day - 1 year driver’s license suspension. (Ind. Code Ann. § 7.1-5-7-1)
                          IA X          X        >18 Simple             $100 $200                                                                                             <1y S              Yes                      No                   <18       Purchase/attempt to purchase: If over 18, simple misdemeanor punishable by for 1st offense - $100 fine; subsequent
                                                misdemeanor,                                                                                                                (2d offense)                                                     Parental    offenses - $200 fine and up to 1 year suspension of motor vehicle operating privileges. If under 18, parents and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            and school
                                                <18 Juvenile                                                                                                                                                                                notification school will be notified. Under 18 handled by juvenile court. (Iowa Code § 123.47)
                                                   offense
                          KS X          X        >18 Class C            $200 $500                                           1mo                        X X                    30ds S             No                       No
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Purchase/attempt to purchase: If over 18: Class C misdemeanor punishable by $200-500 fine, up to 1 month                                                                              C
                                                misdemeanor                                                                                                                                                               imprisonment, 30 day driving privilege suspension, possible 40 hours community service and/or court may order
                                                <18 Juvenile            $200 $500                                                                      X X                    30ds S                                      offender to complete drug/alcohol training course. If under 18 considered a juvenile offender punishable by
                                                   offense                                                                                                                                                                $200-500 fine, 30 day driving privilege suspension, possible 40 hours community service and/or mandatory
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          drug/alcohol training course. (K.S.A. § 41-727) Compliance check. (K.S.A. § 41-727a)
                         KY X           X         Violation                              $250                                                                                                    No No                    Purchase/attempt to purchase: Violation punishable by up to $250 fine. (KRS § 244.085) Penalty. (KRS § 244.990)                                                                       C
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Compliance check exception mentioned in AG Opinion 79-473.
                          LA X                    Violation                              $100                               6mos                                                                 No No                    Purchase punishable by up to $100 fine and/or 6 months imprisonment. (La. R.S. 14:93.12) Exceptions.                                                                                  M




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                         ME X                   Civil violation         $200 $600                                                                      X                                         Yes No                   Purchase: Civil violation punishable by for 1st offense - $200-400 fine; 2d offense - $300-600 fine and/or community
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          service; subsequent offenses - $600 fine and/or community service. (28-A M.R.S. § 2051)
                         MD X                   Misdemeanor                  $1,000                                         2yrs                                                                 No No                    Misdemeanor punishable by up to $1,000 fine and/or up to 2 years imprisonment. (Md. Ann. Code art. 2B, § 1-201)
                         MA X           X         Violation             $300 $300                                                                                            180ds S             No No                    Purchase/attempt to purchase: Punishable by $300 fine and 180 day driver’s license suspension.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          (ALM GL ch. 138, § 34A)
                         MI X           X       Misdemeanor                              $500                               60ds1                      X X          X       90ds - 1y            Yes Yes        <18       Misdemeanor punishable by: 1st violation - up to $100 fine and/or community service and may be ordered to attend                                                                      C
                                                                                                                                                                              (2d and                  (1st   Parental    substance abuse treatment or screening; 2d violation - 90 day driver’s license suspension, up to 30 days imprisonment
                                                                                                                                                                            subsequent               offense notification
                                                                                                                                                                             violations               only)               (for not meeting the requirements of the court for first offense) and/or up to $200 fine, and/or community service and
                                                                                                                                                                               only)                                      may be ordered to attend substance abuse treatment or screening; subsequent violations - 1 year driver’s license
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          suspension, up to 60 days imprisonment (for not meeting the requirements of the court for first offense) and/or up to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          $500 fine, and/or community service and may be ordered to attend substance abuse treatment or screening. If the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          offender is under 18, parents/guardians must be notified within 48 hours. (MCLS § 436.1703)
                         MN X           X           >18                 $100 $1,000                                         90ds                                                                 No No                    Misdemeanor punishable by $100-1,000 fine and/or up to 90 days imprisonment. (Minn. Stat § 340A.503 and 703)                                                                          U
                                                Misdemeanor                                                                                                                                                               Juvenile is petty offender punishable by: 1st offense - up to $100 fine and/or community service and/or education
                                                    <18                                  $100                                               X          X X          X                            Yes                      program and/or up to 6 months probation and/or evaluation and treatment if necessary; 2d offense - same as above
                                                Juvenile petty                                                                                                                                                            plus driver’s license suspended for longer of 1 year or until 18; subsequent violations - same as above plus mandatory
                                                   offense                                                                                                                                                                evaluation and treatment program. (Minn. Stat § 260B.235)
                         MS X                   Misdemeanor             $200 $500                                                           X                                  90ds              Yes                     Yes                                              Purchase is a misdemeanor punishable by $200-500 fine or judge may, in lieu of conviction, suspend the fine,             X* X*
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         (1st                                             suspend driver’s license for 90 days and place offender on probation. For violation of probation, license is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       offense
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        only)                                             returned and fine is imposed. (Miss. Code Ann. § 67-1-81) *Exemptions for light beer and wine only.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          (Miss. Code Ann. § 67-3-54)




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                         * Footnotes Defined on Page 147                                hr/hrs           =    hour(s)                                    C = Compliance Checks                                                                                                      MP = Underage military personnel may consume alcohol on military base        U = Alcohol may be given to students as part of
                                                                                        d/ds             =    day(s)                                     M = Underage person may use alcohol for medical purposes                                                                   RC = Underage person may use alcohol as part of a religious ceremony             a curriculum at a college or university
                                                                                        mo/mos           =    month(s)
                                                                                        yr/yrs           =    year(s)
                         UNDERAGE DRINKING BOOKLET Summary of State Laws Regarding Purchase and Attempt to Purchase Alcohol by Minor




                          State
                                  Purchase
                                  Attempt
                                  to Purchase
                                                      Type of Offense
                                                                         Minimum Fine
                                                                                          Maximum fine
                                                                                                             Minimum
                                                                                                             Imprisonment
                                                                                                                            Maximum
                                                                                                                            Imprisonment
                                                                                                                                             Probation
                                                                                                                                                         Community Service
                                                                                                                                                         Education Program
                                                                                                                                                         Treatment Program/
                                                                                                                                                         Assessment
                                                                                                                                                                                Driver’s License
                                                                                                                                                                                Suspension (S)/
                                                                                                                                                                                Revocation (R)
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Graduated Penalties
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Diversion Program
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Available
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Other Punishment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Penalties
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Parent/Guardian
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Legal Age Spouse
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                         MO X           X       Misdemeanor             $50 $1,000                                            1y                               X                                   No                      No                                              Purchase/attempt to purchase: Misdemeanor punishable by $50-1,000 fine and/or up to 1 year imprisonment.                   X          M
                                                <17 Juvenile                 $25                                                              X          X            X          S or R                                                                                    (§§ 311.325 and 312.407 R.S. Mo.) Juvenile. (§ 211.181 R.S. Mo.)
                                                   offense                                                                                                                    (at discretion
                                                                                                                                                                              of the court)
                         MT             X                               $150 $150                                                                        X                                         No                      No                             Attempt to purchase: punishable by up to $150 fine and possible community service. (Mont. Code Anno., § 45-5-624)
                         NE X           X          Class III                 $500                                           3mos                                                                   No                      No                 Parental    Class III misdemeanor punishable by: up to $500 fine and/or up to 3 months imprisonment and parental notification.                                     C
                                                misdemeanor                                                                                                                                                                                  notification (R.R.S. Neb. § 53-180.01) Penalty. (R.R.S. Neb. § 53-180.05)
                         NV X                   Misdemeanor                             $1,000                              6mos                         X                                         No                      No                             Purchase is a misdemeanor punishable by fine up to $1,000 and/or up to 6 months imprisonment; or in lieu of such
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          punishment, may be ordered to perform community service. (Nev. R.S. § 202.020)
                         NH             X          Class A                              $2,000                                1y                         X            X                            No                      No                             Attempt to purchase is a Class A misdemeanor punishable up to $2,000 fine and/or up to 1 year conditional discharge
                                                misdemeanor                                                                                                                                                                                               (which could include counseling/treatment, restriction on travel/association to insure the public peace, or public
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          service). (N.H. Rev. Stat. § 179:10-a)
                          NJ X          X         Disorderly    $500 $1,000                                                                                    X      X         6mos S             No                      No                    <18      Purchase/attempt to purchase is a disorderly persons offense punishable by: $500-1,000 fine and 6 month driver’s
                                                persons offense                                                                                                                                                                                 parental  license suspension; court may require participation in alcohol education or treatment program. If the offender is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             notification
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             and parents under 18, parents will be notified in writing of violation; upon subsequent offense, parents will be fined $500 for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              fined $500 failure to control minor. (N.J. Stat. § 33:1-81)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               for each
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                         NM X           X       Misdemeanor                             $1,000                                                           X                    90ds - 2yrs Yes                              No                                              Purchase/attempt to purchase is a misdemeanor punishable by: 1st offense - up to $1,000 fine and 30 hours
                                                                                                                                                                               or until 21                                                                                 community service; 2d offense - up to $1,000 fine, 40 hours community service and 90 day driver’s license suspension;
                                                                                                                                                                                (2d and
                                                                                                                                                                              subsequent                                                                                   subsequent offenses - up to $1,000 fine, 60 hours community service, driver’s license suspension for the greater of
                                                                                                                                                                               violations                                                                                  2 years or until 21. (N.M. Stat. Ann. § 60-7B-1)
                                                                                                                                                                                  only)
                         NY                        No Law
                         NC2 X          X         >19* Class                            $200                                                                                      1y R             No                      No                                              By person 18 or younger (for beer/wine/spirits) and 19 and over for fortified wine and spirits: Purchase/attempt to
                                                3 misdemeanor                                                                                                                                                                                                              purchase - class 1 misdemeanor punishable by fine and/or probation at discretion of court and 1 year driver’s license
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           revocation. If 19 or over: for purchase of beer or unfortified wine - class 3 misdemeanor punishable by $200 fine and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           1 year driver’s license revocation and possible up to 10 days probation. (N.C. Gen. Stat. §§ 18B-102 and 302)
                         ND X           X          Class B                              $1,000                              30ds                                      X                            No                      No                                              Class B misdemeanor punishable by: up to 30 days imprisonment and/or up to $1,000 fine and court may refer                            C
                                                misdemeanor                                                                                                                                                                                                                offender to addiction assessment and treatment. (N.D. Cent. Code, § 5-01-08)
                         OH X                     Violation             $25              $100                                                                                                      No                                                                      Attempt to purchase beer or intoxicating liquor: 1st offense - judge may establish diversion program; failure to
                                        X       Misdemeanor4                            $250 -                              30ds-                                                                                         Yes                                              complete diversion program or subsequent offenses - 1st degree misdemeanor punishable by up to 180 days
                                                                                        $1,000                              180ds                                                                                                                                          imprisonment and/or up to $1,000 fine. (Ohio Rev. Code Ann. 4301.69) Attempt to purchase of low-alcohol beverage:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           4th degree misdemeanor punishable by up to 30 days imprisonment and/or up to $250 fine. Underage purchase of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           beer/intoxicating liquor/low-alcohol beverage: violation punishable by $25-100 fine, which may be paid by the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           performance of public work. (Ohio Rev. Code Ann. 4301.631, 4301.63 and 4301.99)
                         OK X           X       Misdemeanor3                            $100                                                             X                                         No                      No                                              Purchase/attempt to purchase of low-point beer is a misdemeanor punishable by up to $100 fine or up to 20 hours       X*              C*
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           community service. (37 Okl. St. § 246)
                         OR X           X           Class B                             $360                                                                          X                            No                      No                                              Class B violation punishable by up to $360 fine, alcohol assessment and treatment for subsequent offenses.                            C
                                                   violation                                                                                                                                                                                                               (ORS § 471.430)
                         * Footnotes Defined on Page 147                    hr/hrs         =             hour(s)                           C = Compliance Checks                                                                                                                   MP = Underage military personnel may consume alcohol on military base           U = Alcohol may be given to students as part of
                                                                            d/ds           =             day(s)                            M = Underage person may use alcohol for medical purposes                                                                                RC = Underage person may use alcohol as part of a religious ceremony                a curriculum at a college or university
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                         UNDERAGE DRINKING BOOKLET Summary of State Laws Regarding Purchase and Attempt to Purchase Alcohol by Minor




                          State
                                  Purchase
                                  Attempt
                                  to Purchase
                                                      Type of Offense
                                                                         Minimum Fine
                                                                                               Maximum fine
                                                                                                                  Minimum
                                                                                                                  Imprisonment
                                                                                                                                  Maximum
                                                                                                                                  Imprisonment
                                                                                                                                                 Probation
                                                                                                                                                             Community Service
                                                                                                                                                             Education Program
                                                                                                                                                             Treatment Program/
                                                                                                                                                             Assessment
                                                                                                                                                                                    Driver’s License
                                                                                                                                                                                    Suspension (S)/
                                                                                                                                                                                    Revocation (R)
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Graduated Penalties
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Diversion Program
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Available
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Other Punishment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Penalties
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Parent/Guardian
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Legal Age Spouse
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Other*




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Exceptions
                         PA X           X        Summary                                 $500                                                                X X          X       90ds - 2yrs Yes                                  Yes                 Parental                     Summary offense punishable by, in addition to alcohol evaluation and education or treatment and parental                                C/
                                                  offense                                                                                                                             S                                            (1st               notification                  notification: 1st offense - 90 day driver’s license suspension; 2d offense - 1 year driver’s license suspension and up to               RC
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 offense
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  only)                                             $500 fine; subsequent offenses - 2 year driver’s license suspension and up to $500 fine. For first offense of any of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    above provisions, the court may offer alternative adjudication program consisting of public service, counseling, job
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    training, or self-improvement program. (18 Pa.C.S. § 6308)
                          RI X          X                               $100 $1,000                                                                                               3mos - 1y S Yes                                   No                                              Purchase/attempt to purchase punishable by: 1st offense - $100-250 fine and possible 3 month driver’s license
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    suspension; 2d offense - $250-500 fine and possible 6 month driver’s license suspension; subsequent offense -
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    $500-1,000 fine and possible 1 year driver’s license suspension. (R.I. Gen Laws § 3-8-6)
                          SC X                  Misdemeanor             $25              $200                                                                                     90ds - 6mos Yes                                   No                                              Purchase of beer and wine: misdemeanor punishable by $25-200 fine and driver’s license suspension for 90 days                            U
                                                (beer and wine)                                                                                                                        S                                                                                            for 1st offense, 6 months subsequent offenses. (S.C. Code Ann. § 20-7-8920) Purchase of spirits: misdemeanor
                                                Misdemeanor             $100 $200                                                 30ds                                            90ds - 6mos Yes                                                                                   punishable by $100-200 fine or up to 30 days imprisonment and driver’s license suspension for 90 days for 1st offense,
                                                   (spirits)                                                                                                                                                                                                                        6 months subsequent offenses. (S.C. Code Ann. § 20-7-8925)
                                                                                                                                                                                       S
                         SD X           X          Class 2                               $200                                     30ds                                             30ds - 1y S Yes                                  No                             Class 2 misdemeanor punishable by up to $200 fine and/or up to 30 days imprisonment. In addition, driver’s license
                                                misdemeanor                                                                                                                                                                                                        suspension for 30 days - 1 year for 1st offense or 60 days to 1 year for subsequent offenses. (S.D. Codified Laws §§
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   35-9-2 and 35-9-7)
                         TN X           X          Class A                              $2,500                                   11mos,                            X              90ds - 1y S Yes                                  Yes                             Purchase/attempt to purchase: Class A misdemeanor punishable by up to $2,500 fine and/or up to 11 months,                                                 C
                                                misdemeanor                                                                       29ds                                                                                             (1st                            29 days imprisonment and denial of driving privileges for at least 90 days (1st offense) or at least 1 year (subsequent
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  only)                            offenses). License suspension may be withdrawn after 1st offense for completion of alcohol education program.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   (Tenn. Code Ann. § 57-4-203) (Tenn. Code Ann. §§ 55-10-701 and 55-10-703)
                          TX X          X          Class C                               $500                                                                X X                  30 - 180ds Yes                                   Yes                    <18      Class C misdemeanor punishable by: 1st offense - up to $500 fine, 8 - 12 hours community service and 30 days                                              C
                                                misdemeanor                                                                                                                            S                                                                 parent/   driver’s license suspension. (For 1st offense, punishment may be deferred if court orders alcohol awareness program.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        guardian
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       ordered to If offender fails to provide proof of program completion within 90 days, offender’s driver’s license suspended for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       participate 6 months.) 2d offense - up to $500 fine, 20-40 hours community service and 60 day driver’s license suspension;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      in education 3d and subsequent offenses - 180 day driver’s license suspension and $250-2,000 fine and/or up to 180 days
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        program
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   confinement. (Tex. Alco. Bev. Code §§ 106.02 and 106.071) <18 - Community service and driver’s license suspension




                                                                                           $2,000 (3d and
                                                                                        subsequent offense)

                                                                                        (1st and 2d offense)/
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   (as above). (Tex. Fam. Code § 54.047)
                         UT X           X          Class B                              $1,000                                   6mos                                             90ds - 1y S Yes                                  Yes                             Class B misdemeanor punishable by up to $1,000 fine and/or up to 6 months imprisonment. For offenders between                                             C
                                                misdemeanor                                                                                                                           (13-17                                      (<18                             13 and 17 years of age, driver’s license suspension for: 1st offense - 6 months (not mandatory); 2d offense -
                                                                                                                                                                                     year old                                    for 1st
                                                                                                                                                                                    offenders                                    offense                           mandatory 6 months; subsequent offenses - mandatory 1 year. (Utah Code Ann. § 32A-12-209) <18 - 1st offense
                                                                                                                                                                                       only)                                      only)                            may be handled by youth Court where minor may be ordered to perform community service, participate in mentoring

                                                                                                                                                                                                           (license
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   or alcohol treatment, counseling or education program, write essays and pay up to $30 court fee. (Utah Code §
                                                                                                                                                                                                       suspension only)                                            78-57-105)
                         VT                        No Law
                         VA X           X          Class 1              $500 $2,500                                                               X          X X          X           1y S               No                        Yes                                              Class 1 misdemeanor punishable by up to 1 year driver’s license suspension and $500-2,500 fine or a minimum of
                                                misdemeanor                                                                                                                                                                        (1st                                             50 hours of community service. For first offense, before entering judgment, court may defer proceedings and place
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 offense
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  only)                                             offender on probation with up to 1 year driver’s license suspension and offender must complete education and/or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    treatment program. If offender does not meet agreed upon requirements, punishable as Class 1 misdemeanor.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    (Va. Code Ann. § 4.1-305)




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                         * Footnotes Defined on Page 147                                hr/hrs                =    hour(s)                                     C = Compliance Checks                                                                                                           MP = Underage military personnel may consume alcohol on military base          U = Alcohol may be given to students as part of
                                                                                        d/ds                  =    day(s)                                      M = Underage person may use alcohol for medical purposes                                                                        RC = Underage person may use alcohol as part of a religious ceremony               a curriculum at a college or university
                                                                                        mo/mos                =    month(s)
                                                                                        yr/yrs                =    year(s)
                         UNDERAGE DRINKING BOOKLET Summary of State Laws Regarding Purchase and Attempt to Purchase Alcohol by Minor




                          State
                                  Purchase
                                  Attempt
                                  to Purchase
                                                      Type of Offense
                                                                         Minimum Fine
                                                                                         Maximum fine
                                                                                                        Minimum
                                                                                                        Imprisonment
                                                                                                                       Maximum
                                                                                                                       Imprisonment
                                                                                                                                      Probation
                                                                                                                                                  Community Service
                                                                                                                                                  Education Program
                                                                                                                                                  Treatment Program/
                                                                                                                                                  Assessment
                                                                                                                                                                         Driver’s License
                                                                                                                                                                         Suspension (S)/
                                                                                                                                                                         Revocation (R)
                                                                                                                                                                                                Graduated Penalties
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Diversion Program
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Available
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Other Punishment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Penalties
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Parent/Guardian
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Legal Age Spouse
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                         WA X           X       Misdemeanor             $250 $1,000                                    90ds                       X                     1 - 2yrs              No                        No                                              Purchase/attempt to purchase misdemeanor punishable by (if over 18) $250-1,000 fine and at least 25 hours of                                C
                                                                                                                                                                        (<18 only)                                                                                      community service and/or up to 90 days imprisonment; (if under 18, any violation of alcohol laws punishable by at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        least) 1st offense - driver’s license suspension for the longer of 1 year or until 17, subsequent offenses - driver’s license
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        suspension for the longer of 2 years or until 18. (Wash. Rev. Code § 66.44.290)
                         WV X                   Misdemeanor                             $500                           72hrs           X                                                      No                       Yes                                              Purchase is a misdemeanor punishable by up to $500 fine and/or up to 72 hours imprisonment; or for first offense, in                        C
                                        X       Misdemeanor                              $50                           72hrs           X                                                      No                                                                        lieu of such punishment, up to 1 year probation. Attempt to purchase is a misdemeanor punishable by up to $50 fine
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        and/or up to 72 hours imprisonment; or for first offense, in lieu of such punishment, up to 1 year probation. (W.Va.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Code § 60-3A-24)
                         WI X           X       >18 Violation           $250 $1,000                                                               X                    30ds - 2yrs Yes                                 No                                               Procuring or attempting to procure is a violation punishable by, if over 18: 1st offense - $250-500 fine and/or
                                                                                                                                                  X                        S                                           Yes                                              community service and/or 30-90 day driver’s license suspension; 2d offense - $300-500 fine and/or community
                                                <18 Violation           $250 $500                                                                                                  Yes
                                                                                                                                                                       30ds - 2yrs                                                                                      service and/or up to 1 year driver’s license suspension; 3d offense $500-750 fine and/or community service and/or
                                                                                                                                                                           S                                                                                            up to 2 years driver’s license suspension; 4th offense - $750-1,000 fine and/or community service and/or up to 2 years
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        driver’s license suspension. (Wis. Stat. § 125.07) If under 18: 1st offense up to $250-500 fine and/or 30-90 day
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        driver’s license suspension and/or community service; 2d offense - up to $300-500 fine or community service and/or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        up to 1 year driver’s license suspension; 3d offense - $500 fine or community service, and/or up to 2 years driver’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        license suspension. (Wis. Stat. § 938.344)
                         WY             X       Misdemeanor                             $750                           6mos                                                                  Yes                        No                                              Misdemeanor punishable by up to $750 fine and/or up to 6 months imprisonment. (Wyo. Stat. § 12-6-101)




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                                                                                                                                                                                                (license
                                                                                                                                                                                            suspension only)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              6-
                                                                                                                                                           22 - 1st off.                                                                   Parental
                                  45 36                                 21                                                                        16 10 10 3 - 2d off. 21                                                 9               notification                                                                                                                                                  4 2 24




                         TOTAL
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   17-C
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   3-M
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   1-MP
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   2-RC
                                                  1
                                                    Imprisonment only for failure to meet the order of the court.                                                                                                                                                  hr/hrs =     hour(s)             * Other Exceptions Defined                                                                                      2-U
                                                  2
                                                    Purchase/attempt to purchase spirits, fortified wine, or beer is a Class 1 misdemeanor punishable by 1 year                                                                                                    d/ds =       day(s)              C = Compliance Checks
                                                    driver’s license revocation and other punishment at the discretion of the court. Purchase/attempt to                                                                                                           mo/mos =     month(s)            M = Underage person may use alcohol for medical purposes
                                                    purchase or malt beverages or unfortified wine by individual over 19 is a Class 3 misdemeanor punishable                                                                                                       yr/yrs =     year(s)             MP = Underage military personnel may consume alcohol on military base
                                                    by up to $200 fine and/or 1 year driver’s license revocation.                                                                                                                                                                                   RC = Underage person may use alcohol as part of a religious ceremony
                                                  3
                                                    For low-alcohol beverages, LPA is 18; for beer and intoxicating liquor, LPA is 21.                                                                                                                                                              U = Alcohol may be given to students as part of a curriculum at a college or university
                                                  4
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                         UNDERAGE DRINKING BOOKLET Summary of State Laws Pertaining to Possession of Alcohol by Minor




                          State
                                  Possess
                                                  Type of Offense
                                                                     Minimum Fine
                                                                                      Maximum fine
                                                                                                         Minimum
                                                                                                         Imprisonment
                                                                                                                        Maximum
                                                                                                                        Imprisonment
                                                                                                                                        Probation
                                                                                                                                                    Community Service
                                                                                                                                                    Education Program
                                                                                                                                                    Treatment Program/
                                                                                                                                                    Assessment
                                                                                                                                                                           Driver’s License
                                                                                                                                                                           Suspension (S)/
                                                                                                                                                                           Revocation (R)
                                                                                                                                                                                              Graduated Penalties
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Diversion Program
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Available
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Other Punishment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Penalties
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Parent/Guardian Consent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Parent/Guardian Presence
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Legal Age Spouse
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               In Any Private Location
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               In Private Residence
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               In Parent/Guard Home Only
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                          AL X              Misdemeanor             $50              $500                               3mos                                              3-6mos S            No                      No                                    Misdemeanor punishable by $50 - $500 fine, to which imprisonment of 3 months may be added. License to                                          E
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            operate motor vehicle surrendered for 3 - 6 months. (Code of Ala. § 28-3A-25)
                         AK X                 Violation             $200 $2,000                                                        > of         X            X       3-6mos R             Yes                    Yes                                    1st offense - $200 - $600 fine, mandatory alcohol training, probation (1 year or until 21, whichever is later)     X       X                   M
                                                                                                                                        1yr                              (for 2d and                                  (1st                                  or suspended sentence, probation (1 year or until 21, whichever is later) and counseling, education, treatment,
                                                                                                                                        or                               subsequent                                 offense
                                                                                                                                       until                              violations                                 only)                                  community work, and payment of fees as decided by "community diversion panel;” 2d offense - $1,000 fine
                                                                                                                                        21                                  only)                                                                           and 48 hours community service, revoke driver’s license for 3 months, probation (1 year or until 21, whichever
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            is later); 3d and subsequent offenses - (habitual offender) class B misdemeanor punishable by 96 hours
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            community service, 6 months driver’s license revocation, and up to $2,000 fine and/or up to 90 days
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            imprisonment. (Alaska Stat. § 04.16.050)
                         AZ X                  Class 1                              $2,000                              6mos                                                                  No                      No                                    Possession: Class 1 misdemeanor punishable by up to $2,500 fine and/or up to 6 months imprisonment.                                            E/
                                            misdemeanor                                                                                                                                                                                                     (A.R.S. § 4-244)                                                                                                                               RC
                         AR X               Misdemeanor             $100 $500                                                            X          X                                         No                      No                Essay               Misdemeanor punishable by a fine of $100 - $500 (in addition, judge may impose probation and require                                            E
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            minor to write themes or essays on beverage alcohol). (A.C.A. § 3-3-203)
                         CA X               Misdemeanor             $250 $500                                                                       X                       1yr S             Yes                     No                                    Possession of alcohol in public place: misdemeanor punishable by 1st offense - $250 fine and/or 24-32 hours        X            X
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            community service; 2d and subsequent offenses - up to $500 fine and/or 36-48 hours community service.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            (Cal Bus & Prof Code § 25658). Lic suspension (Cal Veh. Code § 13202.5)
                         CO X               Strict liability                         $100                                                           X X          X                            No                      No                                    Possession by minor anywhere in state is a strict liability offense punishable by up to $100 fine and/or up to     X X          X              E/




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                                               offense1                                                                                                                                                                                                     24 hours community service (court may order alcohol evaluation, education program and/or treatment                                             RC
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            program). Possession in any store, public place, property owned by the state of Colorado, or in vehicle while                                  /U
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            upon public roads: 1st offense - class 2 misdemeanor punishable by $250 - $1000 fine and/or 3 - 12 months
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            imprisonment; 2d and subsequent offenses - at least $250 fine and/or 3 - 12 months imprisonment (fines
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            may be paid by public work at a reasonable hourly rate). (C.R.S. § 18-13-122)
                          CT X                                      $200 $500                                                                                             150ds S             No                      No                                    Possession in public place punishable by $200 - $500 fine. (Conn. Gen. Stat. § 30-89) License suspension for       X X X X                     E/
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            violating § 30-89. (Conn. Gen Stat. § 14-111e) If possession occurs in motor vehicle, 60-day license revocation.                               M
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            (Conn. Gen. Stat. § 14-111a)
                         DE X                                       $1002 $5002                                                                                          30 - 180ds Yes                               No                                    Possession by Delaware resident will have driver’s license revoked for (1st offense) 30 days and (subsequent       X2      X         X          E/
                                                                                                                                                                              S                                                                             offenses) 90 - 180 days (* non-residents: 1st offense - $100 and subsequent offenses - $200 - $500 fine).                                      FM
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            (4 Del. C. § 904)                                                                                                                              /RC
                         DC X               Civil Infraction $300 $1,000                                                                                                   90ds -             Yes                     No                                    Possession civil infraction punishable by: 1st offense - $300 penalty and 90 day driving privilege suspension;
                                                                                                                                                                           1yrs S                                                                           2d offense - $600 penalty and 180 day driving privilege suspension; 3d and subsequent offenses - $1,000
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            penalty and 1 year driving privilege suspension. (D.C. Code § 25-1002)
                          FL X              Misdemeanor                             $1,000                               1yr                                             6mos - 2yrs Yes                              No                                    Possession 1st offense - 2d degree misdemeanor punishable by up to 60 days imprisonment and/or up to                                           E/
                                                                                                                                                                             S                                                                              $500 fine and 6 months - 1 year driver’s license suspension; subsequent violations - 1st degree misdemeanor                                    U
                                                                                                                                                                          (<18 only)                                                                        punishable by up to 1 year imprisonment and/or up to $1,000 fine and 2 years driver’s license suspension.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            (Fla. Stat. § 562.11) Driver’s license suspension for under 18 only. (Fla. Stat. § 322.056)




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                                                                                    d/ds             =    day(s)                         C = Compliance Checks                                                                                                             M = Underage person may use alcohol for medical purposes                              a religious ceremony
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                          State
                                  Possess
                                                  Type of Offense
                                                                    Minimum Fine
                                                                                     Maximum fine
                                                                                                    Minimum
                                                                                                    Imprisonment
                                                                                                                     Maximum
                                                                                                                     Imprisonment
                                                                                                                                    Probation
                                                                                                                                                Community Service
                                                                                                                                                Education Program
                                                                                                                                                Treatment Program/
                                                                                                                                                Assessment
                                                                                                                                                                       Driver’s License
                                                                                                                                                                       Suspension (S)/
                                                                                                                                                                       Revocation (R)
                                                                                                                                                                                             Graduated Penalties
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Diversion Program
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Available
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Other Punishment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Penalties
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Parent/Guardian Consent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Parent/Guardian Presence
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Legal Age Spouse
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 In Any Private Location
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 In Private Residence
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 In Parent/Guard Home Only
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Other*




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Exceptions
                         GA X                    >18                               $300                             6mos             X                X      X         6mos -              Yes                      Yes                                       Possession (if over 17): misdemeanor punishable for 1st offense by - up to 6 months imprisonment and/or          X X                     X E/
                                            misdemeanor,                                                                                                                1yr S                                       (1st                                      up to $300 fine. In addition, person convicted of attempting to purchase will have driver’s license suspended                               M
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   offense
                                                 <17                                                                                                                                                                only)                                     for 1st offense - 6 months; subsequent offenses - 1 year. If person has never been convicted of alcohol offense,                           /RC
                                            delinquent act                                                                                                                                                                                                    court may place person on probation and require comprehensive rehabilitation program (not to exceed 3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              years). In addition, persons violating any underage drinking law may be sentenced to complete DUI Alcohol
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              or Drug Use Risk Reduction Program within 120 days of conviction. Failure to complete program as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              prescribed shall be punished by up to $300 fine and/or 20 days imprisonment. Violation by any person
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              under 17 constitutes a delinquent act (not a misdemeanor). (O.G.C.A. § 3-3-23)
                          HI X                >18 petty                            $1,000                           6mos                                                                    No                       No                                       Any person under 18 is subject to the jurisdiction of the family court. Possession by individual over 18: X X                   X               C/
                                            misdemeanor,                                                                                                                                                                                                      Petty misdemeanor punishable by up to 6 months imprisonment and/or up to $1,000 fine. (HRS § 281-101.5)                                         E
                                            <18 subject to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   /RC
                                             family court
                          ID X              Misdemeanor                            $300                             6mos                                                                    No                       No                                       Misdemeanor punishable by up to $300 fine and/or up to 6 months imprisonment. (Idaho Code § 23-604)                X3 X3            X3         E3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              *Exceptions for beer only.
                          IL X                 Class A                             $2,500                             1yr                                                                   No                       No                                       Possession: Class A misdemeanor punishable by up to $2,500 fine and/or up to 1 year imprisonment.                   X X              X          C/
                                            misdemeanor                                                                                                                                                                                                       (235 ILCS 5/6-16 and 20)                                                                                                                        E
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                          IN X                 Class C                             $500                             60ds                                             60ds - 1yr S No                                 No                                       Possession: Class C misdemeanor punishable by up to 60 days imprisonment and up to $500 fine; if violation                                      E
                                            misdemeanor                                                                                                                 (while                                                                                occurs while operating a motor vehicle, court may suspend driver’s license for up to 1 year (if under 18, 60 day
                                                                                                                                                                      operating
                                                                                                                                                                       vehicle)                                                                               minimum suspension). (Ind. Code Ann. § 7.1-5-7-7) Under 18 is delinquent act. (Ind. Code Ann. § 31-37-2-6)
                          IA X               >18 Simple $100 $200                                                                                                      <1yr S              Yes                       No                   <18                 Possession: If over 18, simple misdemeanor punishable by for 1st offense - $100 fine; subsequent offenses -         X X              X         E/
                                            misdemeanor,                                                                                                             (2d offense)                                                       Parental              $200 fine and up to 1 year suspension of motor vehicle operating privileges. If under 18, parents and school                                   M
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       and school
                                            <18 Juvenile                                                                                                                                                                               notification           will be notified. Under 18 handled by juvenile court. (Iowa Code § 123.47)
                                               offense
                          KS X               >18 Class C $200 $500                                                  1mos                        X X                    30ds S               No                       No                                       Possession: If over 18: Class C misdemeanor punishable by $200-500 fine, up to 1 month imprisonment,                X X                        C/
                                            misdemeanor                                                                                                                                                                                                       30 day driving privilege suspension, possible 40 hours community service and/or court may order offender to                                    E
                                            <18 Juvenile $200 $500                                                                              X X                    30ds S                                                                                 complete drug/alcohol training course. If under 18 considered a juvenile offender punishable by $200-500
                                               offense                                                                                                                                                                                                        fine, 30 day driving privilege suspension, possible 40 hours community service and/or mandatory drug/
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              alcohol training course. (K.S.A. § 41-727) Compliance check (K.S.A. § 41-727a)
                         KY X                 Violation                            $250                                                                                          No                                  No                                       Possess: Violation punishable by up to $250 fine. (KRS § 244.085) Penalty (KRS § 244.990)                                                       E
                         LA X                 Violation                            $100                             6mos                                                <19      Yes                                 No                                       Public possession punishable by up to $100 fine and/or 6 months imprisonment. (La. R.S. 14:93.12)                   X X X            X          E/
                                                                                                                                                                     90ds -1yr S                                                                              Exceptions (La. R.S. 14:93.10) If under 19, driving privileges suspended for 1st offense - 90 days to 1 year;                                   M
                                                                                                                                                                                              (license                                                        subsequent offenses - longer of until 19 or 1 year. (La. R.S. 32:430)                                                                          /RC
                                                                                                                                                                                          suspension only)




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                         * Footnotes Defined on Page 147                                      hr/hrs       =       hour(s)                             BR = Any blood relative may provide alcohol to underage person                                                           FM = Any family member may provide alcohol to underage person                 RC = Underage person may use alcohol as part of
                                                                                              d/ds         =       day(s)                              C = Compliance Checks                                                                                                    M = Underage person may use alcohol for medical purposes                           a religious ceremony
                                                                                              mo/mos       =       month(s)                            E = Underage person may handle alcohol as part of employment                                                             MP = Underage military personnel may consume alcohol on military base         U = Alcohol may be given to students as part of
                                                                                              yr/yrs       =       year(s)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         a curriculum at a college or university
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                          State
                                  Possess
                                                  Type of Offense
                                                                     Minimum Fine
                                                                                      Maximum fine
                                                                                                         Minimum
                                                                                                         Imprisonment
                                                                                                                         Maximum
                                                                                                                         Imprisonment
                                                                                                                                        Probation
                                                                                                                                                    Community Service
                                                                                                                                                    Education Program
                                                                                                                                                    Treatment Program/
                                                                                                                                                    Assessment
                                                                                                                                                                           Driver’s License
                                                                                                                                                                           Suspension (S)/
                                                                                                                                                                           Revocation (R)
                                                                                                                                                                                              Graduated Penalties
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Diversion Program
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Available
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Other Punishment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Penalties
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Parent/Guardian Consent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Parent/Guardian Presence
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Legal Age Spouse
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   In Any Private Location
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   In Private Residence
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   In Parent/Guard Home Only
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Other*




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                         ME X               Civil violation         $200 $600                                                                       X                    30ds - 1yr S Yes                             No                                       Possession: civil violation punishable by for 1st offense - $200-400 fine; 2d offense - $300-600 fine and/or        X X               X         E
                                                                                                                                                                          (for offense                                                                         community service; subsequent offenses - $600 fine and/or community service. A minor who possesses
                                                                                                                                                                            in motor
                                                                                                                                                                             vehicle)                                                                          alcohol in a vehicle must be charged with transportation, a civil violation, punishable by for 1st offense - up
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               to $500 fine and 30 day driver’s license suspension; 2d offense - $200-500 fine and 90 day driver’s license
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               suspension; subsequent offenses - $400-500 fine and 1 year driver’s license suspension. (28-A M.R.S. § 2051
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               and 2052)
                         MD X               >18 Violation                           $1,000                                                                                                    Yes                     No                                       Possession is a Code violation (civil offense) punishable by: 1st offense - up to $500 fine; subsequent offenses - X                            E
                                            <18 Violation                            $100                                                           X X          X                                                                        < 18                 $1,000 fine. (Md. Criminal Law Code Ann. § 10-114 and 10-119) Exception (Md. Ann. Code art. 2B, § 1-201).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Parental              Juvenile offense (Md. Courts and Judicial Proceedings Code Ann. § 3-8A-33 and 19)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        notification
                         MA X                 Violation                              $150                                                                                  90ds S             Yes                      Possession punishable by: 1st offense - up to $50 fine and 90-day driver’s license suspension; subsequent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      No                                                                                                               X X                                                                     E
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       offenses - up to $150 fine and 90-day driver’s license suspension. (ALM GL ch. 138, § 34C)
                         MI X               Misdemeanor                              $500                                60ds                       X X          X       90ds - 1yr           Yes Yes       < 18       Misdemeanor punishable by: 1st violation - up to $100 fine and/or community service and may be ordered to                                                                               C/
                                                                                                                           (for                                             (2d and                 (1st   Parental    attend substance abuse treatment or screening; 2d violation - 90 day driver’s license suspension, up to 30 days                                                                         E
                                                                                                                         failure                                          subsequent              offense notification
                                                                                                                        to meet                                            violations              only)               imprisonment (for not meeting the requirements of the court for first offense) and/or up to $200 fine, and/or
                                                                                                                         orders                                              only)                                     community service and may be ordered to attend substance abuse treatment or screening; subsequent
                                                                                                                         of the                                                                                        violations - 1 year driver’s license suspension, up to 60 days imprisonment (for not meeting the requirements
                                                                                                                         court)                                                                                        of the court for first offense) and/or up to $500 fine, and/or community service and may be ordered to attend




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                       substance abuse treatment or screening. If the offender is under 18, parents/guardians must be notified
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       within 48 hours. (MCLS § 436.1703)
                         MN X                   >18        $100 $1,000                                                   90ds                                                                 No No                    Misdemeanor punishable by $100-1,000 fine and/or up to 90 days imprisonment. (Minn. Stat § 340A.503                                                                               X E
                                            Misdemeanor                                                                                                                                                                and 703) Juvenile is petty offender punishable by: 1st offense - up to $100 fine and/or community service
                                                <18              $100                                                                    X          X X          X            1yr             Yes                      and/or education program and/or up to 6 months probation and/or evaluation and treatment if necessary;                                                                            X
                                            Juvenile petty                                                                                                                or until 18                                  2d offense - same as above plus driver’s license suspended for longer of 1 year or until 18; subsequent
                                                                                                                                                                         (2d offense)                                  violations - same as above plus mandatory evaluation and treatment program. (Minn. Stat § 260B.235)
                                               offense
                         MS X               Misdemeanor $200 $500                                                                        X                                 90ds S             Yes                    Yes                                       Possession in public place is a misdemeanor punishable by $200-500 fine or judge may, in lieu of conviction, X4 X4 X4                           MP4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      (1st                                     suspend the fine, suspend driver’s license for 90 days and place offender on probation. For violation of                                        /E
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    offense
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     only)                                     probation, license is returned and fine is imposed. (Miss. Code Ann. § 67-1-81) *Exceptions for light beer and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               wine only. (Miss. Code Ann. § 67-3-54)
                         MO X               Misdemeanor             $50 $1,000                                            1yr                             X              90ds -1yr S Yes                              No                                       Possession: Misdemeanor punishable by $50-1,000 fine and/or up to 1 year imprisonment and must complete X X                                     M
                                                <17                      $25                                                             X          X            X         S or R    No                                                                        substance abuse traffic offender program and 90 day driver’s license suspension; in addition to fine/
                                              Juvenile                                                                                                                      (at the                                                                            imprisonment/substance abuse program for subsequent violations - 1 year driver’s license revocation.
                                                                                                                                                                          discretion                                                                           (R.S. Mo. §§ 311.325 and 312.407) Juvenile (§ 211.181 R.S. Mo.)
                                               offense                                                                                                                   of the court)




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                                                                                    d/ds             =    day(s)                         C = Compliance Checks                                                                                                                M = Underage person may use alcohol for medical purposes                               a religious ceremony
                                                                                    mo/mos           =    month(s)                       E = Underage person may handle alcohol as part of employment                                                                         MP = Underage military personnel may consume alcohol on military base             U = Alcohol may be given to students as part of




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                          State
                                  Possess
                                                  Type of Offense
                                                                     Minimum Fine
                                                                                      Maximum fine
                                                                                                     Minimum
                                                                                                     Imprisonment
                                                                                                                      Maximum
                                                                                                                      Imprisonment
                                                                                                                                     Probation
                                                                                                                                                 Community Service
                                                                                                                                                 Education Program
                                                                                                                                                 Treatment Program/
                                                                                                                                                 Assessment
                                                                                                                                                                         Driver’s License
                                                                                                                                                                         Suspension (S)/
                                                                                                                                                                         Revocation (R)
                                                                                                                                                                                            Graduated Penalties
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Diversion Program
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Available
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Other Punishment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Penalties
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Parent/Guardian Consent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Parent/Guardian Presence
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Legal Age Spouse
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          In Any Private Location
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          In Private Residence
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          In Parent/Guard Home Only
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Other*




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Exceptions
                         MT X                    >18                     $500                                        6mos                              X      X                   Yes                               No                             Possession and consumption punishable by: >18: 1st offense: up to $200 fine and possible community         X5                                       E/
                                                 <18                $100 $600                                                                          X      X       30ds - 6mos Yes                                                  Parents or service; 2d offense - chemical dependency screening (and treatment if necessary), up to $200 fine and                                                M
                                                                                                                                                                           C                                                           guardians possible community service; subsequent offenses - up to $500 fine, possible community service, must                                                  /RC
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         must      complete alcohol information course, up to 6 months imprisonment. <18 (in addition to any punishment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       complete
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        alcohol    recommended by juvenile court): 1st offense: $100-300 fine, 20 hours community service, offender and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       education parents/guardians must complete substance abuse education program, driver’s license confiscated by court
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      w/offender for 30 days; 2d offense: chemical dependency assessment (and treatment if necessary), $200-600 fine, 40
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   hours community service, complete substance abuse education program, driver’s license confiscated by court
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   for 6 months; subsequent offenses - chemical dependency assessment (and treatment if necessary), $300-900
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   fine, 60 hours community service, offender and parents/guardians must complete substance abuse education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   program, driver’s license confiscated by court for 6 months. (Mont. Code Anno. § 45-5-624)
                         NE X                  Class III                            $500                             3mos                                                                   No                      No                  Parental   Class III misdemeanor punishable by: up to $500 fine and/or up to 3 months imprisonment and parental                                         X C/
                                            misdemeanor                                                                                                                                                                               notification notification. (R.R.S. Neb. § 53-180.01) Penalty (R.R.S. Neb. § 53-180.05)                                                                       E
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  /RC
                         NV X               Misdemeanor                             $1,000                           6mos                        X                                          No                      No                                      Possession is a misdemeanor punishable by fine up to $1,000 and/or up to 6 months imprisonment; or in lieu X6 X6 X X                   E/
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            of such punishment, may be ordered to perform community service. (Nev. R.S. § 202.020)                                                 M
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  /RC
                         NH X                  Class A              $250 $2,000                                        1yr                       X            X       90ds - 2yrs Yes                               No                                      Possession is a class A misdemeanor punishable by: 1st offense - $250-2,000 fine and/or 1 year imprisonment                            E




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                                            Misdemeanor                                                                                                                                                                                                     and/or up to 1 year conditional discharge (which could include counseling/treatment, restriction on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            travel/association to insure the public peace, or public service), may revoke driver’s license for 90 days to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            6 months; subsequent offenses - $500-1,000 fine and/or up to 1 year conditional discharge, may revoke
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            driver’s license for 6 months to 2 years. (N.H. Rev. Stat. § 179:10)
                          NJ X                Violation             $250 $350                                                                                            6mos S             Yes                     No                                      Municipalities may prohibit possession or consumption on private property, which is a violation punishable    X X          X               E/
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            by: 1st offense - $250 fine and may suspend driver’s license for 6 months; subsequent offenses - $350 fine                                FM
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            and may suspend driver’s license for 6 months. (N.J. Stat. § 40:48-1.2)                                                                   /RC
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       /S
                         NM X               Misdemeanor                             $1,000                                                       X                    90ds - 2yrs Yes                               No                                      Possession is a misdemeanor punishable by: 1st offense - up to $1,000 fine and 30 hours community service; X X             X              RC
                                                                                                                                                                         or until 21                                                                        2d offense - up to $1,000 fine, 40 hours community service and 90 day driver’s license suspension; subsequent
                                                                                                                                                                          (2d and
                                                                                                                                                                        subsequent                                                                          offenses - up to $1,000 fine, 60 hours community service, driver’s license suspension for the greater of 2 years
                                                                                                                                                                      violations only)                                                                      or until 21. (N.M. Stat. Ann. § 60-7B-1)
                         NY X               Civil violation                          $50                                                         X X                                        No                      No                                      Possession with intent to consume is a civil violation punishable by up to $50 fine and/or alcohol awareness     X                        U
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            program and/or up to 30 hours community service. (NY CLS Al. Bev. § 65-c)
                         NC X                >19 Class 3                            $200                                              X                                                     No                      No                                      By person 18 or younger (for beer/wine/spirits) and 19 and over for fortified wine and spirits: Possession -                              E
                                            misdemeanor                                                                                                                                                                                                     class 1 misdemeanor punishable by fine and/or probation at discretion of court. If 19 or over: possession of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            beer or wine - class 3 misdemeanor punishable by $200 fine and up to 10 days probation. (N.C. Gen. Stat. §§
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            18B-102 and 302)
                         ND X                  Class B                              $1,000                           30ds                                     X                             No                      No                                      Class B misdemeanor punishable by: up to 30 days imprisonment and/or up to $1,000 fine and court may                                       C/
                                            misdemeanor                                                                                                                                                                                                     refer offender to addiction assessment and treatment. (N.D. Cent. Code, § 5-01-08)                                                         E
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                         * Footnotes Defined on Page 147                                       hr/hrs       =       hour(s)                             BR = Any blood relative may provide alcohol to underage person                                                       FM = Any family member may provide alcohol to underage person             RC = Underage person may use alcohol as part of
                                                                                               d/ds         =       day(s)                              C = Compliance Checks                                                                                                M = Underage person may use alcohol for medical purposes                       a religious ceremony
                                                                                               mo/mos       =       month(s)                            E = Underage person may handle alcohol as part of employment                                                         MP = Underage military personnel may consume alcohol on military base     U = Alcohol may be given to students as part of
                                                                                               yr/yrs       =       year(s)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 a curriculum at a college or university
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                          State
                                  Possess
                                                   Type of Offense
                                                                      Minimum Fine
                                                                                            Maximum fine
                                                                                                                         Minimum
                                                                                                                         Imprisonment
                                                                                                                                        Maximum
                                                                                                                                        Imprisonment
                                                                                                                                                       Probation
                                                                                                                                                                   Community Service
                                                                                                                                                                   Education Program
                                                                                                                                                                   Treatment Program/
                                                                                                                                                                   Assessment
                                                                                                                                                                                          Driver’s License
                                                                                                                                                                                          Suspension (S)/
                                                                                                                                                                                          Revocation (R)
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Graduated Penalties
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Diversion Program
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Available
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Other Punishment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Penalties
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Parent/Guardian Consent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Parent/Guardian Presence
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Legal Age Spouse
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       In Any Private Location
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       In Private Residence
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       In Parent/Guard Home Only
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                         OH X               Misdemeanor7                             $1,000                                             180ds                                             6mos -             No                For low-alcohol beverages, LPA is 18; for beer and intoxicating liquor, LPA is 21. Possession of beer or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Yes                                                                                                                                                X X X                       M/
                                            (beer and liquor)                                                                                                                              1yr S             (1st              intoxicating liquor: 1st offense - judge may establish diversion program; failure to complete diversion                                                                             RC
                                                                                                                                                                                        (<18 in motor      offense
                                                                                                                                                                                                            only)              program or subsequent offenses - 1st degree misdemeanor punishable by up to 180 days imprisonment
                                              (low-alcohol                                                                                                                               vehicle only)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               and/or up to $1,000 fine. (If offender is under 18 and offense occurred in motor vehicle, 6 months to 1 year
                                                beverage)                             $250                                              30ds                                                                 No                driver’s license suspension for first offense.) (Ohio Rev. Code Ann. 4301.69) Possession of low-alcohol
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               beverage: 4th degree misdemeanor punishable by up to 30 days imprisonment and/or up to $250 fine.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               (Ohio Rev. Code Ann. 4301.31)
                         OK X               Misdemeanor8                              $100                                              30ds8                      X8                                  No No                   Possession of intoxicating beverages (over 3.2% ABW) is a misdemeanor punishable by up to 30 days                                                       X8 X8        X8
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               imprisonment and/or up to $100 fine. (21 Okl. St. § 1215) Possession of low-point beer is a misdemeanor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               punishable by up to $100 fine or up to 20 hours community service. (37 Okl. St. § 246)
                         OR X                  Class B                                $360                                                                                      X                      No No                   Class B violation punishable by up to $360 fine, alcohol assessment and treatment for subsequent offenses or                                            X X               X         RC9
                                              violation                                                                                                                                                                        if over 18. (ORS § 471.430)
                         PA X                 Summary                                 $500                                                                         X X          X          90ds -      Yes Yes     Parental    Summary offense punishable by, in addition to alcohol evaluation and education or treatment and parental                                                                            C/
                                               offense                                                                                                                                     2yrs S            (1st notification notification: 1st offense - 90 day driver’s license suspension; 2d offense - 1 year driver’s license suspension and                                                                 RC
                                                                                                                                                                                                           offense
                                                                                                                                                                                                            only)              up to $500 fine; subsequent offenses - 2 year driver’s license suspension and up to $500 fine. For first offense
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               of any of the above provisions, the court may offer alternative adjudication program consisting of public
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               service, counseling, job training, or self-improvement program. (18 Pa.C.S. § 6308)
                         RI X                                        $150 $750                                                                                     X            X          60ds S      Yes No                  Possession is punishable by: 1st offense - $150-$750 fine; 2d offense - $300-750 fine; subsequent offenses                                                                          E/




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                               suspension. Substance abuse assessment may be ordered upon 2d conviction. (R.I. Gen Laws § 3-8-10)
                         SC X               Misdemeanor              $25              $200                                                                                                 90ds -      Yes No                  Possession of beer and wine: misdemeanor punishable by $25-200 fine and driver’s license suspension for                                                 X X X                 X E10
                                            (beer and wine);                                                                                                                               6mos S                              90 days for 1st offense, 6 months for subsequent offenses. (S.C. Code Ann. § 20-7-8920) Possession of spirits:                                                                  /RC
                                            Misdemeanor              $100 $200                                                          30ds                                               90ds -      Yes                     misdemeanor punishable by $100-200 fine or up to 30 days imprisonment and driver’s license suspension                                                                           /U
                                                (spirits)                                                                                                                                  6mos S                              for 90 days for 1st offense, 6 months subsequent offenses. (S.C. Code Ann. § 20-7-8925)
                         SD X11                Class 2                                $200                                              30ds                                            30ds - 1yr S Yes                             No                                   Class 2 misdemeanor punishable by up to $200 fine and/or up to 30 days imprisonment. In addition,
                                            misdemeanor                                                                                                                                                                                                                   driver’s license suspension for 30 days - 1 year for 1st offense or 60 days to 1 year for subsequent offenses.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          (If possession occurs in motor vehicle, license suspension for 1st offense, 6 months; subsequent offenses -
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1 year.) (S.D. Codified Laws §§ 35-9-2 and 35-9-7)
                         TN X                  Class A                               $2,500                                             11mos                            X              6mos - 1yr Yes                              Yes                                   Possession: If over 18, Class A misdemeanor punishable by up to $2,500 fine and/or up to 11 months, 29 days                               C/
                                            misdemeanor                                                                                  29ds                                              S                                         (1st                                 imprisonment and denial of driving privileges for 6 months (1st offense) or 1 year (subsequent offenses).                                 E
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   offense
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    only)                                 License suspension may be withdrawn after 1st offense for completion of alcohol education program.                                       /RC
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          (Tenn. Code Ann. § 57-4-203) (Tenn. Code Ann. §§ 55-10-701 and 55-10-703)
                         TX X                  Class C                                $500                                                                         X X                   30-180ds            Yes                    Yes                                   Class C misdemeanor punishable by: 1st offense - up to $500 fine, 8 - 12 hours community service and           X X X                     E
                                            misdemeanor                                                                                                                                      S                                                                            30 days driver’s license suspension. (For 1st offense, punishment may be deferred if court orders alcohol
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          awareness program. If offender fails to provide proof of program completion within 90 days, offender’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          driver’s license suspended for 6 months.) 2d offense - up to $500 fine, 20-40 hours community service and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          60 day driver’s license suspension; 3d and subsequent offenses - 180 day driver’s license suspension and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          $250-2,000 fine and/or up to 180 days confinement. (Tex. Alco. Bev. Code §§ 106.05 and 106.071)




                                                                                       (1st and 2d offense) $2,000
                                                                                      (3d and subsequent offense)
                         * Footnotes Defined on Page 147                             hr/hrs                          =     hour(s)                       BR = Any blood relative may provide alcohol to underage person                                                                  FM = Any family member may provide alcohol to underage person              RC = Underage person may use alcohol as part of
                                                                                     d/ds                            =     day(s)                        C = Compliance Checks                                                                                                           M = Underage person may use alcohol for medical purposes                        a religious ceremony
                                                                                     mo/mos                          =     month(s)                      E = Underage person may handle alcohol as part of employment                                                                    MP = Underage military personnel may consume alcohol on military base      U = Alcohol may be given to students as part of




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                          State
                                  Possess
                                                  Type of Offense
                                                                     Minimum Fine
                                                                                      Maximum fine
                                                                                                     Minimum
                                                                                                     Imprisonment
                                                                                                                     Maximum
                                                                                                                     Imprisonment
                                                                                                                                    Probation
                                                                                                                                                Community Service
                                                                                                                                                Education Program
                                                                                                                                                Treatment Program/
                                                                                                                                                Assessment
                                                                                                                                                                       Driver’s License
                                                                                                                                                                       Suspension (S)/
                                                                                                                                                                       Revocation (R)
                                                                                                                                                                                              Graduated Penalties
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Diversion Program
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Available
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Other Punishment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Penalties
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Parent/Guardian Consent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Parent/Guardian Presence
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Legal Age Spouse
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              In Any Private Location
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              In Private Residence
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              In Parent/Guard Home Only
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Other*




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Exceptions
                         UT X                  Class B                              $1,000                           6mos                                            90ds - 1yr            Yes                        Yes                                   Class B misdemeanor punishable by up to $1,000 fine and/or up to 6 months imprisonment. For offenders
                                            misdemeanor                                                                                                                  S                                                                                  between 13 and 17 years of age, driver’s license suspension for: 1st offense - 6 months (not mandatory);
                                                                                                                                                                        (13-17                                                                              2d offense - mandatory 6 months; subsequent offenses - mandatory 1 year. (Utah Code Ann. § 32A-12-209)
                                                                                                                                                                       year old
                                                                                                                                                                      offenders                                                                             <18 - 1st offense may be handled by youth Court where minor may be ordered to perform community service,




                                                                                                                                                                                              (license
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         (<18 for
                                                                                                                                                                         only)                                                                              participate in mentoring or alcohol treatment, counseling or education program, write essays and pay up to




                                                                                                                                                                                                                     1st offense only)

                                                                                                                                                                                          suspension only)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            $30 court fee. (Utah Code § 78-57-105)
                         VT X               Civil violation         $300 $600                                        30ds                             X              90 -120ds S Yes                                  Yes                                   >16 - First offense is civil violation - offender is issued a citation and required to participate in diversion                               E/
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            program consisting of alcohol education program; if offender fails to do so, summons sent to judicial bureau                                  U
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            and offender may face 90-120 day driver’s license suspension and $300-600 fine and/or up to 30 days
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            imprisonment. Subsequent offenses - 120 day driver’s license suspension, alcohol and driving education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            program and up to $600 fine and/or up to 30 days imprisonment; or relinquish driver’s license for 60 days
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            and attend alcohol and driving education program. (7 V.S.A. § 656)
                         VA X                  Class 1              $500 $2,500                                                      X          X X          X          1yr S               No                        Yes                                   Class 1 misdemeanor punishable by up to 1 year driver’s license suspension and $500-2,500 fine or a                 X                         E
                                            misdemeanor                                                                                                                                                               (1st                                  minimum of 50 hours of community service. For first offense, before entering judgment, court may defer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    offense
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     only)                                  proceedings and place offender on probation with up to 1 year driver’s license suspension and offender must
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            complete education and/or treatment program. If offender does not meet agreed upon requirements,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            punishable as Class 1 misdemeanor. (Va. Code Ann. § 4.1-305)
                         WA X                  Gross                                $5,000                            1yr                                             1 - 2yrs R           Yes                         No                                   Possession is a gross misdemeanor punishable by up to $5,000 fine and/or up to 1 year imprisonment and if X X                                  E/




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                                            misdemeanor                                                                                                              (only if <18)                                                                          under 18, for 1st offense - driver’s license suspension for the longer of 1 year or until 17, subsequent offenses -                            M
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            driver’s license suspension for the longer of 2 years or until 18. (Wash. Rev. Code § 66.44.270)                                              /RC




                                                                                                                                                                                              (license
                                                                                                                                                                                          suspension only)
                         WV X               Misdemeanor                             $500                             72hrs           X                                                      No                        Yes                                   Possession is a misdemeanor punishable by up to $500 fine and/or up to 72 hours imprisonment; or for first        X X X                       C/
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            offense, in lieu of such punishment, up to 1 year probation. (W.Va. Code § 60-3A-24)                                                          E/
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          BR
                         WI X               >18 Violation           $250 $1,000                                                                 X                    30ds - 2yrs Yes                                   No                                   Possession is a violation punishable by, if over 18: 1st offense - $250-500 fine and/or community service         X X X                       E/
                                                                                                                                                                         S                                                                                  and/or 30-90 day driver’s license suspension; 2d offense - $300-500 fine and/or community service and/or                                      RC
                                            <18 Violation                           $500                                                        X                    30ds - 2yrs Yes                                  Yes                                   (except mandatory if offense involved motor vehicle) up to 1 year driver’s license suspension; 3d offense                                     /U
                                                                                                                                                                         S                                                                                  $500-750 fine and/or community service and/or (except mandatory if offense involved motor vehicle) up to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            2 years driver’s license suspension; 4th offense - $750-1,000 fine and/or community service and/or (except
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            mandatory if offense involved motor vehicle) up to 2 years driver’s license suspension. (Wis. Stat. § 125.07)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            If under 18: 1st offense up to $50 fine and/or 30-90 day driver’s license suspension and/or community
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            service; 2d offense - up to $100 fine or community service and/or (except mandatory if offense involved
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            motor vehicle) up to 1 year driver’s license suspension; 3d offense - up to $500 fine or community service,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            and/or (except mandatory if offense involved motor vehicle) up to 2 years driver’s license suspension.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            (Wis. Stat. § 938.344)




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                         * Footnotes Defined on Page 147                                        hr/hrs      =       hour(s)                            BR = Any blood relative may provide alcohol to underage person                                                         FM = Any family member may provide alcohol to underage person                RC = Underage person may use alcohol as part of
                                                                                                d/ds        =       day(s)                             C = Compliance Checks                                                                                                  M = Underage person may use alcohol for medical purposes                          a religious ceremony
                                                                                                mo/mos      =       month(s)                           E = Underage person may handle alcohol as part of employment                                                           MP = Underage military personnel may consume alcohol on military base        U = Alcohol may be given to students as part of
                                                                                                yr/yrs      =       year(s)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     a curriculum at a college or university
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                         State
                                 Possess
                                               Type of Offense
                                                                          Minimum Fine
                                                                                          Maximum fine
                                                                                                         Minimum
                                                                                                         Imprisonment
                                                                                                                        Maximum
                                                                                                                        Imprisonment
                                                                                                                                       Probation
                                                                                                                                                   Community Service
                                                                                                                                                   Education Program
                                                                                                                                                   Treatment Program/
                                                                                                                                                   Assessment
                                                                                                                                                                          Driver’s License
                                                                                                                                                                          Suspension (S)/
                                                                                                                                                                          Revocation (R)
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Graduated Penalties
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Diversion Program
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Available
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Other Punishment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Penalties
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Parent/Guardian Consent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Parent/Guardian Presence
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Legal Age Spouse
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               In Any Private Location
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               In Private Residence
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               In Parent/Guard Home Only
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Other*




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                         WY X              Misdemeanor                                   $750                           6mos                                            90ds - 6mos Yes                                  No                No                 Misdemeanor punishable by up to $750 fine and/or up to 6 months imprisonment. If under 19, driver’s              X X                         E
                                                                                                                                                                             S                                                                                license will be suspended for 1st violation - 90 days and 6 months for subsequent violations.
                                                                                                                                                                         (<19 only)                                                                           (Wyo. Stat. § 12-6-101)




                                                                                                                                                                                                 (license
                                                                                                                                                                                             suspension only)
                                                                                                                                                                        25 - 1st off                                             6-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Parental
                                 51                                       21                                                                       19 14 13             25 - 2d off 29
                                                                                                                                                                         3 - motor                                       13 notification                                                                                                                                      32 25 12 7 7 4 46




                         TOTAL
                                                                                                                                                                        vehicle only




                                                                 1
                                                                    Possession in any store, public place, property owned by the state of Colorado, or in vehicle while upon                                                                                       hr/hrs =   hour(s)          * Other Exceptions Defined
                                                                     public roads: 1st offense - class 2 misdemeanor punishable by $250 - $1000 fine and/or 3 - 12 months                                                                                          d/ds =     day(s)           BR = Any blood relative may provide alcohol to underage person




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                                                                    imprisonment; 2d and subsequent offenses - at least $250 fine and/or 3 - 12 months imprisonment                                                                                                mo/mos =   month(s)         C = Compliance Checks
                                                                    (fines may be paid by public work at a reasonable hourly rate).                                                                                                                                yr/yrs =   year(s)          E = Underage person may handle alcohol as part of employment
                                                                 2
                                                                    Only non-residents subject to fines: 1st offense - $100 and subsequent offenses - $200 - $500 fine                                                                                                                         FM = Any family member may provide alcohol to underage person
                                                                    /Parental role not specified for exemption.                                                                                                                                                                                M = Underage person may use alcohol for medical purposes
                                                                 3
                                                                    Exceptions for beer only.                                                                                                                                                                                                  MP = Underage military personnel may consume alcohol on military base
                                                                 4
                                                                    Exceptions for light beer and wine only (Miss. Code Ann. § 67-3-54)                                                                                                                                                        RC = Underage person may use alcohol as part of a religious ceremony
                                                                 5
                                                                    Exception for parent/guardian only in nonintoxicating amount (less than 0.05 BAC)                                                                                                                                          U = Alcohol may be given to students as part of a curriculum at a college or university
                                                                 6
                                                                    In NV, parental consent and/or presence is not required for possession in private location.
                                                                 7
                                                                    For low-alcohol beverages, LPA is 18; for beer and intoxicating liquor, LPA is 21. Possession of beer or
                                                                    intoxicating liquor: 1st offense - judge may establish diversion program; failure to complete diversion
                                                                    program or subsequent offenses - 1st degree misdemeanor punishable by up to 180 days imprisonment
                                                                    and/or up to $1000 fine. (If offender is under 18 and offense occurred in motor vehicle, 6 months to 1 year
                                                                    driver’s license suspension for first offense.) (Ohio Rev. Code Ann. 4301.69) Possession of low-alcohol
                                                                    beverage: 4th degree misdemeanor punishable by up to 30 days imprisonment and/or up to $250 fine.
                                                                    (Ohio Rev. Code Ann. 4301.31)
                                                                 8
                                                                    Possession of intoxicating beverages (over 3.2% ABW) is a misdemeanor punishable by up to 30 days
                                                                    imprisonment and/or up to $100 fine. (21 Okl. St. § 1215) Possession of low-point beer is a misdemeanor
                                                                    punishable by up to $100 fine or up to 20 hours community service. (37 Okl. St. § 246) Exceptions are for
                                                                    low-point beer only.
                                                                 9
                                                                    Exception for sacramental wine only.
                                                                 10
                                                                    Exception for beer and wine only.
                                                                 11
                                                                    In SD, laws prohibiting adults to furnish alcohol to underage individuals includes parental, spousal,
                                                                    and medical exceptions. No such exceptions are listed in underage laws.




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