District of Columbia wholesalers may not ship or deliver to their retail customers unless the alcoholic beverages are delivered to and unloaded at the wholesaler’s licensed premises, stored at its licensed premises for a minimum of four (4) hours, and recorded in the wholesaler’s inventory. [DC Law, Title 25, Chapter 1, Subchapter II, Section 25-111.]

Goods must come to rest at a wholesaler’s licensed warehouse. Title 44, Article 3, Section 44-3-407(1)(d) of Colorado law states that all alcoholic beverages shipped into the state to a wholesale licensee shall be placed in the physical possession of such licensee at his warehouse facilities prior to delivery to retail licensees. [Refer also to CO Law, Title 44, Article 3, Section 44-3-901(4)(e).]

All alcoholic beverages delivered to a Delaware wholesaler must be unloaded and physically stored on the wholesaler’s licensed premises for a minimum of eighteen (18) hours. The Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission may grant a variance for good cause; however, all such requests must be submitted to the Commission in writing. [DE Regulations, Rule 903, Section 6 and DE Law, Title 4, Chapter 5, Subchapter I, Section 501.] Note: Title 4, Chapter 5, Subchapter I, Section 501(d), of Delaware law and DE Regulations, Rule 903, Section 4.3 state that “…no person may import into this state any alcoholic liquor unless it is delivered directly to a licensed warehouse…in Delaware owned, leased or operated by a licensed Delaware importer [wholesaler] and is[…]

The premises of all licensed Iowa wholesalers must be located within the state of Iowa. Goods must come to rest at a licensed wholesaler’s warehouse.

Not applicable. Refer to the IDAHO OPEN Digest for information relevant to the private sector.

While a requirement that goods come to rest in a wholesaler’s warehouse is not stated specifically, it is an implied requirement by virtue of the wording of Title 2, Subtitle G, Article 2, Sections 2.40 and 2.41, of Arkansas regulations, which prohibit manufacturer from delivering directly to a retailer or consumer. Note: In addition, Title 2, Subtitle G, Article 3, Section 2.45, of Arkansas regulations states that upon delivery of controlled beverages either to a retailer or to a consumer, the transportation permit of a manufacturer is subject to suspension or revocation, except that this does not include shipments made under the direct shipping laws as set forth in Section 14 of this Digest.

Goods must be placed in bailment for withdrawal at will by the Bureau.

In general, goods must come to rest in a wholesaler’s warehouse. However, the law also permits out-of-state manufacturers or suppliers to deliver to qualified Florida manufacturers and exporters. Out-of-state manufacturers and suppliers are prohibited from making any shipment or delivery from outside the state of Florida, directly or indirectly, to any person or entity who is not a Florida licensed manufacturer, wholesaler, distributor or exporter, or to a qualified state-bonded warehouse. [FL Law, Title 34, Chapter 561, Sections 561.54 and 561.545.] Note: Section 561.54 states, in part, that “…any licensee aggrieved by a violation of this section may bring an action in any court of competent jurisdiction to recover for the state all moneys [Emphasis added] obtained by…out-of-state suppliers or[…]

In conjunction with the primary source requirements, alcoholic beverages imported into South Dakota must come to rest at a wholesaler’s warehouse before sale and delivery to a retail licensee. [SD Law, Title 35, Chapter 35-4, Section 35-4-60.1.]