Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 311
Liquor Control Law
Section 311.580

August 28, 2013


Possession of illegal or untaxed liquor prohibited--manufacturers, blenders and wholesalers excepted, when.

311.580. 1. No person shall possess intoxicating liquor in any quantity for any purpose in the state of Missouri which has not been lawfully manufactured.

2. No person shall possess intoxicating liquor within the state of Missouri for sale in any quantity, or for any other purpose in any quantity, in excess of five gallons, unless the required inspection, labeling or gauging fee or license has been paid thereon, except that persons licensed by the supervisor of liquor control as manufacturers, blenders, or distillers of intoxicating liquor may possess intoxicating liquor in this state in bulk without having paid the fees above referred to when it is to be used only in manufacturing, blending, or distilling intoxicating liquor, and subject to such regulations as the supervisor of liquor control may prescribe to safeguard the fees due the state of Missouri. Persons licensed as manufacturers, blenders, distillers, and wholesalers whose licensed premises are within the state of Missouri may possess in United States government bonded warehouses located in this state intoxicating liquors which have been bottled in United States government bond without first paying the fees subject to such regulations as the supervisor of liquor control may prescribe to safeguard the fees due this state when the liquor is withdrawn from said warehouse for sale or storage in this state outside of a United States internal revenue bonded warehouse. Wholesalers licensed by the supervisor of liquor control whose licensed premises are within the state of Missouri may possess in United States customs bonded warehouses in this state intoxicating liquors without first paying the fees above referred to subject to regulations prescribed by the supervisor of liquor control to safeguard the fees due the state of Missouri when the liquor is withdrawn from a United States customs bonded warehouse for sale or storage in this state outside of a United States customs bonded warehouse.

(RSMo 1939 4884, A.L. 1945 p. 1043, A.L. 1949 p. 320, A.L. 1961 p. 43)


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