(a)  Any person responsible for the handling of alcoholic beverages in connection with an authorized controlled‑drinking program may procure, possess, and transport alcoholic beverages in excess of the quantities allowed by Rule .0404 of this Section provided the person or his employer holds a valid permit from the North Carolina Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission. Request for such a permit shall be forwarded to the Director, indicating the need for the permit, location of the testing program, the quantity and type alcoholic beverage to be procured and transported, and the name of the agency or individual to whom the permit should be issued.

(b)  Where a series of controlled‑drinking programs are proposed, the request for the permit may generally state the nature, extent, and possible locations of such programs and the over‑all duration of the series. Permits shall not be valid for more than one year. The Director shall forward such requests to the North Carolina Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission with appropriate recommendations concerning the issuance of each permit.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 20‑139.1(g);

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. December 5, 1977;

Amended Eff. September 1, 1990; January 1, 1982;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. January 9, 2018.