Or. Admin. R. 845-015-0148 - Minors in Liquor Stores

(1) Except as provided in (2) below, only people 21 years of age or older may enter a retail liquor store, unless accompanied by a parent, spouse or Domestic Partner who is at least 21 years old. "Domestic Partner" means an individual who, along with another individual of the same sex, has received a Certificate of Registered Domestic Partnership pursuant to the Oregon Family Fairness Act. Nevertheless, people 18 years or older may be employed in liquor stores to sell distilled spirits and people under the age of 18 may be employed but may not participate in the sale of distilled spirits.
(2) A retail sales agents may apply to the Commission for an exception to the requirements of (1) of this rule by submitting a control plan to the Commission. The Commission may approve such a control plan if it contains sufficient measures to ensure that minors will not have access to distilled spirits. The Commission may revoke the exception by providing written notice that the previously approved control plan is no longer sufficient.


Or. Admin. R. 845-015-0148
LCC 4-1985, f. 2-28-85, ef. 4-1-85; OLCC 2-2003, f. 1-27-03, cert. ef. 2-1-03, Renumbered from 845-015-0060; OLCC 9-2008, f. 6-12-08, cert. ef. 7-1-08; OLCC 5-2016, f. 4-26-16, cert. ef. 5/2/2016; OLCC 22-2021, amend filed 12/30/2021, effective 1/1/2022

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 471, including 471.030, 471.730(1) & (5)

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 471.750(1), 2021 OL Ch. 186, 2021 OL Ch. 620 & 2021 OL Ch. 180

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