Or. Admin. R. 845-015-0170 - Payment for Distilled Spirits

(1) Timing of Payment for Distilled Spirits Purchases. Payment for distilled spirits must be made at the time of purchase. If the purchaser is a Full On-Premises Sales licensee, and the distilled spirits being purchased are to be delivered, payment must be received at the liquor store not later than the store's close of business on the same day that the product was delivered to the licensee.
(2) A retail sales agent accepts these forms of payment:
(a) United States currency or a United States traveler's check;
(b) A cashier's check or money order;
(c) A licensee's business check for the amount of the purchase only, properly dated, personalized and free of alterations;
(d) A personal check from a non-licensee with either a valid driver's license with photo or valid DMV Identification card with photo, name, date of birth and physical description. The check must be under $200, payable to the OLCC, for the amount of purchase only, properly dated, personalized and free of alterations; and
(e) Retail sales agents shall accept debit and credit cards from non-licensees using equipment that meets or exceeds Commission approved standards as set forth in the Retail Operations Manual.
(3) A retail sales agent must not accept a check for purchases by a licensee who has given the Commission two checks or other instruments that could not be paid upon presentation.
(4) Despite section (2) of this rule, a retail sales agent is not required to accept payment if a sale is contrary to law, if a customer lacks necessary age identification or if there is a reasonable basis to believe a customer is not lawfully presenting payment.
(5) A retail sales agent may elect to not take personal checks from non-licensees only if the retail sales agent accepts debit and credit cards using equipment that meets or exceeds Commission approved standards as set forth in the Retail Operations Manual. A retail sales agent must pay the Commission for any uncollected check from a non-licensee.

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Or. Admin. R. 845-015-0170
LCC 32-1986, f. 12-4-86, ef. 4-1-87; OLCC 10-1989, f. 10-2-89, cert. ef. 10-1-89; OLCC 2-1993(Temp), f. 6-25-93, cert. ef. 7-1-93; OLCC 4-1995, f. 5-2-95, cert. ef. 6-1-95; OLCC 16-2000, f. 11-9-00, cert. ef. 12-1-00; OLCC 2-2003, f. 1-27-03, cert. ef. 2-1-03, Renumbered from 845-015-0075; OLCC 5-2005, f. 8-16-05, cert. ef. 9-1-05; OLCC 10-2006, f. 7-19-06, cert. ef. 8-1-06; OLCC 10-2012, f. 12-18-12, cert. ef. 1-1-13; OLCC 22-2021, amend filed 12/30/2021, effective 1/1/2022

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

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 471.740, 471.750(1), 2021 OL Ch. 180, 2021 OL Ch. 186 & 2021 OL Ch. 620

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