Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0100-03-.22 - PRIVATE EVENTS

A license or permit is not required for an event where alcoholic beverages are served if:

(1) The event is private and includes a bona fide guest list restricting access to invited guests only;
(2) The hosts or bona fide guests of the event are providing all of the alcoholic beverages;
(3) All alcoholic beverages are served without charge;
(4) There is no admission cost for the event, including ticket price, required donation, or door charge; and
(5) There is no commercial purpose related to the sale, marketing, or promotion of alcoholic beverages for the private party or event.


Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0100-03-.22
Original rules filed January 25, 2019; to have become effective April 25, 2019. However, the Government Operations Committee filed a 60-day stay of the effective date of the rules; new effective date 6/24/2019.

Authority: T.C.A. ยงยง 57-3-104, 57-4-101, 57-4-201, and Chapter 147, Public Acts of 2017.

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