Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0100-10-.03 - ENFORCEMENT OF RULES

(1) The TABC is authorized to enforce the requirements of T.C.A. § 57-3-217 and these TABC Rules by administrative action, has discretion to suspend or revoke a direct shipper's license, and has a right to accept an offer in compromise in lieu of suspension.
(2) TABC has a duty to recover all costs incurred in connection with the investigation and administration action, including the out-of-pocket costs and reasonable personnel costs, in addition to any fine imposed by the Commission, when a winery direct shipper is found to have violated these Rules.
(3) No direct shipper may avoid liability under this section by subcontracting with a third party to perform its obligations required pursuant to this section.
(4) It is a violation of this TABC Rule and T.C.A. § 57-3-217(g)(1), and a Class E felony, punishable by fine, for a person or entity that does not possess a winery direct shipper license or a fulfillment house license to ship wine to Tennessee residents.


Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0100-10-.03
Original rule filed October 14, 2014; effective January 12, 2015. Amendments filed September 29, 2022; effective 12/28/2022.

Authority: T.C.A. § 57-3-217.

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