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PUBLIC Law, Chapter 240

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An Act To Amend the Authorized Hours during Which Liquor May Be Sold and Purchased

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 28-A MRSA §4, sub-§1,  as amended by PL 2013, c. 2, §1, is further amended to read:

1. Hours for sale of liquor.   Except as provided in paragraphs A to D, licensees may sell or deliver liquor from 6 5 a.m. on any day until 1 a.m. of the following day.
A. Licensees may not sell liquor on Sunday between the hours of 6 a.m. and 9 a.m., except on March 17th.
B. Licensees may sell liquor on January 1st of any year from 12 midnight to 2 a.m.

(1) In areas in which liquor may be sold except on Sundays, if January 1st falls on a Monday, licensees may sell or deliver liquor between 9 p.m. Sunday, December 31st and 2 a.m. January 1st, notwithstanding any local option decisions to the contrary.

D. Wholesale licensees may sell or deliver liquor to licensed establishments from 4 a.m. on any day until 1 a.m. the following day.

Effective 90 days following adjournment of the 126th Legislature, First Regular Session, unless otherwise indicated.

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