Section 4-20 Purchase or possession by minors; intoxicated minors; exceptions.
Prior to the adoption of Ord. 19549 on 06/04/2007, Section 4-20 read as follows.
Any person under the age of twenty-one (21) years, who purchases or attempts
purchase, or possesses any intoxicating liquor or nonintoxicating beer, as defined in this chapter,
or who is in an intoxicated condition as defined in section 14-611 of this code, or has a
detectable blood alcohol content of more than two-hundredths of one percent or more by weight
of alcohol in such persons blood,
is guilty of a misdemeanor.
(b) The provisions of this section pertaining to possession
of intoxicating liquor and
nonintoxicating beer shall not apply to a student who:
(1) Is eighteen (18) years of age or older;
(2) Is enrolled in an accredited college or university
and is a student in a culinary course;
(3) Is required to taste, but not consume or imbibe,
any beer, ale, porter, wine or other
similar malt or fermented beverage as part of the required curriculum; and
(4) Tastes a beverage under subdivision (3) of this
subsection only for instructional purposes
during classes that are part of the curriculum of the accredited college or university.
The beverage must at all times remain in the possession and control of an authorized instructor of
the college or university, who must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older. Nothing in this
subsection may be construed to allow a student under the age of twenty-one (21) to receive any
beer, ale, porter, wine, or other similar malt or fermented beverage unless the beverage is
delivered as part of the students required curriculum and the beverage is used only for
instructional purposes during classes conducted as part of the curriculum.
(Ord No. 18006, § 1, 3-1-04)
Editor's note - Prior to the adoption of Ord. No. 18006, §1 on March 1, 2004, Sec. 4-20
known as Sec. 4-14.