Senate Study Bill 1031 - IntroducedA Bill ForAn Act 1prohibiting a person or club holding a liquor control
2license or retail wine or beer permit from selling or
3possessing alcoholic liquor in powdered or crystalline form
4for consumption and making penalties applicable.
1   Section 1.  Section 123.3, subsection 5, Code 2015, is
2amended to read as follows:
   35.  “Alcoholic liquor” or “intoxicating liquor” means the
4varieties of liquor defined in subsections 3 and 43 which
5contain more than five percent of alcohol by weight, beverages
6made as described in subsection 7 which beverages contain more
7than five percent of alcohol by weight or six and twenty-five
8hundredths percent of alcohol by volume but which are not wine
9as defined in subsection 47 or high alcoholic content beer as
10defined in subsection 19, and every other liquid, or solid,
 11powder, or crystal, patented or not, containing spirits and
12every beverage obtained by the process described in subsection
1347 containing more than seventeen percent alcohol by weight or
14twenty-one and twenty-five hundredths percent of alcohol by
15volume, and susceptible of being consumed by a human being,
16for beverage purposes. Alcohol manufactured in this state
17for use as fuel pursuant to an experimental distilled spirits
18plant permit or its equivalent issued by the federal bureau of
19alcohol, tobacco and firearms is not an “alcoholic liquor”.
20   Sec. 2.  Section 123.49, subsection 2, Code 2015, is amended
21by adding the following new paragraph:
22   NEW PARAGRAPH.  m.  Sell, give, possess, or otherwise supply
23for human consumption powdered or crystalline alcoholic liquor.
25The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with
26the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly.
   27This bill prohibits a person or club holding a liquor control
28license or retail wine or beer permit, or their agents or
29employees, from selling, giving, possessing, or supplying for
30human consumption powdered or crystalline alcoholic liquor.
31Pursuant to the provisions of Code section 123.50, a violation
32of the provisions of the bill is a simple misdemeanor and
33is grounds for the revocation or suspension of the person’s
34license or permit.