Selected Laws Pertaining to Alcoholic Beverages

The use of alcoholic beverages by members of the University of Florida Community is subject to the alcoholic beverage laws of the State of Florida and to local ordinances. Below are selected state statutes and city ordinances pertaining to alcoholic beverages.

Statute 561.422
Nonprofit civic organizations, temporary permits.

Statute 562.12
Beverages sold with improper license, or without a license or registration, or held with intent to sell prohibited.

Statute 562.11
Selling, giving, or serving alcoholic beverages to persons under age 21;
Misrepresenting or misstating age or age of another to induce licensee to serve alcoholic beverages to person under 21;

Statute 562.111
Possession of alcoholic beverages by persons under age 21 prohibited.

Statute 768.125
Liability for injury or damage resulting from intoxication.

Statute 856.011
Disorderly Intoxication

Statute 856.015
Open House Parties

Statute 316.193
Driving Under the Influence

City Ordinance Sections 4-4(b) and (c)