CIGAR BAR ENDORSEMENT CLICK HEREOFF SALE 2AM – Legislature recently passed L.B. 863 changing §53-179(1) by adding section (c) to allow the dispensing of alcohol until 2am, if adopted by a vote of at least two-thirds of the members of such local governing body or county board. If your council or board does vote to allow 2am off sale send us a copy of the ordinance or resolution, we will post them at this link: 2am Off Sale. Here is a link to the LB: LB863 refer to page 21
POWDERED ALCOHOL The Commission has serious concerns regarding this proposed product and has requested a voluntary ban on its importation. Click link above to see letter.
Compliance AdvisoryBe advised, the Nebraska Liquor Control Commission and Nebraska State Patrol Enforcement Division has very strong reason to believe there exists in the wholesale/retail market place a business practice involving exclusion of competitors alcoholic beverage products.
53-185. Contract to sell for only one manufacturer or wholesaler; void.
No manufacturer or wholesaler shall enter into any contract with any person licensed to sell at retail whereby such licensee agrees not to sell any alcoholic liquor manufactured or distributed by any other manufacturer or wholesaler.
Furthermore, it appears that the second tier is creating a purchase condition whereby in order to receive a quantity discount on certain premium brands of liquor, the retail licensee is held to sell well products only offered by that particular wholesaler, or other incentives such as free kegs of beer.
This type of business practice violates the regulations and leaves the door open for a likely citation accordingly.
Please be advised any entity holding a Wholesale Liquor or Wholesale Beer license that is engaged in retail sales programs that creates some type of exclusive factor is hereby ordered to cease and desist this type of activity.
There is hereby a grace period until February 28, 2014, to delete any wholesale demands within sales programs that reach towards exclusive contracts. After February 28, 2014, active enforcement will take place by interviewing retail licensees and examining retail buying trends and inventory of well products.
When paying for keg books through PayPort be sure to add the City and State Sales tax to total -- see schedule found on this form for amount-- Keg Registration Form
DO NOT use PayPort to renew your liquor license click on renew tab above
Training certificates If you have been required to complete one of the certified alcohol server training programs; and have done so you must send us a copy of your certificate with a $10 fee.
One Day Liquor Licenses (SDL) questions CLICK HERE
SDL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN THE DATE SHOWN UNDER THE DAY OF THE EVENT - see 10 day SDL Calendar
Letter to City & Village Clerks - LB 863 - eliminating the requirement that local governing bodies, first submit the question of licensing liquor by the drink to the registered voters in the municipality before a Class C license can be issued.
Military moving back to the states please see FAQs regarding shipping personal alcohol.Our offices will be closed to observe the following holidays
January 1, 2014 - New Year's Day
January 20, 2014 - Martin Luther King Day
February 17, 2014 - President's Day
April 25, 2014 - Arbor Day
May 26, 2014 – Memorial Day
July 4, 2014 – Independence Day
September 1, 2014 – Labor Day
October 13, 2014 – Columbus Day
November 11, 2014 – Veterans Day
November 27 – 28, 2014 – Thanksgiving Day
December 25 - 26, 2014 – Christmas Day
301 Centennial Mall South
PO Box 95046
Lincoln, NE 68509-5046