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Airline, Boat and Train Licenses

A commercial airline, commercial passenger boat company, paddlewheel steamboat company, or passenger train license allows you to sell alcoholic beverages, wine or high gravity beer for consumption on the premises of the conveyance authorized by the license. These licenses are valid for one year from the date of issue.

 

 

Commercial Airline License:

Includes any airline operating in interstate commerce under a certificate of public convenience and necessity issued by the appropriate federal or state agency, or under an exemption from the requirement of obtaining a certificate of public convenience and necessity but otherwise regulated by an appropriate federal or state agency, with adequate facilities and equipment for serving passengers, on regular schedules, or charter trips, while moving through any county of the state, but not while any such commercial airline is stopped in a county or municipality that has not legalized such sales. 

 

Commercial Passenger Boat Company License:

A company that operates one (1) or more passenger vessels for hire upon navigable waterways and is licensed by the United States Coast Guard to carry not less than fifty (50) passengers on a single vessel. Such company shall operate out of any county that has a population in excess of two hundred eighty-five thousand (285,000) or not less than eighty-three thousand three hundred (83,300) nor more than eighty-three thousand four hundred (83,400), according to the 1980 federal census or any subsequent federal census.

No commercial passenger boat company licensed pursuant to this chapter shall sell any type of alcoholic beverage or beer while such boat is docked within the boundaries of any local government which has not approved the sale of alcoholic beverages pursuant to § 57-4-103. 

 

Paddlewheel Steamboat Company License:

A company that operates one (1) or more paddlewheel steamboats for hire in interstate commerce upon navigable waterways and is licensed by the United States coast guard to carry not less than one hundred (100) passengers on a single vessel, with adequate facilities and equipment for serving regular meals, on regular schedules, or charter trips, while moving through or docked in any county of the state; provided, however, that no paddlewheel steamboat company licensed pursuant to this chapter shall sell any type of alcoholic beverage or beer while such paddlewheel steamboat is docked within the boundaries of any local government which has not approved the sale of alcoholic beverages pursuant to § 57-4-103. 

 

Passenger Train License:

Includes any passenger train operating in interstate commerce under a certificate of public convenience and necessity issued by the appropriate federal or state agency, with adequate facilities and equipment for serving passengers, on regular or special schedules, or charter trips, while moving through any county of the state, but not while any such passenger train is stopped in a county or municipality that has not legalized such sales.