2022 Georgia Code
Title 3 - Alcoholic Beverages
Chapter 4 - Distilled Spirits
Article 1 - General Provisions
§ 3-4-2. Applicability of Chapter to Ethyl Alcohol Used for Certain Purposes

Universal Citation: GA Code § 3-4-2 (2022)
  1. This chapter shall not apply to ethyl alcohol intended for use or used for the following purposes:
    1. For scientific, chemical, mechanical, industrial, medicinal, and culinary purposes;
    2. For use by those authorized to procure ethyl alcohol tax free, as provided by federal law;
    3. In the manufacture of denatured alcohol or denatured distilled spirits produced and used as provided by federal law;
    4. In the manufacture of patented, patent, proprietary, medicinal, pharmaceutical, antiseptic, toilet, scientific, chemical, mechanical, and industrial preparations or products unfit for beverage purposes; or
    5. In the manufacture of flavoring extracts and syrups unfit for beverage purposes.
  2. Nothing contained in subsection (a) of this Code section shall prohibit the commissioner from promulgating reasonable rules and regulations with regard to ethyl alcohol intended for use or used for any of the above-mentioned purposes in order to ensure proper enforcement of this title.

History. Ga. L. 1937-38, Ex. Sess., p. 103, § 13; Code 1933, § 5A-2102, enacted by Ga. L. 1980, p. 1573, § 1; Ga. L. 1982, p. 3, § 3.

Administrative rules and regulations.

Ethyl alcohol and license requirement, Official Compilation of the Rules and Regulations of the State of Georgia, Rules of Department of Revenue, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax Unit, Non-Beverage Alcohol, § 560-2-14.01.

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