N.Y. Alcoholic Beverage Control Law Section 93-A
Broker’s permit


No person shall engage as a broker in the purchase and sale of alcoholic beverages in this state unless such person shall have a broker’s permit.


Such permit shall authorize the permittee to act as a broker in the purchase and sale of alcoholic beverages for a fee or commission, for or on behalf of a person authorized to manufacture or sell at wholesale alcoholic beverages within or without the state. Such permittee shall not buy or sell any alcoholic beverages for his own account, or take or deliver title to such alcoholic beverages, and shall not receive or store any alcoholic beverages in his own name in this state, or offer, agree to offer or sell any alcoholic beverages to any retailer within this state.


Such permit shall be issued either for one transaction or for a calendar year and the exercise of the privileges granted thereby shall be subject to such rules and conditions by the liquor authority as it deems necessary.


The fee for a broker’s permit shall be fixed by the liquor authority, but shall not exceed twenty-six dollars for a permit valid for one transaction nor two hundred fifty-six dollars for a permit issued for a calendar year.

Source: Section 93-A — Broker's permit, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/ABC/93-A (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jul. 20, 2024).

Jul. 20, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

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