(1) Notwithstanding any provision of this chapter, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission may not require the owners, operators and employees of a cruise ship to have a license or permit issued under the provisions of this chapter for the purpose of possessing, transporting, storing, selling or serving alcoholic beverages that are described in subsection (3) of this section.

Terms Used In Oregon Statutes 471.039

(2) The provisions of ORS 471.740 do not apply to alcoholic beverages that are described in subsection (3) of this section.

(3) The provisions of this section apply only to alcoholic beverages that are served aboard a cruise ship and that are served solely for the purpose of onboard consumption by a cruise ship’s passengers, guests, officers and employees.

(4) For the purposes of this section, ‘cruise ship’ means a marine vessel used primarily for nonfishing purposes that is licensed to carry at least 500 passengers, provides overnight accommodations for those passengers and operates on the rivers or waterways within the boundaries of the State of Oregon, including docking and dry docking, fewer than 45 days during a calendar year. [1997 c.256 § 2; 1999 c.351 § 44]