4301.29 Seizure of beer, intoxicating liquor or alcohol.

(A) Whenever the department of public safety seizes beer or intoxicating liquor, the department shall destroy or distribute the beer or intoxicating liquor, in accordance with sections 2981.11 to 2981.13 of the Revised Code.

(B)

(1) In case of any seizure of beer or intoxicating liquor under execution of any judgment rendered against the holder of a permit, in relation to the foreclosure of any lien on any beer or intoxicating liquor belonging to a holder of a permit, in relation to the insolvency or bankruptcy of a holder of a permit, or in any other case in which judicial process is employed to subject any beer or intoxicating liquor belonging to or in the possession of the holder of a permit to any claim, the person seizing the beer or intoxicating liquor or the person's designee may sell it, subject to division (B)(2) of this section, after obtaining the written consent of the division of liquor control. Proceeds from the sale of the beer or intoxicating liquor shall be paid in accordance with the applicable law and the orders of the court issuing the process.

(2) Beer or intoxicating liquor that is sold under division (B)(1) of this section shall not be sold to or purchased by the holder of a liquor permit, an applicant for a liquor permit, or any other business.

Effective Date: 07-23-2004; 07-01-2007