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Rule 4301:1-1-04 | Sacramental wine.


(A) "Sacramental wine" is defined as wine used solely for sacramental purposes or religious rites in accordance with ecclesiastical codes.

(B) Pursuant to sections 4301.23 and 4303.08 of the Revised Code, Class B-3 permit holders may sell sacramental wine for religious rites to clergy or administrative officials of religious groups. Class B-3 permit holders shall retain the sworn or affirmed application of the clergy or official required by section 4301.23 of the Revised Code for a period of at least twelve months from the date of the last invoice for the purchase of sacramental wine. Such application shall be subject to inspection by the division. Upon request by the division, the clergy member or administrative official shall certify their name, address, and official position to the division.

Last updated May 23, 2023 at 1:44 PM

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: ORC 4301.03, 4301.23, 4301.13
Amplifies: ORC 4301.03, 4301.23, 4301.13, 4303.08
Five Year Review Date: 1/15/2026