§ 3-6-21. Filing of bonds by applicants for licenses generally; waiver of bond requirement.

CODE OF GEORGIA

Title 3. ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES

Chapter 6. WINE

Article 2. STATE LICENSE REQUIREMENTS AND REGULATIONS FOR DISTRIBUTION AND SALE

Current through 2019 Chapter 321

§ 3-6-21. Filing of bonds by applicants for licenses generally; waiver of bond requirement

(a) All applicants for licenses other than retail licenses shall file with the commissioner, along with each initial application, a bond:
(1) Conditioned to pay all sums which may become due by the applicant to the state as taxes, license fees, or otherwise, arising out of the operation of the business for which licensure is sought; and
(2) Conditioned to pay all penalties which may be imposed upon the applicant for failure to comply with the laws and rules and regulations pertaining to wines.

The surety for the bonds shall be a surety company licensed to do business in this state, and the bonds shall be in such form as may be required by the commissioner and may be for a term of up to five calendar years.

(b) The bonds required pursuant to subsection (a) of this Code section shall be in the amount of $5,000.00.
(c) All applicants for annual renewal of licenses other than retail licenses must file an annual bond or have a multiyear bond on file with the department that extends at least through the end of the calendar year for which renewal is sought. Such bonds must meet the same conditions as those filed with the initial application.

Cite as OCGA § 3-6-21

History. Amended by 2006 Ga. Laws 510, §10, eff. 7/1/2006.