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340A.4055 LICENSES IN INDIAN COUNTRY.
Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, on-sale or off-sale licenses for the sale of
intoxicating liquor or 3.2 percent malt liquor issued by the governing body of an Indian tribe
in accordance with United States Code, title 18, section 1161, to an Indian tribal member or
Indian tribal entity for an establishment located within Indian country as defined under United
States Code, title 18, section 1154, are valid. When a license is issued under this section, the
issuing authority shall notify the commissioner of public safety of the name and address of
the licensee. Upon receipt of the notice, the commissioner shall issue a retailer's identification
card to the licensee to permit the licensee to purchase distilled spirits, wine, or malt beverages.
An establishment issued a license under this section is not required to obtain a license from
any municipality, county, or town.
History: 1985 c 308 s 2; 1Sp1985 c 16 art 2 s 3 subd 1; 1987 c 152 art 1 s 1; 1991 c 249 s
10,31; 1992 c 464 art 1 s 37