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Subdivision 1.Definition.

For purposes of this section, "bed and breakfast facility" means a place of lodging that:

(1) provides not more than eight rooms for rent to no more than 20 guests at a time;

(2) is located on the same property as the owner's personal residence;

(3) provides no meals, other than breakfast served to persons who rent rooms; and

(4) was originally built and occupied as, or was converted to, a single-family residence prior to being used as a place of lodging.

Subd. 2.License not required.

(a) Notwithstanding section 340A.401, no license under this chapter is required for a bed and breakfast facility to provide at no additional charge to a person renting a room at the facility not more than two glasses per day each containing not more than four fluid ounces of wine, or not more than one glass per day containing not more than 12 ounces of Minnesota-produced beer. Wine or beer so furnished may be consumed only on the premises of the bed and breakfast facility.

(b) A bed and breakfast facility may furnish wine or beer under paragraph (a) only if the facility is registered with the commissioner. Application for such registration must be on a form the commissioner provides. The commissioner may revoke registration under this paragraph for any violation of this chapter or a rule adopted under this chapter.

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