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4-250.01

A.R.S. §4-250.01: Out-of-state person enegaged in business as producer, exporter, importer or rectifier: violation: cease and desist order: civil penalty

  1. An out of state person engaged in business in this state as a producer, exporter, importer, rectifier, retailer or wholesaler without a license issued until this title shall comply with this title as if licensed by this state.An out-of-state person engaged in business in this state as a producer, exporter, importer, rectifier, retailer or wholesaler shall be deemed to have consented to the jurisdiction of the department, any other agency of this state, the courts of this state and all other related laws, rules or regulations. An out of state person engaged in business in this state as a producer, exporter, importer, rectifier, retailer or wholesaler who violates this title is subject to a fine or a civil penalty and suspension or revocation of the right to do business in this state.
  2. If the director has reasonable cause to believe that an out of state person engaged in business as a producer, exporter, importer, rectifier, retailer or wholesaler is acting in violation of this title, the director may serve a cease and desist order requiring the person to cease and desist the violation.
  3. If an out-of-state person who is engaged in business in this state as a producer, exporter, importer, rectifier, retailer or wholesaler knowlingly violates a cease and desist order issued by the director pursuant to subsection B of this section, the director may:
    1. Impose a civil penalty of up to one hundred fifty thousand dollars for each violation.
    2. Notify the Department of Revenue of the violation for the purposes of collection of any transaction privilege tax or luxury privilege tax due.
    3. Notify the applicable agency or regulatory body in the state in which the person is licensed of the violation.
    4. Give notice of the violation to the producers, exporters, importers, rectifiers, retailers, wholesalers, common carriers and consumers connected to the transaction if the out-of-state person has shipped liquor into the state in violation of this title.
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