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City of Lincoln Liquor Laws

FURNISHING FALSE IDENTIFICATION
[5.07.080] City of Lincoln Municipal Ordinance
It shall be unlawful for any person to lend a motor vehicle operator's license, birth certificate, selective service
    registration card, or other identification document, to any minor for the use of such minor in obtaining or
    attempting to obtain alcoholic liquor. (Ord. 15454 {8; March 5, 1990)

SALE TO MINORS AND INCAPACITATED PERSONS SHALL BE PROHIBITED
[5.04.070] Lincoln Municipal Code
No persons shall, within the city, sell, give away, dispose of, exchange, or deliver, or permit the sale, gift, or
    procuring of any alcoholic liquors, to or for any minor, any person who is mentally incompetent, or any
    person who is physically or mentally incapacitated by the consumption of such liquors. No licensee or
    employee shall, within the city, permit, or allow the possession or control of alcoholic beverage by any
    person who is physically or mentally incapacitated by the consumption of alcoholic liquors in any licensed
    premises. (Ord. 15454 {7; March 5, 1990)

MINORS; MISREPRESENTING AGE
[5.04.090] Lincoln Municipal Code
(a) No minor shall, within the city, obtain or attempt to obtain any alcoholic liquor by misrepresenting of age,
    or by any other method, in any premises where alcoholic liquor is sold.

(b) No minor shall, within the city, by misrepresentation of age, enter or attempt to enter any premises where
    alcoholic liquor is sold. (Ord. 16623 {1; June 27, 1994)

MINORS; PROHIBITED ON PREMISES
[5.04.120] Lincoln Municipal Code
(a) After the hour of 9:00 p.m., it shall be unlawful for any minor under the age of sixteen years to be in the
    premises as defined in this title, which are licensed under the Nebraska Liquor Control Act for the sale or
    dispensing of alcoholic liquor at retail for the consumption on the premises, unless accompanied by a person
    who is at least twenty-one years of age.

(b) After the hour of 9:00 p.m., it shall be unlawful for any person, firm, partnership or corporation holding a
    license under Nebraska Liquor Control Act for the sale or dispensing of alcoholic liquor at retail for
    consumption on the premises to allow a minor under the age of sixteen years to be in premises as defined
    in this title, where alcoholic liquor is sold or dispensed by such license, unless accompanied by a person
    who is at least twenty-one years of age. (Ord. 15454 {12; March 5, 1990)

TEENAGE PUBLIC DANCE; PERMIT
[5.20.040] Lincoln Municipal Code
The City Clerk may issue a teenage public dance permit to any applicant who complies with all the requirements
    relating to public dances provided that the applicant shall also meet the following additional requirements:

    (a) Admit only person fourteen years of age and over who have not reached their nineteenth birthday,
          except for the adult supervision approved by the City; and the operator shall be responsible for excluding
          the general public.

    (b) Provide proper and adequate adult supervision for the teenage public dance and have such adult sponsors
          approved by the City prior to the issuance of the permit.

    (c) The proposed teenage public dance shall not be conducted on premises licensed for the sale of alcoholic
          liquors for consumption on the premises unless:

          (1) such teenage public dance is conducted at a time when the licensee is exercising no privileges under
              such license; or

          (2) the dance is conducted in a portion of the licensed premises in which alcoholic liquors are not being
              dispensed and which is physically separated by floor-to-ceiling partition walls and distinct from the
              remainders of the licensed premises (including restrooms, entrances, and exits serving the remainder
              of the licensed premises).

When a teenage public dance is conducted on licensed premises, under (1) or (2) above, the age and hours
    restrictions set forth in Section 5.040.120 of this code shall not apply. (Ord. 16529-2; December 6, 1993)

DRINKING ON LICENSED PREMISES
[5.04.220] Lincoln Municipal Code
It shall be unlawful for any person, including the licensee employees of the licensee, to consume alcoholic
    liquor, including beer, in any licensed premises during the hours when it is unlawful to sell at retail or
    dispense any alcoholic liquor as provided by this chapter. It shall be unlawful on property licensed to an a
    alcoholic liquor at retail to allow alcoholic liquor in containers to remain or be in possession or control of
    any person for purposes of consumption fifteen minutes after the sale of liquor is prohibited.

LICENSEE OR EMPLOYEES, DRINKING WHILE ON DUTY PROHIBITED
[5.04.260] Lincoln Municipal Code
It shall be unlawful for any licensee, manager, or employee in such licensor manager to drink any alcoholic
    liquor during the time that such person is on duty in the conduct of such business and it shall be unlawful
    for any licensee, manager, or employee to serve or sell alcoholic liquors while under the influence of
    alcoholic liquors.

HOURS FOR SALE AT RETAIL AND DISPENSING
[5.04.130] Lincoln Municipal Code
    (a) No person shall sell at retail or dispense any alcoholic liquor, including beer, on any day between
          1:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m.

    (b) No person shall sell at retail or dispense any alcoholic liquor, including beer, between the hours of
          6:00 a.m. on Sunday and 1:00 a.m. the following Monday, except:

          (1) Alcoholic liquor, including beer, for consumption on premises may be sold at retail or
              dispensed from 12:00 a.m the following Monday; and

          (2) Alcoholic liquor, including beer, for consumption off premises may be sold at retail or
                dispensed from 12:00 non any Sunday upon which Christmas, New Year's Eve, or New
                Year's Day falls, until 1:00 a.m. the following Monday.

MINORS PROHIBITED UNLESS ACCOMPANIED BY PARENT OF LEGAL GUARDIAN; EXCEPTIONS
[5.20.100] Lincoln Municipal Code
It shall be unlawful for any minor to participate in any public dance, or to enter, frequent, or remain in any
    dance hall, unless accompanied by a parent or the legal guardian of such minor, and it shall be unlawful for
    any person conducting any public dance to permit any minor to participate in any public dance or to enter,
    frequent, or remain in any dance hall, unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian of such a minor.

    The above restriction shall not apply;
    (a) to minors fourteen years of age and over attending or participating in a teenage public dance; or

    (b) to minors eighteen years of age and over attending or participating in a public dance on premises
          where alcoholic liquors are not being sold, dispensed, or consumed.

CLOSING HOURS
[5.20.130] Lincoln Municipal Code
It shall be unlawful for any person to conduct a public dance or to keep open for the purpose of dancing
    at a public dance or to permit any person to remain in any dance hall for the purpose of dancing at
    a public dance between the hours of 1:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. of any day.

It shall be unlawful for any person to conduct a teenage dance, or to permit any person to remain at any
    teenage dance between the hours of 12:00 midnight and 8:00 a.m of any day.

NUDE ENTERTAINMENT
[5.04.230] Lincoln Municipal Code
It shall be unlawful for a licensee, its manager, or agent to authorize, permit, or suffer any live person
    to appear "bottomless" in any licensed premises, for the purpose of providing entertainment, or
    providing service, while acting as a hostess or host, or while serving as an employee in any capacity.
    Any violation of this section shall subject the licensee, its manager, or agent to the penalties provided
      in section 5.04.300 of this chapter.

It shall be unlawful for any live person to appear "bottomless" in any licensed premises, for the purpose
    of providing entertainment, or providing service, while acting as a hostess or host, or while serving as
    an employee in any capacity, and violation of the provisions of this section shall subject such person to
    the penalties as provided in section 5.04.300 of this chapter.

For the purposes of this section, the term "bottomless" shall mean the showing of human post puberty male
    or female genitals, pubic area, or buttocks with less than a full opaque covering.

PHYSICAL CONTACT
[5.04.240] Lincoln Municipal Code
There shall be no physical contact, such as kissing, fondling, or embracing, between employees or
    performers and patron for gratuity, pay, or other remuneration, direct or indirect, or in conjunction
    with or as part of any performance or entertainment in premises licensed by the Nebraska Liquor
    Control commission for consumption of alcoholic liquor, including beer, on such premises.