§ 6310.  Inducement of minors to buy liquor or malt or brewed beverages.

(a)  Offense defined.--A person is guilty of a misdemeanor of the third degree if he hires or requests or induces any minor to purchase, or offer to purchase, liquor or malt or brewed beverages, as defined in section 6310.6 (relating to definitions), from a duly licensed dealer for any purpose.

(b)  Minimum penalty.--In addition to any other penalty imposed pursuant to this title or other statute, a person convicted of an offense under this section shall be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $300. There shall be no authority in any court to impose on an offender any lesser sentence than the minimum sentence mandated by this subsection. Nothing in this section shall prevent the sentencing court from imposing a sentence greater than the minimum sentence mandated in this subsection. In no case shall the sentence exceed the maximum sentence prescribed by law. No court shall have the authority to suspend any sentence as defined in this section.

(c)  Exception for compliance checks.--(Repealed).


(Mar. 25, 1988, P.L.262, No.31, eff. 60 days; Dec. 3, 2002, P.L.1144, No.141, eff. 60 days; Dec. 22, 2017, P.L.1237, No.75, eff. imd.)


2017 Amendment.  Act 75 repealed subsec. (c) and section 2 of Act 141 of 2002.

Cross References.  Section 6310 is referred to in section 6310.6 of this title.