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21.00 ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES


21.01 Use or possession permitted
21.02 * Use or possession prohibited
21.03 Open containers prohibited

.01 The use or possession of alcoholic beverages, including beer and wine, subject to state law, is permissible in housing facilities (rooms, suites and apartments) assigned by Michigan State University.

.02 The consumption and possession of alcoholic beverages is prohibited (a) in classrooms, lecture halls, laboratories, the libraries, and the chapel, and (b) during all intercollegiate athletic contests and during entertainment programs that are open to the general public, in the concourses and outdoor seating areas at Spartan Stadium, the arena and concourses at Breslin Student Events Center, and in all other athletic facilities.

.03 The possession of open or uncapped containers of alcoholic beverages and the consumption of alcoholic beverages is prohibited in all public areas of lands governed by the Michigan State University Board of Trustees and in all public areas of campus buildings, except with respect to locations, events, or occasions for which the Secretary of the Board of Trustees has approved, in writing, an exception to this prohibition. Exceptions to this prohibition will be made pursuant to guidelines approved by the Board of Trustees.

* GUIDELINES FOR EXCEPTIONS TO ORDINANCE 21.03
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Enacted: September 15, 1964
Amended: April 17, 1970
Amended: December 10, 1994
Amended: April 14, 1995
Amended: November 14, 2003
Amended: February 11, 2005
Amended: September 16, 2005

* Denotes Civil Infraction

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