§ 361. Granting of permit; solicitation of orders
The liquor control board may grant to a natural person a solicitor's permit, which shall authorize such person to solicit orders for and promote the sale of malt or vinous beverages by canvassing or interviewing holders of licenses issued under the provisions of this title.
§ 362. Application; undertaking; recommendation
Application for such permit shall be made in writing, signed by the applicant, to the liquor control board on a form prescribed by the board, containing the name, residence and business address of the applicant, the name and address of the vendor to be represented by the applicant, and an undertaking by the applicant to comply with the regulations of the board. Such application shall have appended thereto a recommendation of the applicant as being qualified to hold such permit, signed by such vendor.
§ 363. Fee
The fee for a solicitor's permit shall be as provided in section 231 of this title and shall be collected by the department of liquor control. Such permit shall expire at midnight April 30 of each year and shall be renewable on application therefor and payment of the fee. A certified check payable to the state of Vermont shall accompany the application and shall be returned to the applicant in case the board fails to grant the permit. (Amended 1975, No. 195 (Adj. Sess.), § 3, eff. March 27, 1976; amended 1999, No. 49, § 191; 2001, No. 143 (Adj. Sess.), § 16, eff. June 21, 2002; 2005, No. 202 (Adj. Sess.), § 5.)
§ 364. Suspension or revocation
The liquor control board shall have power to suspend or revoke any such solicitor's permit for failure to comply with any regulation of the board or for other cause. No such certificate shall be revoked unless the holder thereof shall have had an opportunity to be heard after reasonable notice.
§ 365. Penalty
A person who solicits orders for, or promotes the sale of malt or vinous beverages, or attempts so to solicit or promote, by canvassing or interviewing a holder of a license issued under the provisions of this title, without having first obtained a solicitor's permit as provided for in this chapter, or who makes a false or fraudulent statement or representation in an application for such permit or in connection therewith shall be imprisoned not more than six months or be fined not more than $500.00, or both.