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NCSL Statement on Alcohol Sales Legislation

March 11, 2024

DENVER—National Conference of State Legislatures CEO Tim Storey issued the following statement:

“The National Conference of State Legislatures supports the rights of states to set their own policy on alcohol. NCSL does not have an official position supporting or opposing any model legislation regulating alcohol sales and has never adopted model legislation related to alcohol sales. NCSL recognizes the right of any state or territory to regulate alcohol according to local norms and standards pursuant to the 21st Amendment.”

NCSL is a bipartisan organization that serves the legislators and staffs of the states, commonwealths and territories. It provides research, technical assistance and opportunities for policymakers to exchange ideas on the most pressing state issues and is an effective and respected advocate for the interests of the states in the American federal system.

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