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This Alcohol Management Policy implements Public Act 99-0795, which authorizes the Board to allow alcoholic liquor to be served or sold at facilities under the control of the Board if such service or sale is at events determined to be public events, and not student related activities. All possession, service, sale, or consumption of alcoholic liquors at facilities under the control of the Board shall be in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations of the State of Illinois, this Policy, and any campus policies, regulations, and procedures adopted pursuant to this Policy.
The Board of Trustees hereby authorizes the Chancellors to promulgate and/or amend policies, regulations, and/or procedures for their respective campuses to regulate the possession, service, sale, or consumption of alcoholic liquors at facilities under the control of the Board. The written approval of the appropriate Chancellor (or his/her respective designee(s)) must be obtained prior to serving or selling alcohol at facilities under the control of the Board. Chancellors (or his/her respective designee(s)) shall give consideration to the following factors and principles when determining whether an event is a public event, and not student related activity, which would allow the service or sale of alcoholic liquors:
This Alcohol Management Policy shall be implemented throughout the University. In the development or amendment of any policies, regulations, and/or procedures, the Chancellors shall specifically incorporate the above factors and principles into such policies, regulations, and procedures. Campus policies, regulations, and procedures may include additional factors and principles for consideration in the decision making process that are consistent with, but not less stringent than, the factors and principles set forth in this Policy. The Chancellors (or his/her designee(s)) shall keep a record of all such events that are approved pursuant to this Policy, subject to records retention laws and policies. (3/28/19)
(*Attribution: Policies of this nature are governed by state law. As such, policies at many institutions throughout Illinois can look similar to that adopted by Southern Illinois University. This policy was developed in accordance with the Liquor Control Act of 1934 (235 ILCS 5/1-1 et seq.). Additionally, policies from other universities were reviewed, including the University of Illinois and Northern Illinois University.)(12/8/16)