(A)   A license shall be a purely personal privilege, good for not to exceed one year after issuance unless sooner revoked as provided in this chapter, and shall not constitute property, nor shall it be subject to attachment, garnishment or execution; nor shall it be alienable or transferable, voluntarily or involuntarily, or subject to being encumbered or hypothecated.
   (B)   The license shall cease upon the death of the licensee and shall not descend by the laws of testate or intestate devolution; provided that executors or administrators of the estate of any deceased licensee and the trustee of any insolvent or bankrupt licensee, when the estate consists in part of alcoholic liquor, may continue the business of the sale or manufacture of alcoholic liquor under the order of the appropriate court, and may exercise the privileges of the deceased or insolvent or bankrupt licensee after the death of the decedent, or the insolvency or bankruptcy, until the expiration of the license, but not longer than six months after the death, bankruptcy or insolvency of the licensee.
   (C)   A refund shall be made of that portion of the license fee paid for any period in which the licensee shall be prevented from operating under the license in accordance with the provisions of this section.
(1986 Code, § 11.14.130)  (Ord. 1265, passed - -1985)