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(A) All persons employed in the selling and serving of alcoholic beverages shall participate in and complete a city approved responsible beverage service training program approved by the ABC Administrator of the city or the Administrator’s designee. Before approval, the Administrator or the Administrator’s designee shall first be satisfied that the training program is genuine and effectively trains all participants in the recognition of false identification and age documents as well as the human characteristics of alcohol and/or drug intoxication. The city will not require enrollment in particular classes, but only that the training be obtained from a recognized program meeting the goals expressed in this subchapter.
(B) The training person or agency must reasonably instruct upon and certify the participants’ competence in at least the following:
(1) Pertinent federal, state and local laws related to the sale of alcohol;
(2) Verification of age, forms of identification and usual methods of false or misleading age identification;
(3) The effect of alcohol on humans and the physiology of alcohol intoxication, including the effect of alcohol on pregnant women, their fetuses and other situations involving the use of alcohol by persons vulnerable to its effects; and
(4) Recognition of the signs of intoxication.
(C) All persons required to complete training under division (A) above shall complete that training within 90 days of the date on which the person first becomes subject to the training requirement. All persons completing the training required by this section shall be re-certified in responsible beverage service training from a program approved by the city not less than once every three years thereafter.
(D) The manager of the restaurant shall be responsible for compliance with the training requirements and shall maintain for inspection by the City ABC Administrator a record or file on each employee that shall contain the pertinent training information.
(E) Each restaurant licensed by this subchapter shall at all times that alcoholic beverages are being served have at least one person currently certified in responsible beverage service training, as required in divisions (A) and (B) above, on duty.
(Ord. 2010-05, passed 4-19-10; Am. Ord. 2011-07, passed 7-5-11)