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(a) As used in this section, "underage person" means a person under eighteen years of age.
(b) No underage person shall purchase any low-alcohol beverage.
(c) No underage person shall order, pay for, share the cost of, or attempt to purchase, any low-alcohol beverage.
(d) No person shall knowingly furnish any false information as to the name, age or other identification of any underage person for the purpose of obtaining or with the intent to obtain any low-alcohol beverage for an underage person, by purchase or as a gift.
(e) No underage person shall knowingly show or give false information concerning his or her name, age or other identification for the purpose of purchasing or otherwise obtaining any low-alcohol beverage in any place in this State.
(f) No person shall sell or furnish any low-alcohol beverage to, or buy any low-alcohol beverage for, an underage person, unless given by a physician in the regular line of his or her practice or given for established religious purposes, or unless the underage person is accompanied by a parent, spouse who is not an underage person, or legal guardian.
No permit issued by the Ohio Division of Liquor Control shall be suspended, revoked or cancelled because of a violation of this subsection or subsection (g) hereof.
(g) No person who is the owner or occupant of any public or private place shall knowingly allow any underage person to remain in or on the place while possessing or consuming any low-alcohol beverage, unless the low-alcohol beverage is given to the person possessing or consuming it by that person's parent, spouse who is not an underage person, or legal guardian, and the parent, spouse who is not an underage person, or legal guardian, is present when the person possesses or consumes the low-alcohol beverage.
An owner of a public or private place is not liable for acts or omissions in violation of this subsection that are committed by a lessee of that place, unless the owner authorizes or acquiesces in the lessee's acts or omissions.
(h) No underage person shall knowingly possess or consume any low-alcohol beverage in any public or private place, unless he or she is accompanied by a parent, spouse who is not an underage person, or legal guardian, or unless the low-alcohol beverage is given by a physician in the regular line of his or her practice or given for established religious purposes.
(i) No parent, spouse who is not an underage person, or legal guardian of an underage person, shall knowingly permit the underage person to violate this section.
(j) No low-alcohol beverage shall be sold to any person under eighteen years of age.
(k) Whoever violates subsection (b) hereof shall be fined not less than twenty-five dollars ($25.00) nor more than one hundred dollars ($100.00). The court imposing a fine for a violation of subsection (b) hereof may order that the fine be paid by the performance of public work at a reasonable hourly rate established by the court. The court shall designate the time within which the public work shall be completed.
(l) Whoever violates subsections (c) through (j) hereof is guilty of a misdemeanor of the fourth degree and shall be subject to the penalty provided in Section 698.02.