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A. Authority To Require Identification: The licensee, officer, representative, agent or employee of such licensee, at the time of any sale, gift or delivery of alcoholic liquor, shall require positive identification and proof of age of the recipient by means of a card or other document issued by a Federal, State, County or Municipal government or subdivision or agency thereof, including, but not limited to, a motor vehicle operator's license, a registration certificate issued under the Federal Selective Service Act, or an identification card issued to a member of the armed forces. Such document shall contain the name, signature, date of birth and a readily recognizable photograph of the face of the person to whom the same is issued.
B. False Identification; Purchase Without Identification Prohibited: No person shall misrepresent his or her age by any means for the purpose of purchasing or obtaining alcoholic liquor. Any person to whom the sale, gift or delivery of alcoholic liquor is prohibited because of age shall not purchase or accept a gift of such alcoholic liquor in his or her possession. No person described in the provisions of this section shall purchase or accept a gift of alcoholic liquor without at that time possessing and exhibiting positive identification and proof of age as defined in this section.
C. Possession Or Consumption Of Liquor:
1. Prohibited Generally: It shall be unlawful for any person under the age of twenty one (21) to possess or consume alcoholic liquor anywhere in the Village.
2. Exemptions: The possession or consumption by a person under twenty one (21) years of age of alcoholic liquor in the performance of a religious service or ceremony, or the consumption of alcoholic liquor by a person under twenty one (21) years of age under the direct supervision and approval of the parents or parent or those persons standing in loco parentis of such person under twenty one (21) years of age in the privacy of a home, is not prohibited by this section.
3. Violations: Whenever a police officer is authorized to arrest a person without a warrant because of a violation of subsection C1 of this section, the police officer may, in lieu of filing a complaint in the Circuit Court in the first instance, issue such alleged violator a citation which shall advise said person he has violated the specific section of the liquor control ordinance. The person to whom the citation has been issued may settle the violation claimed by paying a fine of one hundred dollars ($100.00) within a period of not more than ten (10) days from the date of said alleged offense. If the person shall fail to settle and pay the fine within the ten (10) day time period, then the police officer is authorized to cause the citation to be served upon the alleged violator, and is authorized to file the same as a complaint in the Circuit Court of Cook County and to prosecute the same. If such complaint is prosecuted by the Circuit Court, payment of any fines and costs or other punishment shall be determined and established by the Circuit Court, but such a fine, if assessed, shall not exceed the sum of seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00) for this violation. (Ord. 99-2077, 2-22-1999)