[329-62] Proper identification. (a) Any manufacturer, wholesaler, retailer, or other person who receives from a source outside of the State any substance specified in section 329-61 prior to selling, transferring, or otherwise furnishing any substance specified in section 329-61 to a person in this State, shall require proper identification from the purchaser.

(b) For the purposes of this section, "proper identification" means a motor vehicle operator's license or other official state-issued identification of the purchaser which contains a photograph of the purchaser; the residential or mailing address of the purchaser other than a post office box number, or the tax map key number if no other address is available; the motor vehicle license number of any motor vehicle owned or operated by the purchaser; a letter of authorization from the business for which any substance specified in section 329-61 is being furnished, which includes the general excise license number and address of the business; a full description of how the substance is to be used; and the signature of the purchaser. The person selling, transferring, or otherwise furnishing any substance specified in section 329-61 shall sign as a witness to the signature and identification of the purchaser.

(c) Any manufacturer, wholesaler, retailer or other person who does not obtain the proper identification as required by this section shall be fined not more than $5,000, or imprisoned not more than thirty days, or both. [L 1990, c 200, pt of 1]

 

 

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