The Law

State of Oklahoma

Sales to Intoxicated Persons

Any person who shall knowingly sell, furnish or give alcoholic beverage to an insane, mentally deficient, or intoxicated person shall be guilty of a felony, and shall be fined not be less than Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00) nor more than One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00), or imprisoned in the State Penitentiary for not more than one (1) year, or both such fine and imprisonment

 

Permitting Intoxicated Persons to Loiter

Any person operating a cafe, restaurant, club or any place of recreation who permits any person to be drunk or intoxicated in said place of business shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall be fined not more than One Hundred Dollars ($100.00), or imprisoned for not more than thirty (30) days or by both such fine and imprisonment.

Starting October 1, 2018

No person shall sell, deliver or knowingly furnish alcoholic beverages to an intoxicated person or to any person who has been adjudged insane or mentally deficient; consume spirits in public except on the premises of a licensee of the ABLE Commission who is authorized to sell or serve spirits by the individual drink, or be intoxicated in a public place.  This provision shall be cumulative and in addition to existing law.  Any person who is convicted of a violation shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor for the first offense and be punished by a fine of not more than Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00).  Any person who, within ten (10) years after previous convictions of a violation shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be punished by a fine of not more than One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00).  Any person who, within ten (10) years after two or more previous convictions of a violation shall be guilty of a felony and shall be punished by a fine of not more than Two Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($2,500.00), or by imprisonment in the custody of the Department of Corrections for not more than five (5) years, or by both such fine and imprisonment.