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Legislative action that proposed this amendment: HJR14 1917 Regular Session

Disposition: This amendment took effect following voter ratification. You may read the resulting 1919 Utah Constitution here.

Enacts article 22, section 3


The manufacture, sale, keeping or storing for sale, or offering or exposing for sale, or importing, carrying, transporting, advertising, distributing, giving away; exchanging, dispensing, or serving of fermented, malt, vinous or spirituous liquors, alcohol, wine, porter, ale, beer, absinthe or any other intoxicating drink, mixture or preparation of like nature; and all malt or brewed drinks; fruits preserved in alcohol liquors of any kind; and all beverages containing in excess of one-half of one per centum of alcohol by volume; and all mixtures, compounds or preparations, whether liquid or not, which are intended when mixed with water, or otherwise, to produce by fermentation or otherwise an intoxicating liquor, are hereby forever prohibited in the State, except alcohol for scientific and manufacturing purposes, and wine used for sacramental processes.