227.780 Administrative regulations -- Department of Revenue inspections --
Examinations by Attorney General and state fire marshal.
(1) The state fire marshal may promulgate administrative regulations if necessary to
carry out the purposes of KRS 227.770 to 227.784 in accordance with the
provisions of KRS Chapter 13A.
(2) The Department of Revenue, in the regular course of conducting inspections of
wholesale dealers and retailers as authorized under the provisions of KRS 138.130
to 138.205, may inspect cigarettes to determine if the cigarettes are marked as
required by KRS 227.776. If the cigarettes are not marked as required, the
Department of Revenue shall notify the state fire marshal.
(a) To enforce provisions of KRS 227.770 to 227.784, the Attorney General and
the state fire marshal are authorized to examine the books, papers, invoices,
and other records of any person in possession, control, or occupancy of any
premises where cigarettes are placed, stored, sold, or offered for sale, as well
as the stock of cigarettes on the premises.
(b) Every person in the possession, control, or occupancy of any premises where
cigarettes are placed, sold, or offered for sale is directed and required to give
the Attorney General and the state fire marshal the means, facilities, and
opportunity for the examinations authorized by this section.
Effective: April 1, 2008
History: Created 2007 Ky. Acts ch. 70, sec. 6, effective April 1, 2008.