Is it illegal to transport alcohol across state lines?

Asked about 5 years ago - Baltimore, MD

I am going to a party next wknd and i am responsible for getting the alcohol. I am going from Maryland to South Carolina. I am going to have a reasonable amount of alcohol at least 12 bottles. Is it illegal to transport it when it is sealed and packed in a suitcase? Thanks

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  1. Alan James Brinkmeier

    Contributor Level 20

    Answered . No, if the package is sealed and not in plain view, it is a-okay.

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    Good luck to you.

    God bless. I am in Chicago and do not practice in your state.

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