Online Alcohol Class offers the most comprehensive underage consumption instruction available in Wyoming. We offer Level 1 (8 hour), Level 2 (16 hour), and Level 3 (24 hour) web-based Minor in Possession and Minor in Consumption Courses.
Often students and parents call us to ask about the MIP laws in Wyoming. As a courtesy, we've compiled the laws from every U.S. state and listed them below.
Please note that the Wyoming minor in possession laws displayed on this page are meant to help help you to learn about your local Wyoming laws. While we have tried to show the most up-to-date version of Wyoming minor in possession laws, but we cannot guarantee its accuracy. This page is not a substitute for legal advice from a lawyer. It is in your best interest that you find an appropriate attorney for more information about Wyoming minor in possession laws.
Possession is prohibited WITH THE FOLLOWING EXCEPTION(S):
Consumption is not explicitly prohibited.
Internal possession is not explicitly prohibited.
Purchase is prohibited, but youth MAY PURCHASE for law enforcement purposes.
Furnishing is prohibited WITH THE FOLLOWING EXCEPTION(S):
Notes: Wyoming's exception allows members of the minor's "immediate family" to furnish alcohol. APIS interprets the phrase "immediate family" as including a spouse.
Provision(s) targeting minors:
Provision(s) targeting retailers:
BAC limit: 0.02 - a BAC level above the limit is per se (conclusive) evidence of a violation.
Applies to drivers under age 21.
Keg definition: not less than seven (7) gallons
Purchaser information collected:
Warning information to purchaser: passive - no purchaser action required. Deposit: not required. Provisions do not specifically address disposable kegs
Type(s) of violation leading to driver's license suspension, revocation, or denial:
Use/lose penalties apply to minors under age 19
Authority to impose driver's license sanction
Length of suspension/revocation: 90 days
Social host law is specifically limited to underage drinking parties.
Action by underage guest that triggers violation: Possession Consumption
Property type(s) covered by liability law:
Standard for hosts' knowledge or action regarding the party: KNOWLEDGE - host must have actual knowledge of the occurrence
Notes:Wyoming's social host statute only applies to possession or consumption by persons under the age of 18. Wyoming has attached a furnishing exception to its social host statute. See Wyo. Stat. Ann. §6-4-406(b)(i). APIS has not interpreted this provision as providing an exception to the social host prohibition, only to the act of furnishing.