Signed by the Governor, House Bill 7133 (the annual budget legislation) contains provisions reducing the excise tax imposed on all beverages manufactured, rectified, blended or reduced for sale in the state from $3.30 to $3.00 …More
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Signed into law, A.B. 1928 has been returned to the Assembly for action. The bill seeks to prohibit a beer manufacturer or a beer and wine wholesaler from offering, funding, producing, sponsoring, promoting, furnishing, or …More
Signed into law, House Bill 299 allows for the sale and consumption of beer, wine and liquor at movie theaters, including consumption within the theater during a movie showing.
Signed by the Governor, House Bill 1304 specifies that beer brewed for personal or family use to be distributed at an organized event with a general admission fee at which the beer is available without …More
Small brewer excise tax recalibration legislation, The Small Brewer Reinvestment and Expanding Workforce Act (Small BREW Act) continues to gain support in both chambers of the 113th U.S. Congress. H.R. 494 was introduced on February …More
Signed into law, Senate Bill 310 establishes a tenant brewer license authorizing the holder to enter into a partnership with a beverage manufacture to produce or package beer or specialty beer.
Becoming law with the Governor’s signature, House Bill 1415 establishes a commission to review and consider alcoholic beverage manufacturing processes and retail sales at manufacturing facilities.
Governor Cuomo has announced the formation of New York Craft Brewer Workgroup to deliver recommendations on furthering the growth of the state’s craft beer industry.
The New York Liquor Authority has released guidance providing ingredient standards for New York State labelled beer and beer produced by farm breweries. Accompanying advisories address distilleries and cideries.
The Federal Trade Commission has approved a modified final order with Phusion Projects, LLC regarding the malt beverage Four Loko. The original 2013 order required Phusion Projects to file applications with the Alcohol and Tobacco …More