S.D. 1687 holds that, regardless of whether or not the parties have entered into a written agreement, relationships between a malt beverage supplier and a wholesaler shall be governed by the parties’ agreement, the law …More
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Distributor-backed legislation (H.D. 3525) would allow brewers under 30,000 barrels annual production to terminate distributors without cause.
H.D.1319 provides for the termination of a distributor in the absence of good cause by small brewer suppliers that are 20% or less of the wholesaler’s total sales in the prior calendar year preceding any …More
State Treasurer Deb Goldberg has convened an Alcohol Task Force to examine the legal and regulatory framework governing the alcoholic beverage industry and make recommendations to improve alcohol regulation.
S.D. 138 seeks to triple the excise tax on beer.
Clearing initial committee consideration, House Bill 4678 seeks to lower the tax on cider.
A provision to create a task force of brewers, distributors and political appointees to work out differences on franchise law reform, specifically when and how a brewer can exit a distribution arrangement, was stripped from …More
Legislation to create a task force of brewers, distributors and political appointees to work out differences on franchise law reform, specifically when and how a brewer can exit a distribution arrangement, has cleared the Senate. …More
Advancing from committee, House Bill 282 would expand the retail abilities of pub brewers.
The state Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission handed down a 90-day license suspension to distributor Craft Brewers Guild for violations of state rules against offering inducements to retailers. Craft Brewers Guild opted to pay a …More