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Tied-House Exception Bill Held

Held for further study in the Assembly following Senate passage, S.B. 1426 seeks to establish a new tied-house exception that authorizes, until January 1, 2022, a person who does not hold an ownership interest in …More

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CA Homebrew Law Moving in Senate

Amended in Senate committee after passing the Assembly, A.B. 2172 would permit the removal and use of home brewed beer in connection with a club meeting held on the premises of an authorized licensee. The …More

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California Looks to Relax Homebrew Law

Passing the Assembly, A.B. 2172 would permit the removal and use of home brewed beer in connection with a club meeting held on the premises of an authorized licensee. The bill would also permit club …More

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California Looks to Relax Homebrew Law

A.B. 2172 would permit the removal and use of home brewed beer in connection with a club meeting held on the premises of an authorized licensee. The bill would also permit club members to exchange …More

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California Water Recycling Standards Amended

Amended in committee, Assembly Bill 2076 would require the Department of Water Resources, in consultation with the California brewing industry, to develop water and energy use efficiency certification guidelines for the production of beer

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Sunday Delivery Dies in California

Dying in committee, A.B. 569 sought to allow beer wholesalers and certain beer manufacturers to deliver beer, as specified, to daily on-sale general licensees between the hours of 6 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Sunday.

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Ballot Initiative to Lower Drinking Age Filed

The California Secretary of State’s office announced that a proposed ballot initiative to lower the minimum legal drinking age in California from 21 to 18 has been cleared for the collection of petition signatures. In …More

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