Receiving favorable consideration in the House, H.B. 383 would allow brewery permittees that sell fewer than 100,000 barrels of malt beverages produced by the brewery each year to self-distribute up to 50,000 barrels of malt …More
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On December 20, 2017, Congress passed H.R. 1, the Tax Cut and Jobs Act. Learn more about how this bill could affect your brewery.
Signed into law by the Governor, S.B. 2343 addresses retail sales and beer transfers for microbrew pub and brewer taproom license holders.
Passing House committee with amendments, S.B. 936 creates a Charitable Collaboration Brewer License. The license authorizes a licensee to sell beer to beer distributers, qualified persons out of the state, serve limited and free samples …More
Signed by the Governor, S.B. 132 changes the definition of beer to increase the ABW from 3.2% to 4.0% (4% ABV to 5% ABV) and increases the barrel tax .30 cents to $13.10/barrel.
Signed into law by the Governor, Senate Bill 529, among a variety of provisions, removes the two-growler limit per patron per day for licensees who sell growlers for off premises consumption; increases allowable growler size …More
Advancing in the House following Senate passage, Senate Bill 197 would extend the expiration of the statutory language giving brewers the ability to lease to retailers portable refrigeration units to January 1, 2026.
Passing he House, House Bill 356 repeals the expiration date of the statutory language giving brewers the ability to lease to retailers portable refrigeration units.
Passed by committee, House Bill 634 addresses the ability to provide retailers with non-refrigeration dispensing equipment and seeks to increase dollar limits relating to retail displays and advertising. Currently, a distiller, wholesaler, winemaker, or brewer …More
Passing the House, H.B. 2577 would exclude manufacturers and importing distributors that in the preceding year had less than $50,000 of tax liability from a requirement that they file a specified bond with the Department …More
Receiving favorable Senate consideration, House Bill 597 seeks to allow nano brewery licensees to distribute samples at a wine manufacturer’s facility and wine manufacturer licensees to distribute samples at a nano brewery.