Dying in committee, House Bill 903 sought to provide for limited exemptions to the current regulations regarding distribution agreements between beer distributors and manufacturers, as follows: 1) exempts small breweries (i.e. total production volume does …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.
Under committee consideration in the Senate, H.B. 363 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
House Bill 738 allows a small brewer (defined as a brewer whose sales of products to such brewer’s wholesaler do not exceed 15 percent of the wholesaler’s total sales in the prior calendar year) to …More
Passing the House 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
On the Governor’s desk, Senate Bill 772 seek to repeal the requirement that there be attached a clear and legible notice, placard, or marker upon the faucet, spigot, or outlet wherefrom the draught beer is …More
Signed by the Governor, S.B. 728 authorizes the holder of a mixed beverage license which is also a restaurant or an on-premises beer and wine license to directly purchase wine and beer from a winemaker …More
Passing the Senate, S.B. 996 provides that a brewer may cancel an agreement with a wholesaler without notice, unless otherwise provided by agreement, if there has been a revocation or suspension of a license or …More
Gaining committee approval in the Senate, H.B. 1643 provides that it is unlawful for licensees who sell alcoholic beverages to retailers to discriminate in price between retailers, grant discounts or rebates or other inducements.
Clearing an initial Senate committee, 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 …More
Signed into law, Senate Bill 819 allows for the consumption of drinks served at a brewery outside of the serving area (defined as the area of the bar where drinks are sold, prepared and served …More