A.B. 3473 provides a tax credit for bottling, packaging, and labeling expenses of wineries, breweries and distilleries.
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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.
Senate Bill 246 seeks to allow self-distribution of 50,000 barrels for breweries producing less than 100,000 barrels annually (current is 25,000), small brewery (less than 25,000 barrels) termination of a distributor in absence of good …More
Passing the Senate, SB 936 creates a Charitable Collaboration Brewer License authorizing a licensee to sell beer to beer distributers, qualified persons out of the state, serve limited and free samples of the charitable collaboration …More
Amended prior to passing the Senate, S.B. 287 establishes standards for establishment of farm breweries on lands zoned for exclusive farm use or mixed farm and forest use for breweries that annually produce under 150,000 …More
Failing to advance from committee, S.B. 217 sought to allow beer manufacturers to self-distribute beer within a 100-mile radius of the manufacturer if the manufacturer brews 50,000 gallons or less annually.
Passing both legislative chambers, S.B. 132 changes the definition of beer to increase the ABW from 3.2% to 4.8% (4% ABV to 6% ABV).
Passing both chambers of the legislature, 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
House Bill 3610 provides that a brew pub license shall allow the licensee to manufacture up to 155,000 gallons of beer per year through a written agreement with a brewer, class 1 brewer, class 2 …More
Adopted by the House, H.R. 73 congratulates all of the award-winning brewers and all of the brewers across the State of Illinois for bringing national recognition to the quality of their brews and for contributing …More
Among many provisions, H.B. 1518 provides that a holder of a permit for the State Fairgrounds may, if the permit holder is a small brewery, farm winery, or artisan distillery, sell the alcoholic beverages produced …More