Passing the Senate, S.B.1239 requires low-point beer and alcohol excise taxes to be paid electronically.
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In an effort to close a significant budget shortfall, the Governor and legislature worked together to pass multiple tax increases, including on alcohol. The barrel rate for beer increased from the current $10.00 to $12.50.
Gaining approval from the House Rules Committee, Senate Joint Resolution 68, among other provisions, would prohibit any common ownership between the manufacturing, wholesaling and retailing tiers. The bill stipulates that a brewery may, following adoption …More
Becoming law without the Governor’s signature, Senate Bill 562 authorizes any person licensed as a manufacturer of malt liquor or wine to give a retail licensee samples of malt liquor and wine.
Withdrawn after failing to gain committee approval, House Bill 1239 sought to increase the annual amount of beer that a Class 5 brewery licensee may sell for on-premises consumption from 500 barrels to 1,500 barrels.
Passing the House and under Senate consideration, H.B. 733 authorizes the holder of multiple manufacturer’s licenses at the same location to allow the sampling, sales, and consumption of products produced under the licenses at each …More
Advancing from committee, House Bill 282 would expand the retail abilities of pub brewers.
Passing the House, H.B. 5257 would allow a wholesaler, outstate seller of beer, outstate seller of wine, outstate seller of mixed spirit drink, vendor of spirits, broker, or retailer to use unpaid social media to …More
Passing both legislative chambers, Senate Bill 667 would, among other provisions, allow a manufacturer, outstate seller, or vendor of spirits to provide brand logoed merchandise to an on- or off-premises retailer to promote the brand …More
Dying in committee, Senate Bill 2820 sought to clarify that the beer excise tax must be applied to beer provided on the premises of a brewery for the purpose of tasting or sampling and that …More