House Bill 2731 would allow individuals with a beneficial interest in the manufacture of alcoholic liquor to hold a drinking establishment or caterer license pursuant to the Kansas Liquor Control Act provided no alcoholic liquor …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.
Passing the House, H.B. 303 would eliminate a provision in current law that requires breweries to close their tap rooms between the hours of 9 PM on Saturday and 2 AM the following Monday.
Before the Governor for action, H.B. 136 proposes numerous changes to retail sales by microbreweries and to distribution and shipping of malt beverages. It would also require microbreweries to report and pay taxes on …More
Passing the House, H.B. 414 would create a new nonprofit special events retail license and allows manufacturers to donate up to 31 gallons of beer and up to two cases of table wine to a …More
House Bill 1369/Senate Bill 867 authorize a Class 7 micro-brewery and a Class 8 farm brewery to produce any amount of beer each year. The bill also (1) increases the maximum amount of beer that …More
A.B. 2573 seeks to remove the current value thresholds applied to beer with respect to the giving of premiums, gifts or free goods by a supplier to a retailer.
S.B.1044/H.B.1176 seek to authorize a Class 5 brewery to sell and sample its own beer without obtaining a Class D or equivalent license from a local licensing board and establish hours of sale for such …More
On March 7-8, the Brewers Association hosted a coalition of U.S. hop farmers, suppliers, and brewers in Washington, D.C. The purpose of the event was to work with our supply chain partners to educate members …More
On March 8, 2018, President Trump signed a proclamation imposing a 25 percent tariff on steel imports and a 10 percent tariff on aluminum imports. Read the Brewers Association’s official statement on those tariffs as …More
Members of Congress and elected officials spent a significant portion of February showing their love for their local small and independent breweries. Governors, senators, and representatives stopped by to visit their favorite breweries to celebrate …More