Passing committee, Assembly Bill 2196 seeks to revise certain licensee filing requirements for alcoholic beverage price lists and remove the requirement that limited brewery and distillery licensees provide a tour when selling certain alcoholic beverages …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.
Among various provisions, Senate Bill 169 seeks to raise the annual barrelage cap on microbreweries to 30,000 barrels. Additionally, a licensed microbrewery: may sell on the licensed premises alcoholic beverages produced by the licensee for …More
A.B. 2230 makes brewery tours optional for limited breweries, while still allowing on-site sales. The bill additionally allows a licensee to offer, or offer for sale, snack food.
Senate Bill 173 raises the production cap from 5,000 to 12,000 barrels under which a manufacturer may maintain on-site sales rights and allows up to three other retail locations. Self-distribution, however, would remain illegal.
Assembly Bill 2271 allows special occasion events that promote agricultural tourism to be conducted at breweries located on preserved farmland under certain circumstances.
S.B. 101 seeks to prohibit discriminatory malt beverage pricing between suppliers and wholesalers.
A.B. 2505 would require entertainment facilities to provide calorie information for food and beverage items offered for sale, subject to the same requirements that currently apply to chain restaurants. The bill would define “entertainment facility” …More
S.B. 1594 and companion H.B. 2597 seek to increase the number of barrels a manufacturer that operates as a retailer may sell from not more than 25,000 to not more than 40,000 annually.
House Bill 258 prohibits the use of scanbacks and instant malt liquor coupons.
A.B. 6404 would expand the number of barrels that a restaurant brewer (brew-pub) may produce to sell at retail or wholesale from 250 to 2,000 barrels.