Senate Bill 18 seeks to lower the allowable blood alcohol content (BAC) from .08 to .05.
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H.B. 1231 would allow a small brewer to sell the brewery’s beer for carryout at a farmers’ market; package the brewery’s beer in a building separate from the brewery; transfer beer to another brewer; employ …More
While placing certain restrictions on carryout sales of cold alcoholic beverages, House Bill 1354 specifically exempts farm wineries, breweries, artisan distillers from those restrictions.
Final recommendations from a working group spearheaded by the State Alcoholic Beverages Division and appointed by the Governor to review and suggest changes to state liquor laws has been released, simplifying the brewery permitting process …More
Governor Brownback’s proposed budget would double the liquor enforcement tax to 16 percent.
The Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act (S.236/H.R.747) was reintroduced in both chambers of the 115th Congress. Initial sponsors total 12 in the U.S. Senate and 13 in the U.S. House of Representatives. …More
House Bill 133 seeks to permit brewers and distributors to extend credit to retail licensees on the purchase of malt beverages for a period not to exceed 30 days from the date of invoice.
Grassroots activism is one of the most powerful tools for small and independent brewers. During the last legislative session, more than half of the U.S. Congress supported lowering the federal excise tax for craft brewers. …More
At the adjournment of the 114th Congress, S. 1562, the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act,had 52 total sponsors in the U.S. Senate and H.R. 2903 has 289 total sponsors in the U.S. House …More
The culmination of an effort started more than a decade ago by the Brewers Association to reduce financial and paperwork burdens for thousands of small brewers was achieved when changes to excise tax due dates …More