Proposed Bill 742 would require breweries to offer their products for on-premise sale and consumption or for on-premise sale for off-premise consumption, but not both.
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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 197 and House Bill 356 seek to repeal the expiration date of the statutory language giving brewers the ability to lease to retailers portable refrigeration units.
Proposed Bill 6658 seeks to restrict the holder of a manufacturer permit for beer to sales to the holder of a wholesaler permit and to prohibit the holder of a manufacturer permit for beer from …More
House Bill 634 addresses the ability to provide retailers with non-refrigeration dispensing equipment and seeks to increase dollar limits relating to retail displays and advertising. Currently, a distiller, wholesaler, winemaker, or brewer may give or …More
Proposed Bill 6846 seeks to increase the sales limit for breweries for off-premises consumption to nine gallons.
A.B. 3208 seeks to lower the blood alcohol concentration required for driving while intoxicated from .08 to .05, and for aggravated driving while intoxicated from .18 to .12.
Senate Bill 704 seeks to add a statutory provision allowing a “small franchisor” (a beer manufacturer that produces 300,000 barrels or less annually and accounts for 10% or less of a “franchisee’s” (i.e. distributor’s) total …More
Senate Bill 801, the Brewery Modernization Act of 2019, seeks to increase the taproom sales limit to 5,000 barrels for both class 5 and 7 breweries with no required buyback provision and codifies the right …More
Senate Docket 1434 seeks to allow small brewers (defined as under 6 million barrels) to terminate a distributor without cause and with less than the current 120-day notice (the notice provision is tiered based on …More
Tabled in committee, House Bill 185 seeks to allow small brewery licensee on-site taprooms the ability to sell for an additional two hours until 10:00 p.m.