We are two months into the second session of the 114th Congress, and to date things have been moving slowly. 2016 is an election year and a presidential cycle, which means the legislative calendar is …More
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In a letter to the Department of Justice, the House Small Brewers Caucus urged a thorough review of the merger between Anheuser-Busch/InBev and SABMiller due to its potential effect on U.S. small and independent breweries. Co-chaired by Rep. …More
Senate Bill 1554 authorizes the holder of a brewer or beer manufacturer’s permit to serve samples of the product made at the premises to any person of legal drinking age with or without cost or …More
House Bill 859 seeks to clarify an existing sales and use tax exemption for machinery, tools, equipment and materials used in the commercial production of beer and materials such as labels and boxes for future …More
Passing the House, House Bill 706 allows restaurants to charge a corkage fee for beer and cider (such fees are already allowed for wine) consumed on their premises.
Senate Bill 157 provides an individual income tax subtraction for any income of a taxpayer engaged in the business of farming as defined under federal law attributable to the sale of barley, hops, or wheat …More
Senate Bill 410 would allow tour guides employed by certain licensed breweries may consume up to three four-ounce samples of beer while conducting tours of the premises for the purpose of featuring and educating the …More
S.B. 578 provides that for a limited brewery license, “land zoned agricultural” means land zoned as an agricultural district or classification, but does not include any other zoning classification or designation that permits agricultural uses. …More
House Bill 1768 provides an exemption to the tied-house law to allow domestic breweries and microbreweries to provide branded promotional items of nominal value to nonprofit organizations. The items must be used in a manner …More
House Bill 2342 would allow domestic breweries, microbreweries, and beer certificate-of-approval holders to perform personal services to beer and/or wine specialty shop licensees (e.g. services to inform, educate, or enhance customers’ knowledge or experience of …More