House Bill 509 would allow the sale of beer under specified circumstances at a farmers market and authorize the Department of Agriculture to promote the use of Ohio-produced agricultural goods grown for inclusion in beer …More
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Government affairs current issues, news and announcements from the Brewers Association and members of the House and Senate Small Brewers Caucus.
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.
The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board has awarded grants totaling $704,985 to 13 projects to increase the production of Pennsylvania-made malt and brewed beverages and enhance the Pennsylvania beer industry through promotion, marketing, and research-based programs …More
S.B. 2251 seeks to reduce the alcoholic beverage manufacturing and wholesale licensing fee from $3,000 to $500.
Stalled in committee, H.B. 7364 would authorize brewpub manufacturer’s licensees to sell at retail to certain holders of wholesale licenses at the licensed place by the manufacturer of the product of his or her licensed …More
Signed into law, House Bill 1070 seeks to revise and repeal a broad range of provisions pertaining to alcoholic beverages.
Signed by the Governor, House Bill 1157 authorizes alcohol manufacturers and wholesalers to enter into sponsorship agreements with certain alcohol retail licensees.
Awaiting gubernatorial action, Senate Bill 173 raises the production cap on microbreweries to 30,000 barrels under which a manufacturer may maintain on-site sales rights. Additionally, a licensed microbrewery may self-distribute 1,500 barrels annually, may hold …More
Amended in committee, House Bill 345 seeks to delay the effective date of the reduction of the blood alcohol concentration limit from .08 to .05 until December 30, 2019.
Amended in committee, H.B. 710 would create an exception to the beer franchise law for certificate of approval holders and manufacturers of malt beverages that manufacture or distribute not more than 50,000 barrels of malt …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.