Signed into law, Assembly Bill 2609 adds a new provision to the Alcoholic Beverage Control Act that allows nonprofit organizations established for the purpose of promoting home brewing to serve beer at fundraising events subject …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.
Amended in the Senate and returned to the Assembly for concurrence, A.B. 2010 adds beer that a brewer considers to have “product quality” issues to the list of conditions under which beer may be returned …More
Victory Brewing Company’s Bill Covaleski and Ron Barchet recently hosted two Congressmen at their new 160,000 square foot Parkesburg, Pa facility—small brewery champion Representative Jim Gerlach (R-PA 6th District) and the newest member of the House Small Brewers Caucus, Representative Pat …More
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed AB 2203 sponsored by California Craft Brewers Association, that will make it illegal for any person to obliterate, mutilate or mark out the manufacturers name on a metal keg without …More
A new permit is now available to District breweries that will allow customers to purchase and drink the brewery’s beer while visiting the facility.
Signed into law by the Governor, S.B. 3042 removes the requirement that a class 14 brewpub licensee manufacture not more than thirty thousand barrels of malt beverages and creates a new license (class 18) for …More
Signed by the Governor, House Bill 7133 (the annual budget legislation) contains provisions reducing the excise tax imposed on all beverages manufactured, rectified, blended or reduced for sale in the state from $3.30 to $3.00 …More
Signed into law, A.B. 1928 has been returned to the Assembly for action. The bill seeks to prohibit a beer manufacturer or a beer and wine wholesaler from offering, funding, producing, sponsoring, promoting, furnishing, or …More
Signed into law, House Bill 299 allows for the sale and consumption of beer, wine and liquor at movie theaters, including consumption within the theater during a movie showing.
Signed by the Governor, House Bill 1304 specifies that beer brewed for personal or family use to be distributed at an organized event with a general admission fee at which the beer is available without …More