Under Assembly consideration following Senate passage, S.B. 4399 relates to permits for brewers, manufacturers, and importers to serve small samples of their beer or malt beverages at certain events, and to sell such beverages for …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.
Senate Bill 5853 would expand the privileges of farm breweries, cideries, wineries and distilleries to allow for the sales of “farm brewed” alcoholic beverages for off-premises consumption.
A.B. 6945 amends the tax law to provide wine, beer, cider, and liquor tastings by a licensed producer are exempt from the sales and compensating use tax.
Signed by the Governor, House Bill 2160 would allow brewery-public house licensees to sell their products for consumption or retail sales at two locations, rather than the one that is currently allowed by law.
House Bill 5380 would exempt from the sales and use tax the sale of beer and malt beverages at retail.
H.B. 6173 seeks to exempt from sales and use taxes specialized packaging equipment such as kegs for alcoholic beverages.
The Massachusetts Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission has charged ABI-owned distributor August A. Busch & Co. of Massachusetts of trade practice violations concerning the provision of coolers and draft systems to retailers in 2014 and 2015.
House Bill 4547 would amend the Michigan Vehicle Code to eliminate the sunset provision and maintain 0.08 BAC as the per se BAC level for drunk driving. On October 1, 2018, the 0.08 BAC …More
Senate Bill 357 would amend the Michigan Liquor Control Code to allow a wholesaler or manufacturer to refund to a retailer the amount the retailer paid for beer or wine, as applicable, or allow a …More
House Bill 2696 would allow brewer license holders to also have an ownership interest in a business with an on-sale license.