Senate Bill 189 seeks an exception to the beer and wine franchise law for certificate of approval holders and manufacturers of malt beverages that manufacture or distribute not more than 300,000 barrels of malt beverages …More
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House Bill 422 Requires that when a brewery licensee sells at retail the brands of beer that the brewery owns, at least 20 percent of the beer sold for on-premises consumption must be manufactured on …More
H.B. 547 provides that brewery licensees may sell at retail the brands of beer that the brewery owns not only at its own premises but also at a maximum of five additional retail establishments of …More
House Bill 820 requires that before any wine or beer may be delivered to a retail licensee for resale, such wine or beer must first be delivered to the licensed premises of a wine or …More
House Bill 910 would exempt the purchase of a brewery that manufactures less than 5,000 barrels of beer per year from the requirement that the purchaser become obligated to all of the terms and conditions …More
S.B. 306 requires brewery licensees, in order to sell at retail the brands of beer that the brewery owns, to have on premises the equipment necessary to manufacture not less than three barrels of beer …More
Senate Bill 115 increases from four percent to eight percent the maximum tax that any county is authorized to impose on food and beverages sold by a restaurant, commonly referred to as the meals tax. …More
S.B. 756 provides that any brewery licensee may donate beer that it has manufactured and any (i) mixed beverage special events licensee or (ii) banquet licensee that is a charitable nonprofit corporation or association that …More
H.B. 2419 authorizes a qualifying microbrewery to sell growlers of beer to the public at a qualifying farmers market and defines “growler” as a sanitary container brought to an authorized premises by the purchaser, or …More
S.B. 6008 adds wine to the allowable products a microbrewery may sell for both on- and off-premises consumption.