Signed into law, House Bill 1272 increases the production limit of a microbrewery from 20,000 to 45,000 barrels, allows the transportation of beer between no more than three commonly owned facilities and allows the operation …More
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The Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) has reached a $400,000 settlement with Anheuser-Busch, LLC wholesalers and a $10,000 settlement with Straub Distributing Company LTD for their engagement in unfair marketing practices aimed at retail …More
The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) has reached a $30,000 settlement with Heineken, USA, Incorporated for an illegal marketing scheme aimed at consumers.
The Tax and Trade Bureau has provided further guidance on terminating a bond under the provisions of the PATH Act. As a reminder, brewers who reasonably expect to be liable for not more than $50,000 …More
Dying in committee, Senate Bill 1357 sought to increase the amount allowed to be spent on the purchase of alcoholic beverages used in a tasting conducted by manufacturers, wine and beer wholesalers, and authorized representatives …More
Failing to pass committee, Senate Bill 1358 sought to provide that point of sale advertising materials provided by a manufacturer or its authorized vendor or a wholesale wine and beer licensee to a retail licensee …More
Reported from House committee after passing the Senate, Senate Bill 1469 provides for a single original metal can in the list of allowable disposable containers that a beer licensee, a wine and beer licensee, and …More
House Bill 1701 seeks to lower the allowable blood alcohol content (BAC) from .08 to .05.
Two bills, House Bill 155 and House Bill 166, which sought to significantly raise the excise taxes on alcohol beverages have failed to advance.
Senate Bill 1827 would require the commissioner of taxation and finance to allow distillers and brewers to file their taxes electronically.