Pasing the Senate, Senate Bill 306 would allow the sampling of beer or wine at farmers’ markets if authorized by the town or city.
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Passing the House, House Bill 1188 seeks to authorize brew pubs to manufacture alcoholic cider.
A.B. 2281, the “Smart Container Act,” would require a 10-cent deposit on all plastic and glass bottles and aluminum cans (other than refillable containers) less than 24 oz. and a 20-cent deposit on such beverage …More
Passing initial subcommittee consideration, HF 2156 would allow brewpubs to engage in growler sales.
Signed by the Governor, Senate Bill 163 would permit liquor license holders with package rights (rights to sell by the bottle for off-premise consumption) to fill and sell growlers of beer.
Amended in the House following Senate passage, S.B. 326 would increase the amount of beer that could be manufactured with a microbrewery license, allowing production of between 100 and 60,000 barrels of domestic beer in …More
Assembly Bill 9456 would allow distillers and brewers to file their taxes electronically.
Senate Bill 343 would allow family members of a licensed distributor or wholesaler of alcoholic beverages that have reached the age of majority and are not an officer, director, employee, or stockholder of such licensed …More
Passing the House, H.B. 2182 strikes the requirement that a beer and wine store be 5,000 square feet in area in order to be eligible for sampling privileges.
Amended in committee, Assembly Bill 2076 would require the Department of Water Resources, in consultation with the California brewing industry, to develop water and energy use efficiency certification guidelines for the production of beer