House Bill 348 defines and prohibits the consumption, purchase, possession, or sale of powdered alcohol.
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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.
H.B. 167 would repeal the Deposit Beverage Container Program.
Senate Bill 3 seeks to prohibit manufacturers and out-of-state shippers from requiring wholesalers to pay for alcoholic liquor upon delivery and to give wholesalers in good standing a reasonable amount of time to pay for …More
House Bill 5770 seeks to require breweries and wineries that are open to the public and have alcoholic liquor available for purchase to also offer nonalcoholic drinks for purchase.
H.B. 6453 would allow cider manufacturers to conduct on-site tastings.
House Bill 6541 establishes a craft alcoholic liquor distiller permit.
S.B. 1113 would authorize microbrewery beer festival licenses that allow sampling and sales for both on and off premise consumption.
Senate Bill 1030 seeks to allow microbrewery licensees to keep certain retail privileges currently revoked if they exceed the 40,000 barrel annual limit for the license. Such licensees that exceed the 40,000 barrel cap …More
U.S. Senator Ben Cardin was in attendance for the unveiling and grand opening of Heavy Seas Beer’s recently expanded brewery. The Senator is an advocate for small brewers in Maryland and across the country and …More
Small brewer excise tax recalibration legislation, the Small Brewer Reinvestment and Expanding Workforce Act (Small BREW Act), has been introduced in the 114th U.S. Congress which convened on January 6, 2015. On January 8 H.R. …More