House Bill 1076 provides that the alcohol and tobacco commission may not require a microbrewery that sells beer by the glass to furnish food.
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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.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced final guidance regarding the labeling of beers made without malted barley or without hops, which fall under FDA jurisdiction.
Brewers Association (BA) staff traveled to Washington, D.C. last week to engage lawmakers, Congressional staff and regulators on a variety of issues and in a number of venues. Anchored on the annual Taste of the …More
Small brewer excise tax recalibration legislation, The Small Brewer Reinvestment and Expanding Workforce Act (Small BREW Act) registered significant bipartisan support in both chambers of the 113th U.S. Congress. H.R. 494 was introduced on February …More
Draft legislation has been requested that seeks to revise franchise laws related to beer and wine distributors.
In the aftermath of a Franklin County circuit court ruling that the Kentucky Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) must issue Anheuser-Busch Inbev (ABI) a distributor’s license for the Budweiser of Owensboro distributorship, the Director …More
House Bill 668 would allow certain permit holders, including manufacturers of beer, to sell and ship beer and wine on behalf of a different class of permit holder to consumers residing in the state.
In the wake of Anheuser-Busch InBev’s (ABI) purchase of Bend, Oregon’s 10 Barrel Brewing Co. which operates a brewpub in the state of Idaho, the Idaho Beer & Wine Distributors Association has petitioned the state …More
The Institute for Justice has filed suit in a Texas District Court on behalf of three small brewers claiming that it is unconstitutional for the state to force them to give distributors their territorial distribution …More
Receiving favorable floor consideration in the House, House Bill 594 seeks to prohibit the sale or offering for sale for human consumption of powdered or crystalline alcohol.