Companions Senate Bill 1034 and House Bill 1908 add powdered or crystalline alcohol to the definition of alcoholic beverages and prohibits containers sold in or shipped into the Commonwealth from including powdered or crystalline alcohol.
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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.
A.B. 2305 establishes the New York craft beverage council within the department of economic development to develop a marketing strategy to promote the state’s fine wines, spirits and craft brews.
House Bill 243 defines “growler” to mean a clean, refillable, resealable container that has a liquid capacity that does not exceed one gallon and that is intended and used for the sale of beer, wine …More
Senate Bill 99 seeks to establish a committee to study allowing the sampling of beer or wine at farmer’s markets.
House Bill 141 would repeal the excise tax on malt beverages.
House Bill 140 seeks to raise the excise tax on malt beverages by 4.5 cents per liter.
Companions H.B. 1179 and S.B. 5260 excludes the production of cider from the commodity assessment that applies to vinifera wine grape growers and producers, which funds the advertising of Washington wines through the Washington Wine …More
Senate Bill 98 seeks to increase the barrel tax imposed on non-intoxicating beer by twenty-five percent on each barrel manufactured in the state for sale within the state, whether contained or sold in barrels, bottles …More
Among other provisions, L.B. 330 seeks to grant the Liquor Control Commission clear jurisdiction over alcohol in powder form and defines hard cider as beer instead of wine.
House Bill 336 increases the number of barrels (from 10,000 to 60,000) a brewery may produce to qualify as a small brewery and requires that the production of affiliated companies and beer purchased from other …More