S. 904, the Craft Bond Simplification Act of 2015, has been introduced in the U.S. Senate. The legislation seeks to completely remove the bond requirement from the class of brewers (and other small alcohol manufacturers) …More
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Failing initial committee consideration, House Bill 625 sought to provide that the self-distribution barrel limit does not include malt beverages sold to consumers at the brewery, authorize contract brewing agreements and further provide for alternating …More
Becoming law with the Governor’s signature, House Bill 1107 further defines cider to specify the definition includes pears.
Signed into law, S.B. 376 allows a person to make beer without a license or permit under certain circumstances and allows homemade beer in certain exhibitions, contests, and competitions.
Signed into law, House Bill 1124 allows licensees permitted to sell beer or wine on tap for on-premises consumption to also serve samples of beer and wine up to a total of four ounces per …More
Passing the Assembly and under Senate consideration, A.B. 780 would allow a beer manufacturer to name a licensed retailer on social media platforms.
Passed by the full Senate, Senate Bill 327 would consolidate two similar tied-house exceptions (one pertaining to “on-sale” retailers and the other to “off-sale” retailers) within the Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Act, which authorize the …More
Signed by the Governor, H.B. 1204 creates a distillery pub license.
Signed into law, House Bill 1217 authorizes a local licensing authority to provide input to the state licensing authority on brewery, distillery and winery applications for approval to operate a sales room (i.e. tap room).
Passing the House, House Bill 3237 allows a manufacturer, distributor, or importing distributor to furnish free social media advertising to a person having a retail license if the social media advertisement does not contain the …More