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
Failing to advance from committee, House Bill 431 sought to allow the holder of a brewery or small brewery license to manufacture hard cider.
Failing to advance from committee, H.B. 744 sought to remove the requirement that the bottles breweries or small breweries use to sell malt liquor for off-premises consumption from their licensed on-premises establishment, typically half-gallon containers, …More
Following an investigation into possible trade practice violations, The Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission (ABCC) has issued a notice alleging that a distributor, Craft Beer Guild LLC, has violated state rules against offering inducements to retailers …More
Passed by the full House, H.B. 121 requires a brew-on-premises facility to obtain a license from the Division of Alcohol and Tobacco control.
Failing to advance in committee, Senate Bill 139 sought to remove the limitation on the number of barrels of malt beverages that a brewpub may manufacture (currently 15,000) during a calendar year.