Senate Bill 16 seeks to create a supplemental dealer’s permit allowing for the sale of alcoholic beverages for carryout on Sunday. Additionally allows the holder of a package liquor store permit, farm winery permit, or …More
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S.B. 562 would allow any manufacturer licensed by the Department of Administrative and Financial Services, Bureau of Alcoholic Beverages and Lottery Operations to give a retail licensee samples of malt liquor and wine. Current law …More
Senate Bill 306 would allow the sampling of beer or wine at farmers’ markets.
A.B. 4824 would allow special occasion events that promote agricultural tourism to be conducted at breweries located on preserved farmland.
Proposed legislation in Montgomery County, Maryland provides for a ballot referendum to decide whether the county could retain its control of wholesale liquor sales while allowing individual restaurants and bars the option of purchasing liquor …More
Signed into law by the Governor, Senate Bills 369 (S-2) and 370 (S-2) would amend the Use Tax Act and the General Sales Tax Act, respectively, to extend the industrial processing exemption under each Act …More
Passing the House, House Bill 1690 seeks to privatize the sale of wine and spirits, creating 1,200 wine and liquor enhanced permits available for purchase by licensed beer distributors for 6 months after enactment. …More
S. 1562, the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act, was introduced in the U.S. Senate on June 11 by Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) and companion H.R. 2903 was introduced in the U.S. House of …More
Brewers Association CEO Bob Pease was invited to testify before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy, and Consumer Rights at a hearing entitled “Ensuring Competition Remains on Tap: The AB InBev/SABMiller Merger and …More
In a letter to Treasury Secretary Lew, the Brewers Association (as part of an industry coalition that includes the National Beer Wholesalers Association) requested clarification from the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) …More