Signed into law, Senate Bill 129 clarifies existing law that permits a person that is licensed to manufacture malt liquor, wine or spirits at a facility in the State to sell the product that person …More
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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.
Passing initial House committee consideration following Senate passage, substitute for S.B. 234 removes the requirement that manufacturers obtain the name, address and other personal demographic information for sales made on the premises.
Signed by the Governor, Senate Bill 659 clarifies the law regarding the scope of small brewery operations, allows transportation of in-house products between commonly owned small breweries and breweries that own small breweries and creates …More
Signed into law, H.B. 2046 limits the issuance of permits for microbrewery-restaurants and small breweries with common ownership of certain other alcoholic beverage permittees.
Signed by the Governor, H.B. 2337, among many provisions, increases the availability of special event licenses.
Stalled in committee, S.B. 253 seeks to allow breweries to open two satellite tasting rooms.
Under Senate consideration, House Bill 5928 establishes a farm brewery manufacturer permit, which allows for, among other things, the manufacture, storage, bottling, and wholesale distribution and sale of beer manufactured at any place or premises …More
Dying in committee, S.B. 1040 sought to create an exception to the alcoholic beverage tied-house evil prohibitions to permit a malt beverage distributor to give or sell malt beverage branded glassware to a vendor licensed …More
Dying after receiving committee approval, S.B. 554 sought to allow breweries under 3,500 barrels annual production and without a franchise agreement with a distributor to sell and deliver kegs to vendors under certain conditions. …More
Failing to advance, H.B. 853 sought to allow a manufacturer or importer of beer or malt beverages to give or sell branded glassware to vendors licensed to sell beer or malt beverages for on-premises consumption.