Passing both legislative chambers in amended form, House Bill 3610 makes changes to provisions authorizing a manufacturer, distributor, or importing distributor to sell coil cleaning services and dispensing accessories. It further provides that a …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.
The Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act of 2019 (S. 362; H.R. 1175) has been introduced in Congress. The legislation makes permanent the tax and other provisions passed as part of the Tax …More
Senate Bill 593 seeks to change the definition of “small brewery” by increasing the amount of malt liquor a small brewery may brew, and subsequently self-distribute, from 50,000 gallons to 30,000 barrels per year. …More
The U.S. Department of Commerce announced that preliminary determinations in the antidumping duty investigations of imports of refillable stainless steel kegs from China, Germany, and Mexico have been made, finding that exporters from China, Germany, …More
Signed into law, Senate Bill 197 would extend the expiration of the statutory language giving brewers the ability to lease to retailers portable refrigeration units to January 1, 2026.
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued a legal opinion to address questions raised by several hemp-related provisions of the Agricultural Act of 2018, better known as the 2018 Farm Bill. The USDA …More
Dying in committee, H.B. 185 sought to extend the hours for small breweries to serve beer at a sample room to between 10:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m.
Signed by the Governor, Senate Bill 404 would permit a small manufacturer of beer to have a financial interest in a brewpub under certain conditions.
A proposal to create the Alcohol Advisory Council, charged with studying and reporting on all aspects of alcohol in the state, failed to advance from committee.
House Bill 542 seeks to allow a licensed manufacturer of alcoholic beverages to dispense and sell at its on-site tasting room, alcoholic beverages that are manufactured in this state but not by the manufacturer, so …More