Signed into law, S.B. 5394 authorizes liquor manufacturers, distributors, and their licensed representatives to post and share on their websites and social media accounts, promotional information and images, related to certain events at on-premises liquor …More
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Government affairs current issues, news and announcements from the Brewers Association and members of the House and Senate Small Brewers Caucus.
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.
H.R. 2517, the USPS Shipping Equity Act, would end the prohibition on the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) from shipping alcoholic beverages to consumers.
Signed into law, H.B. 1010, the Brewery Modernization Act of 2019, contains a host of provisions enhancing the retail, production and distribution abilities for several classes of breweries.
House Bill 494 provides that the excise tax on beer is to be levied at the time the beer is allocated by the brewery or brewpub for retail sale rather than at the time …More
Becoming law with the Governor’s signature, House Bill 1080 reduces, from 180 days to 45 days, the number of days that a brewery must wait after notifying a distributor of its intent to terminate or …More
Passing the Senate, Senate Bill 21 seeks to lower the required minimum brewing production of a brewpub-restaurant licensee from 200 barrels per year to 100 barrels per year.
Passed by both chambers of the legislature, 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.
Before the full Senate for a vote, Senate Bill 166 would require the State Water Resources Control Board to convene a study group by December 1, 2021, to advise the Legislature on policies regarding onsite …More
LB 723 seeks to amend the Nebraska Liquor Control Act to decrease excise tax rates for beer, wine, and spirits, with the tax rate for beer going from $0.31 per gallon to $0.25 per gallon.
Passing committee, House Bill 7260 would exempt from certain small employer health insurance plan requirements a Connecticut employer that (1) holds a manufacturer permit for beer from the Department of Consumer Protection and (2) obtains …More