In a letter to the Department of Justice, the House Small Brewers Caucus urged a thorough review of the merger between Anheuser-Busch/InBev and SABMiller due to its potential effect on U.S. small and independent breweries. Co-chaired by Rep. …More
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Senate Bill 251 changes residency requirements for brewer and distributor licenses for residents of the state and authorizes combined licenses for brewers and brewpubs. Additionally, the bill: changes growler requirements and increases the daily number …More
Amended in committee, Senate Bill 283 authorizes a brewer, at the request of a customer, to package and sell at retail, on brewery premises or at the brewer’s off-site retail outlet, refillable containers of the …More
Senate Bill 62 seeks to loosen restrictions on allowing homebrew at beer festivals and provides exemptions from certain penalties.
Senate Bill 1554 authorizes the holder of a brewer or beer manufacturer’s permit to serve samples of the product made at the premises to any person of legal drinking age with or without cost or …More
House Bill 859 seeks to clarify an existing sales and use tax exemption for machinery, tools, equipment and materials used in the commercial production of beer and materials such as labels and boxes for future …More
Passing the House, House Bill 706 allows restaurants to charge a corkage fee for beer and cider (such fees are already allowed for wine) consumed on their premises.
Senate Bill 157 provides an individual income tax subtraction for any income of a taxpayer engaged in the business of farming as defined under federal law attributable to the sale of barley, hops, or wheat …More
Senate Bill 410 would allow tour guides employed by certain licensed breweries may consume up to three four-ounce samples of beer while conducting tours of the premises for the purpose of featuring and educating the …More
S.B. 578 provides that for a limited brewery license, “land zoned agricultural” means land zoned as an agricultural district or classification, but does not include any other zoning classification or designation that permits agricultural uses. …More