State Treasurer Deb Goldberg has convened an Alcohol Task Force to examine the legal and regulatory framework governing the alcoholic beverage industry and make recommendations to improve alcohol regulation.
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S.D. 138 seeks to triple the excise tax on beer.
Approved by the Governor, S.B. 973 amends the Michigan Liquor Control Code to expand the kinds of businesses that are legally allowed to fill beer growlers. Specifically, it would allow a person holding both a …More
Signed into law, a substitute bill for Senate Bill 1088 addresses issues relating to retailers using third party services via internet or mobile application to facilitate the sale and delivery of beer and wine to …More
Passing the House, House Bill 1322 would authorize small craft breweries (annual production up to 60,000 barrels) to sell beer they produce on the premises of the brewery for both on and off premises consumption, …More
Final recommendations from a working group spearheaded by the State Alcoholic Beverages Division and appointed by the Governor to review and suggest changes to state liquor laws has been released, simplifying the brewery permitting process …More
Governor Brownback’s proposed budget would double the liquor enforcement tax to 16 percent.
The Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act (S.236/H.R.747) was reintroduced in both chambers of the 115th Congress. Initial sponsors total 12 in the U.S. Senate and 13 in the U.S. House of Representatives. …More
House Bill 133 seeks to permit brewers and distributors to extend credit to retail licensees on the purchase of malt beverages for a period not to exceed 30 days from the date of invoice.
The Alcoholic Beverage Labeling Act of 1988 (ABLA) requires a government health warning statement to appear on all containers of alcoholic beverages sold or distributed in the United States. ABLA provides that any person who …More