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 23 in the U.S. Senate and 91 in the U.S. House of Representatives. …More
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House Bill 3662 authorizes a Class 1 brewer to manufacture cider and mead.
The Tax and Trade Bureau’s 2016 Annual Report includes a section titled Promoting Fair Competition in the U.S. Marketplace (page 18), recapping the agency’s activities investigating the legality of common promotional activities associated with category …More
House File 521 contains the 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. Among various …More
In a recently released report on the necessity of ingredient and nutritional labeling for alcohol beverages, the European Commission states “The list of ingredients and the nutrition declaration are key information particulars that help consumers …More
H.B. 2141 would allow the issuance of a drinking establishment or caterer license to a person that also has a beneficial interest in an alcohol manufacturer’s license. The bill would require that any alcoholic liquor …More
Committee-passed 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.
The Senate failed to pass legislation that included Governor Brownback’s proposed budget item seeking to double the liquor enforcement tax to 16 percent.
House Bill 134 would allow grocery stores licensed to sell wine and beer for off-premises consumption to hold wine and beer tastings.
Passing the Senate and under House consideration, S.B. 417 modifies the provisions of an existing tax rebate for beer and malt manufacturers. Under existing law, an entity must prove that it produced less than 25,000 …More