Senate Bill 136 holds that, regardless of whether or not the parties have entered into a written agreement, relationships between a malt beverage supplier and a wholesaler shall be governed by the parties’ agreement, the …More
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H.B.183 provides for the termination of a distributor in the absence of good cause by small brewer suppliers that are 20% or less of the wholesaler’s total sales in the prior calendar year preceding any …More
House Bill 212 addresses the ability of pub breweries to sell malt beverages at wholesale.
Senate Bill 194 seeks to permit a manufacturer with multiple licensed locations to transport the manufacturer’s own product between those locations, as is allowed under federal law.
Amended in the House and sent back to the Senate for concurrence, Senate Bill 85 would allow breweries to sell up to 3,000 barrels of the beer they manufacture to consumers for both on and …More
Senate Bill 1588 provides that a self-distribution exemption granted to a class 1 brewer shall not permit the self-distribution of beer manufactured on the licensed premises bearing the name of another manufacturer of beer not …More
H.B. 2743 authorizes a class 1 brewer, class 2 brewer, or a craft distiller to obtain a special use permit license.
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
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