Among many provisions affecting sales, sampling, and homebrewing House Bill 500 seeks to raise the barrelage cap to 200,000 (from 25,000) to retain self-distribution rights and that brewers under the 200,000 barrel cap can terminate …More
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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.
Amended in committee, H.B. 853 would allow a manufacturer or importer of beer or malt beverages to give or sell branded glassware to vendors licensed to sell beer or malt beverages for on-premises consumption.
The House and Senate have agreed on the amended version of Senate Bill 85 which would allow breweries to sell up to 3,000 barrels of the beer they manufacture to consumers for both on and …More
Passing initial committee consideration, 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 29 in the U.S. Senate and 117 in the U.S. House of Representatives. …More
Amended in committee, House Bill 3662 authorizes a Class 1 brewer to manufacture cider and mead.
Passing the Senate, 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.
Passing the House and amended in Senate committee, House Bill 1496 seeks to allow a small brewer to manufacture and sell hard cider to the same extent as beer.
Signed into law by the Governor, 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 barrels …More
Receiving favorable Senate committee action following House passage, House File 607 contains the final recommendations from a working group spearheaded by the State Alcoholic Beverages Division and appointed by the Governor to review and suggest …More