A.B. 4570 provides a tax credit for bottling, packaging, and labeling expenses of wineries, breweries and distilleries.
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House Bill 1391 and Senate Bill 801would allow Baltimore County to issue an on-site consumption permit to a holder of a Class 5 brewery license (e.g. Diageo) that authorizes the holder to sell, for on-premises …More
S.B. 1172 increases the amount of beer brewed by the license holder that a Class 5 brewery may sell for on-premises consumption each year from 500 barrels to 5,000 barrels. Additionally, a Class 5 brewery …More
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.
Signed by the Mayor, Bill 849, the Omnibus Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Amendment Act of 2016, among many provisions seeks to allow brew pubs with two or more facility permits to transport beer, wine or spirits …More
Passing initial committee consideration, S.B. 554 would allow breweries under 3,500 barrels annual production and without a franchise agreement with a distributor to sell and deliver kegs to vendors under certain conditions.
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.
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.