Signed into law, Senate Bill 13 specifies that a holder of a manufacturer’s license may dispense free samples at the site identified on the manufacturer’s license and that the manufactured product to be sampled or …More
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Government affairs current issues, news and announcements from the Brewers Association and members of the House and Senate Small Brewers Caucus.
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.
Senate Bill 130 seeks to raise the allowable annual barrelage produced by multiple brewpub locations under common ownership within individual counties to 45,000 barrels from the current 15,000.
Passing the House, House Bill 98 authorizes brew pubs to manufacture alcoholic cider.
Passing initial committee consideration, H.B. 161 would require beverage manufacturer licensees to pay the beer tax on beverages sold at farmers’ markets.
A.B. 4602 and S.B. 3024 remove the requirement that limited brewery licensees provide a tour when selling beer to consumers and permits certain food consumption on premise.
Passing the Senate, Senate Bill 210 authorize the holder of a Class 8 Farm Brewery license to sell or serve any type of food (instead of only specified types of food) if the license holder …More
Passing initial committee consideration, House Bill 51 seeks to amend the liquor control act to create retail reciprocity among craft distillers, small brewers and winegrowers.
H.B. 1283 repeals the authority of a Class 5 brewery to serve free beer samples, although a brewery may continue to sell beer for on-premises consumption under a Class D beer license which entitles the …More
Failing to advance from committee, H.B. 398 sought to raise excise taxes on alcoholic beverages, with the rate for beer increasing from 41 cents/gallon to $3.08/gallon for breweries that produce more than fifteen thousand barrels …More
H.B. 1420 establishes a Class 10 modern brewery license, holders of which may: establish and operate a brewery for brewing, blending, and packaging beer at the location described in the license and import beer from …More