Signed into law, Senate Bill 197 would extend the expiration of the statutory language giving brewers the ability to lease to retailers portable refrigeration units to January 1, 2026.
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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.
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued a legal opinion to address questions raised by several hemp-related provisions of the Agricultural Act of 2018, better known as the 2018 Farm Bill. The USDA …More
Dying in committee, H.B. 185 sought to extend the hours for small breweries to serve beer at a sample room to between 10:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m.
Signed by the Governor, Senate Bill 404 would permit a small manufacturer of beer to have a financial interest in a brewpub under certain conditions.
A proposal to create the Alcohol Advisory Council, charged with studying and reporting on all aspects of alcohol in the state, failed to advance from committee.
House Bill 542 seeks to allow a licensed manufacturer of alcoholic beverages to dispense and sell at its on-site tasting room, alcoholic beverages that are manufactured in this state but not by the manufacturer, so …More
Signed into law, Senate Bill 404 provides that the excise tax on beer is to be levied at the time the beer is allocated by the brewery or brewpub for retail sale rather than …More
Before the Governor for action, Senate Bill 276 authorizes wineries, distilleries, and breweries that conduct tastings and samplings and that are located within an entertainment district to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption within the entertainment …More
Signed into law, Act 681, allows for the operation of microbrewery-restaurants in dry counties.
House Bill 738 allows a small brewer (defined as a brewer whose sales of products to such brewer’s wholesaler do not exceed 15 percent of the wholesaler’s total sales in the prior calendar year) to …More