Amended in committee, H.B. 710 would create an exception to the beer franchise law for certificate of approval holders and manufacturers of malt beverages that manufacture or distribute not more than 50,000 barrels of malt …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.
Signed into law, House Bill 422 / Senate Bill 306 permit brewery licensees to sell at retail the brands of beer that the brewery owns at premises described in the brewery license for on-premises consumption …More
House Bill 320 seeks to lower the blood alcohol content requirement for driving under the influence from .08 to .05.
Passing both chambers, House Bill 961 seeks to provide that a vendor may accept glassware from a distributor, at no charge, subject to the following conditions: the distributor received the glassware at no direct or …More
Withdrawn from consideration, Senate Bill 822 exempts from the “tied house evil” prohibitions a written agreement between a manufacturer or importer of malt beverages and an alcoholic beverage vendor for brand naming rights, including the …More
Passing the Senate, S.B. 2712 deletes the definition, for tax rate purposes, of draft beer and applies that tax rate of 0.54 cents/wine gallon to all beer. Currently, the non-draft rate is at 0.93 cents/wine …More
Passing the House, H.B. 2656 establishes a small craft beer producer income tax credit.
Senate Bill 2540 seeks to lower the threshold of blood alcohol content from .08 to .05 for the offense of driving under the influence.
Clearing their respective chambers, House Bill 2411 and companion Senate Bill 2711 clarify that a class 14 brewpub licensee or class 18 small craft producer pub licensee may conduct liquor sales at multiple, appropriately licensed …More
Passing their respective chambers, House Bill 2410 and companion Senate Bill 2710 would allow brewpub and small craft producer pub licensees to allow minors, who are accompanied by a parent or legal guardian of legal …More