S. 1562, the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act, was introduced in the U.S. Senate on June 11 by Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) and companion H.R. 2903 was introduced in the U.S. House of …More
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U.S. Representative Jackie Speier (D CA-14) has introduced H.R. 3412, the USPS Shipping Equity Act, to authorize the U.S. Postal Service to ship beer, wine and spirits through the mail in conformity with existing state …More
Passing out of Senate committee, Assembly Bill 776 seeks to authorize a licensed beer manufacturer to apply to the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) for a brewery event permit that allows the sale of …More
Gaining Senate committee approval, A.B. 973 seeks to harmonize the rules for on-sale and off-sale retailers and allows the dissemination of retail information on new media platforms (e.g. social media) for all types of retailers.
Receiving initial Senate committee approval, A.B. 780 would allow a beer manufacturer to name a licensed retailer on social media platforms.
Passing initial Senate committee consideration, A.B. 893 seeks to repeal existing provisions of the Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Act relating to the process for filing of beer label applications with the ABC by manufacturers of …More
Gaining Assembly committee approval, Senate Bill 327 would consolidate two similar tied-house exceptions (one pertaining to “on-sale” retailers and the other to “off-sale” retailers) within the Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Act, which authorize the dissemination …More
Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-5) toured No-Li Brewhouse in Spokane, Wa. on Friday, July 31. The visit was arranged with the assistance of Jim Koch of Boston Beer Co. The Congresswoman enjoyed a No-Li taster tray and toured No-Li’s …More
August recess is soon upon us. The magical time when much of Washington, D.C. vacates and heads back to their home states and districts for an entire month. Right now is the perfect time for …More
Passing the full Senate, Senate Bill 1860 provides for permits for brewers, manufacturers, and importers to serve small samples of their beer or malt beverages at certain events; includes fees and definition of small sample; …More