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At Rest Provision Stripped from NE Bill

L.B. 632 was amended in the House to remove the “at-rest” provision that requires beer to be brought to a distributor’s warehouse prior to final distribution to a retailer.

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Production Cap Increased in Montana

Signed by the Governor, H.B. 541 changes the definition of “small brewery” to allow annual production up to 60,000 barrels (from the current 10,000) and would include the production of all affiliated companies and beer …More

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Nevada Tax Increase Considered

Passing initial committee consideration, Senate Bill 181 seeks to raise the tax on malt beverages from 16 cents to 24 cents per gallon.

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NY Bill Looks to Increase On-Site Sales

Companions Assembly Bill 6404 and Senate Bill 5173 seek to increase to 2,000 the number of barrels that a restaurant brewer (brew-pub) may produce to sell at retail or wholesale. The current limit is 250 …More

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