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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Passing the House, House Bill 1196 further defines the term “geographically contiguous” in the context of franchise territories to include “two distinct areas which are separated by no more than five miles at the closest …More
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a one-year extension in the required implementation date for chain restaurants of 20 or more units from December 1, 2015 to December 1, 2016.
Vetoed by the Governor, House Bill 466 sought to privatize the sale of wine and spirits, allowing grocery stores, restaurants, hotels and beer distributors to sell wine and liquor for off premise consumption.
Introduced by Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) and original co-sponsors Susan Collins (R-ME), Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), S. Res. 188 expresses appreciation of the goals of American Craft Beer Week and commends the …More
Passing the House, H.B. 3450 would require beer, wine and liquor wholesalers to receive and unload product at a licensed wholesaler’s licensed premises within this state before delivery to a retail permit holder. Wine and …More
Signed by the Governor, A.B. 774 allows a permitted licensed beer manufacturer to conduct instructional tastings on the subject of beer at a certified farmers’ market under specified conditions.
Signed by the Governor, S.B. 858 authorizes only a brewer’s or nonresident brewer’s permittee, a manufacturer’s or nonresident manufacturer’s licensee, or a brewpub licensee to apply for and receive label approval on beer, ale, or …More
Passing both legislative chambers on before the Governor for action, House Bill 3237 allows a manufacturer, distributor, or importing distributor to furnish free social media advertising to a person having a retail license if the …More