A provision in the Texas beer franchise law prohibiting a brewer from accepting a payment in exchange for a grant of territorial distribution rights has been struck down as the result of a 2014 suit …More
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Approved by the Governor, Senate Bill 1032 modifies an existing provision of law that prohibits beer manufacturers and wholesalers from offering, funding, producing, sponsoring, promoting, furnishing, or redeeming certain consumer coupons by expanding the type …More
Awaiting action by the Governor, A.B. 2172 would permit the removal and use of home brewed beer in connection with a club meeting or home brewed beer competition held on the premises of an authorized …More
House Bill 5873 seeks to raise the per barrel excise tax rate from $6.30 to $21.70, with the additional revenue used to fund substance use disorder treatment.
Signed by the Governor, House Bill 197 establishes a commission to study the separation of alcoholic beverage producers, distributors, and retailers, commonly referred to as the 3-tier system.
The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced it has agreed to a settlement with Anheuser-Busch InBev (ABI) that will permit ABI to proceed with its acquisition of SABMiller. According to DOJ, the settlement requires ABI to …More
The Beer Institute has announced a voluntary initiative that its members disclose (no later than the end of 2020) calorie, carbohydrate, protein, fat, and alcohol by volume information on all labels in the form of …More
Among a host of tax increases, S.B. 5002 proposes to double the excise tax on malt beverages to a rate of $2.14/gallon and the small brewer rate to seventy cents/gallon on the first sixty thousand …More
Passed by the Senate, Senate Bill 1032 seeks to modify an existing provision of law that prohibits beer manufacturers and wholesalers from offering, funding, producing, sponsoring, promoting, furnishing, or redeeming certain consumer coupons by expanding …More
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