Senate Bill 1043 seeks to exempt from franchise law brewers under 300,000 barrels annual production and provides for a fifteen day termination notification process.
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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.
Passing the full Senate, S.B. 439 would rename the Grape and Wine Industry Council as the Michigan Craft Beverage Council; decrease the membership of the Council and revise the term limits of its members; require …More
Reported from Senate committee, House Bill 5175 would amend the Michigan Liquor Control Code to exempt from growler labeling requirements a brewpub, micro brewer, or brewer.
House Bill 1344 would authorize holders of on-premises retailer’s permits and holders of package retailer’s permits to purchase alcoholic beverages from manufacturers and distributors of alcoholic beverages and to have such purchases shipped directly to …More
H.B. 1653 specifies that a wholesaler cannot directly or indirectly fund the cost of any cash rebate coupon provided by manufacturers of intoxicating liquor.
The Kentucky Beer Wholesalers Association (KBWA) has sued the Kentucky Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) in Circuit Court over an advisory opinion issued with respect to a microbrewery’s ability to ship and deliver malt …More
House Bill 2268 seeks to raise the tax on beer from $5.89 to $22.63 per barrel.
Assembly Bill 1890 would allow a licensed craft distiller, licensed winegrower, and licensed beer manufacturer, in any combination, to share a common licensed area in which the consumption of alcoholic beverages is permitted if the …More
H.B. 2475 would authorize the current practice of a microbrewery refilling 32 to 64 ounce containers with beer manufactured by the microbrewery then sealing and labeling the container which is sold to consumers for off-premise …More
California Alcoholic Beverage Control has issued an advisory on cannabis and alcoholic beverages regarding what activities are permissible on or in premises licensed by the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to manufacture or sell alcoholic …More