The Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act (S.236/H.R.747) was reintroduced in both chambers of the 115th Congress. Initial sponsors total 12 in the U.S. Senate and 13 in the U.S. House of Representatives. …More
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House Bill 133 seeks to permit brewers and distributors to extend credit to retail licensees on the purchase of malt beverages for a period not to exceed 30 days from the date of invoice.
The Alcoholic Beverage Labeling Act of 1988 (ABLA) requires a government health warning statement to appear on all containers of alcoholic beverages sold or distributed in the United States. ABLA provides that any person who …More
Senate Bill 129 clarifies existing law that permits a person that is licensed to manufacture malt liquor, wine or spirits at a facility in the State to sell the product that person produces from the …More
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit reversed a district court’s dismissal of a suit brought by the Missouri Broadcasters Association (MBA) claiming that a Missouri statute and two regulations restricting alcohol advertising …More
House Bill 388 amends current law allows a person licensed for retail sale of wine or malt liquor for off-premises consumption to conduct tastings on the licensee’s premises if the licensee stocks at least 125 …More
The state Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) reached a pre-hearing resolution to the alleged provision of refrigerators, coolers and draft systems to retailers by California wholesaler Straub Distributing.
S.B. 142 amends current law that allows a brewery, winery or wholesaler to provide to a retail licensee samples of products, limited to 9 gallons of malt liquor and 9 liters of wine annually by …More
Grassroots activism is one of the most powerful tools for small and independent brewers. During the last legislative session, more than half of the U.S. Congress supported lowering the federal excise tax for craft brewers. …More
At the adjournment of the 114th Congress, S. 1562, the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act,had 52 total sponsors in the U.S. Senate and H.R. 2903 has 289 total sponsors in the U.S. House …More