Signed by the Governor, House Bill 37, among other provisions, eliminates the maximum permitted alcohol content of beer (currently 12% alcohol by volume) and would authorize the Liquor Control Commission to adopt rules requiring the …More
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Signed by the Governor, S.B. 424 authorizes a brewer to sell beer produced by the brewer to consumers on the premises of the brewery.
Agreed in conference committee, Senate Joint Resolution 68 would establish a ballot initiative that would affect issues related to common ownership between the manufacturing, wholesaling and retailing tiers, the operation of brewery-owned branches …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
Signed by the Governor, House Bill 1690 provides for substantive reforms to the state’s liquor sales system. Short of full privatization, the bill would allow for expanded grocery and restaurant sales while maintaining existing …More
More than 160 brewers, brewery owners/employees and state guild representatives were in Washington, D.C. today to advocate on behalf of the craft brewing industry. They visited the offices of every member in the Senate and …More
House Bill 1540, legislation clarifying direct shipper laws as they relate to direct shipments of beer, has died in Senate committee.
Passing committee with amendments, A.B. 2281, the “Smart Container Act,” would require a 10-cent deposit on all plastic and glass bottles and aluminum cans (other than refillable containers) less than 24 oz. and a 20-cent …More
The New York State Liquor Authority’s Alcoholic Beverage Control Law Working Group has released its report on the reorganization of, and revisions to, the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law.
Passing the Senate, S.B. 1227 authorizes the operation of home beer makers centers, home cider makers centers and home wine makers centers under the jurisdiction of the state liquor authority and defines such centers as …More