H.B. 6173 seeks to exempt from sales and use taxes specialized packaging equipment such as kegs for alcoholic beverages.
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Signed into law, S.B. 114 allows suppliers or wholesalers of beer, wine and liquor to donate these products to a non-profit organization for sale and on-premises consumption at a special non-profit event for which a …More
Signed into law, Senate Bill 275 allows a brewery brewing and selling beer on its permitted premises to apply for a permit to sell alcoholic liquor by the drink for consumption within a specified area …More
Becoming law in the absence of a Gubernatorial veto, House Bill 3287 changes the law that governs taproom sales by manufacturing breweries to consumers for on-premises consumption (up to 5,000 barrels), the primary change being …More
A.B. 7361 seeks to amend the alcoholic beverage control law, in relation to removing prohibitions on manufacturers and wholesalers from having an interest in retail sales.
Passing the Senate, House Bill 5928 establishes a farm brewery manufacturer permit, which allows for, among other things, the manufacture, storage, bottling, and wholesale distribution and sale of beer manufactured at any place or premises …More
Legislative leaders announced the creation of a study commission to examine the state’s alcohol laws and make recommendations for changes.
Dying in the Senate, House Bill 1049 consolidates into one paragraph the provisions that govern the sale of a manufacturer’s product for off-premises consumption to non-licensees from the licensed manufacturer’s facility. It also repeals and …More
Passing both legislative chambers, House Bill 1056 allows the sale of wine, spirits and malt liquor manufactured in Maine for off-premises consumption at taste-testing events and the sale of spirits manufactured in Maine at farmers’ …More
Signed into law, Senate Bill 194 permits a manufacturer who manufactures liquor at multiple licensed locations to transport the manufacturer’s own product between those locations, as is allowed under federal law.