Signed into law, Senate Bill 173 raises the production cap on microbreweries to 30,000 barrels under which a manufacturer may maintain on-site sales rights. Additionally, a licensed microbrewery may self-distribute 1,500 barrels annually, may hold …More
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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.
Failing to pass committee, House Bill 345 seeks to delay the effective date of the reduction of the blood alcohol concentration limit from .08 to .05 until December 30, 2019.
Under Senate consideration following House passage, H.B. 710 would create an exception to the beer franchise law for certificate of approval holders and manufacturers of malt beverages that manufacture or distribute not more than 50,000 …More
Signed by the Governor, Senate Bill 695 creates an internet beer retailer license, which would authorize persons located within or outside the Commonwealth to sell and ship beer in closed containers to persons in the …More
Signed into law, H.B. 2517 requires the Liquor and Cannabis Board (LCB) to adopt, by rule, a schedule of penalties applicable to a licensed alcohol manufacturer who has committed a regulatory violation as part of …More
Amended prior to House passage, House Bill 1578 allows nano brewery licensees to distribute samples at a wine manufacturer’s facility for an annual fee.
Senate Bill 1283 seeks to authorize a brewpub-restaurant licensee to label, bottle, package, or refill any container with beer produced on the licensed premises, to sell beer produced by the licensee for consumption off the …More
House Bill 5036 would, among various provisions, remove the nine liter off premise sales limit currently imposed on farm breweries.
Signed into law, House Bill 961 seeks to provide that a vendor may accept glassware from a distributor, at no charge, subject to the following conditions: the distributor received the glassware at no direct or …More
Amended in the Senate following House passage, H.B. 2656 establishes a small craft beer producer income tax credit.