Passing both legislative chambers, Assembly Bill 7106 seeks to exempt brewers who produce less than 60,000 barrels of beer a year from the requirement to file annual information returns with the department of taxation and …More
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Passing both legislative chambers, S.B. 1757 would prohibit the sale or offering for sale of any powdered or crystalline alcohol.
Passing the full Senate, Senate Bill 1860 provides for permits for brewers, manufacturers, and importers to serve small samples of their beer or malt beverages at certain events; includes fees and definition of small sample; …More
A.B. 7960 seeks to authorize farm breweries to sell wine and spirits manufactured by a licensed farm winery or farm distillery, and to authorize farm wineries to sell beer and spirits by a licensed farm …More
Signed into law by the Governor, House Bill 909 provides for, among other provisions, alternating proprietorships and contract brewing.
Signed by the Governor, S.B. 138 seeks to permit brewery-public house licensees to sell at wholesale and distribute up to 7,500 barrels of malt beverages per year produced by the licensee to other licensees of …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
Passing the House, House Bill 1196 further defines the term “geographically contiguous” in the context of franchise territories to include “two distinct areas which are separated by no more than five miles at the closest …More
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a one-year extension in the required implementation date for chain restaurants of 20 or more units from December 1, 2015 to December 1, 2016.
Vetoed by the Governor, House Bill 466 sought to privatize the sale of wine and spirits, allowing grocery stores, restaurants, hotels and beer distributors to sell wine and liquor for off premise consumption.