Proposed Bill 6846 seeks to increase the sales limit for breweries for off-premises consumption to nine gallons.
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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.
A.B. 3208 seeks to lower the blood alcohol concentration required for driving while intoxicated from .08 to .05, and for aggravated driving while intoxicated from .18 to .12.
Senate Bill 704 seeks to add a statutory provision allowing a “small franchisor” (a beer manufacturer that produces 300,000 barrels or less annually and accounts for 10% or less of a “franchisee’s” (i.e. distributor’s) total …More
Senate Bill 801, the Brewery Modernization Act of 2019, seeks to increase the taproom sales limit to 5,000 barrels for both class 5 and 7 breweries with no required buyback provision and codifies the right …More
Senate Docket 1434 seeks to allow small brewers (defined as under 6 million barrels) to terminate a distributor without cause and with less than the current 120-day notice (the notice provision is tiered based on …More
Tabled in committee, House Bill 185 seeks to allow small brewery licensee on-site taprooms the ability to sell for an additional two hours until 10:00 p.m.
Passing the Senate, S.B. 2343 addresses retail sales and beer transfers for microbrew pub and brewer taproom license holders.
H.B. 343 seeks to establish a small craft beer producer income tax credit.
House Bill 887 and companion S.B. 1006 repeal the definition of draft beer and apply the same tax rate (0.54 cents/per wine gallon) to all beer.
Senate Bill 7 provides for the reduction of the blood alcohol concentration limit from .08 to .05.