State Treasurer Deb Goldberg has convened an Alcohol Task Force to examine the legal and regulatory framework governing the alcoholic beverage industry and make recommendations to improve alcohol regulation.
Review a consolidated presentation of the latest legal proceedings or filter updates by state below.
S.D. 138 seeks to triple the excise tax on beer.
Approved by the Governor, S.B. 973 amends the Michigan Liquor Control Code to expand the kinds of businesses that are legally allowed to fill beer growlers. Specifically, it would allow a person holding both a …More
Signed into law, a substitute bill for Senate Bill 1088 addresses issues relating to retailers using third party services via internet or mobile application to facilitate the sale and delivery of beer and wine to …More
Passing the House, House Bill 1322 would authorize small craft breweries (annual production up to 60,000 barrels) to sell beer they produce on the premises of the brewery for both on and off premises consumption, …More
H.B. 494 seeks to allow manufacturers of beer and wine to offer consumer cash rebate coupons. Currently, only manufacturers of intoxicating liquor other than beer or wine can offer such coupons. The bill specifies that …More
L.B. 254 would permit the transfer and serving of homebrew at events, homebrew shops, and club meetings.
L.B. 632 requires that a craft brewery licensee wholly own any of the craft brewery’s satellite locations and that there be production at each of those five locations. Current retail satellite locations that are wholly …More
Failing to pass House committee, House Bill 496 sought to increase the tax applied to each gallon of beer sold or transferred, by $0.20, from $0.30 to $0.50.
H.B. 161 would require beverage manufacturer licensees to pay the beer tax on beverages sold at farmers’ markets.