The Mayor of Anchorage has proposed a 5% retail alcohol tax to take effect January 1, 2020.
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Government affairs current issues, news and announcements from the Brewers Association and members of the House and Senate Small Brewers Caucus.
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.
Signed nto law, S.B. 1156 defines “tasting room” with respect to beer to mean a location on the manufacturing premises of a brewer or micro brewer where it may produce samples of or sell at …More
A package of bills signed into law would allow brewers and microbrewers to have on-premises tasting rooms, expand the scope of tasting rooms, expand the definition of manufacturer to include a portion of the manufacturing …More
Becoming law with the Governor’s signature, S.B. 1165 would define “alternating proprietorship” to mean an arrangement in which two or more brewers or micro brewers, or wine makers or small wine makers, take turns using …More
The state Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Control (ATC) has issued an emergency amendment in response to a court order stemming from the decision in Missouri Broadcasters Association v. Taylor removing regulatory language the ATC …More
Senate Bill 7 provides for the reduction of the blood alcohol concentration limit from .08 to .05.
Pre-filed and sent to the Senate Judiciary Committee, S.B. 164 seeks to remove production requirements relating to sales of beer on-premise at a brewery and to provide for the warehousing and transfer of beer.
Senate Bill 166 seeks to remove the limitation on beer sales on brewery premises.
Senate Bill 165 would allow licensed breweries to acquire additional on-premise beer and wine permits.
Companion bills S.B. 312 and H.B. 672 provide for off-premise consumption sales for breweries with an annual production of 225,000 barrels or less.