The Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) announced a ninety-day extension of the public comment period through June 26, 2019 for Notice 176, Modernization of the Labeling and Advertising Regulations for Wine, Distilled Spirits, and Malt …More
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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 by the Governor, S.B. 1078 allows a craft brew facility to contract with other entities wishing to brew at their facility.
The Tax and Trade Bureau has accepted a $2.5 million offer in compromise from Heineken USA for alleged violations of the Federal Alcohol Administration (FAA) Act. TTB alleges that Heineken provided some retailers with …More
H.B. 151 seeks to: define “small manufacturer” as a manufacturer that sells, on an annual basis, no more than 250,000 barrels of beer, 100,000 gallons of table wine, or 50,000 proof gallons of liquor, and …More
Signed into law, House Bill 1877 authorizes a manufacturer of home-brewed beer to remove home-brewed beer from the manufacturer’s premises for personal or family use, including organized affairs, exhibitions, competitions, and tastings.
Passing initial committee consideration, A.B. 1133 seeks to allow a beer manufacturer, without direct or indirect charge, to give up to five cases of retail advertising glassware to an on-sale retail licensee, per license location, …More
Awaiting a full Senate vote, Senate Bill 21 seeks to lower the required minimum brewing production of a brewpub-restaurant licensee from 200 barrels per year to 100 barrels per year.
Passing the Assembly, A.B. 205 seeks to revise the definition of beer to also provide that beer that includes honey, fruit, fruit juice, fruit concentrate, herbs, spices, or other food materials, as adjuncts in …More
S.B. 448 would exempt a small microbrewery or small winery (defined as one that produces no more than 1000 gallons of product per year) that utilizes volunteers who perform part-time labor in exchange for hands-on …More
Under Senate consideration following Assembly passage, Assembly Bill 609 seeks to exempt licensed premises operated by beer manufacturers from the current requirement that any on-sale retail licensee that gives, sells, or otherwise dispenses draught beer …More