Held in committee, House Bill 634 addresses the ability to provide retailers with non-refrigeration dispensing equipment and seeks to increase dollar limits relating to retail displays and advertising. Currently, a distiller, wholesaler, winemaker, or brewer …More
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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.
Stalling in committee, L.B. 314 and L.B. 497 propose to raise alcohol taxes, among others, to address the state’s property tax crisis. Under both bills, the gallonage tax on beer would increase to $1.38 …More
L.B. 723 seeks to reduce alcohol tax rates, with the rate for beer dropping .06 cents to .25 cents per gallon.
Amended and re-referred to committee, 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 …More
A.B. 1713 seeks to prohibit a person from driving a motor vehicle when the person has 0.05 percent or more, by weight, of alcohol in their blood.
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 include specified information regarding the beer …More
Senate Bill 166 would require the State Water Resources Control Board to adopt regulations for microbiological, chemical, and physical water quality and treatment requirements for the onsite treatment and reuse of process water in breweries …More
Stalling in committee, Senate Bill 742 sought to require breweries to offer their products for on-premise sale and consumption or for on-premise sale for off-premise consumption, but not both.
House Bill 6042 seeks to allow the holder of a manufacturer permit for beer to sell twenty-four liters of beer in sealed bottles or other sealed containers per person per day for consumption off the …More
H.B. 6282 would allow a brewery to sell up to a “log” of beer (19.8 liters) to an individual per day.