Passing committee with amendments, A.B. 2281, the “Smart Container Act,” would require a 10-cent deposit on all plastic and glass bottles and aluminum cans (other than refillable containers) less than 24 oz. and a 20-cent …More
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The New York State Liquor Authority’s Alcoholic Beverage Control Law Working Group has released its report on the reorganization of, and revisions to, the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law.
Amended in the House and subsequently passed, House Bill 5580 requires the Department of Agriculture, in consultation with the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, to develop certain guidelines to create a “Connecticut-Grown beer” designation by January …More
House Bill 606 provides that retail dealers may purchase up to 15 percent of their inventory of beer and wine directly from wineries and breweries without utilizing a wholesale dealer.
Signed by the Governor, H.B. 649 brings breweries into alignment with wineries by allowing minors in tasting rooms.
Signed into law by the Governor, S.B. 326 increases the amount of beer that can be manufactured with a microbrewery license, allowing production between 100 and 60,000 barrels of domestic beer in a calendar year …More
After passing the House, Senate Bill 563 has died in the Senate. The bill sought to allow a manufacturer with a retail license to also sell its products for consumption off the premises of …More
Passing both legislative chambers, House Bill 648 requires the electronic filing of alcoholic beverage tax returns.
Passing both legislative chambers, H.B. 733 authorizes the holder of multiple manufacturer’s licenses at the same location to allow the sampling, sales, and consumption of products produced under the licenses at each of the licensed …More
Becoming law with the Governor’s signature, Senate Bill 667 would, among other provisions, allow a manufacturer, outstate seller, or vendor of spirits to provide brand logoed merchandise to an on- or off-premises retailer to promote …More