Subject of a committee hearing, H.B. 710 would create an exception to the beer and wine franchise law for certificate of approval holders and manufacturers of malt beverages that manufacture or distribute not more than …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.
Passing their respective chambers, House Bill 422 and Senate Bill 306 permits brewery licensees to sell at retail the brands of beer that the brewery owns at premises described in the brewery license for on-premises …More
Failing to advance from committee, H.B. 547 sought to provide that brewery licensees may sell at retail the brands of beer that the brewery owns not only at its own premises but also at a …More
Passing their respective chambers, House Bill 820 and companion S.B. 382 require that before any wine or beer may be delivered to a retail licensee for resale, such wine or beer must first be delivered …More
Senate Bill 695 creates an internet beer retailer license, which would authorize persons located within or outside the Commonwealth to sell and ship beer in closed containers to persons in the Commonwealth to whom beer …More
Senate Bill 527 increases from four percent to eight percent the maximum tax that any county is authorized to impose on food and beverages sold by a restaurant, commonly referred to as the meals tax. …More
Failing to advance from committee, Senate Bill 233 sought to increase from $40 to $99 the amount per item a manufacturer or its authorized vendor and a wholesale wine and beer licensee may lend, buy …More
Dying in committee, S.B. 756 sought to provide that any brewery licensee may donate beer that it has manufactured and any (i) mixed beverage special events licensee or (ii) banquet licensee that is a charitable …More
House Joint Resolution 116 designates April 7, in 2019 and in each succeeding year, as National Beer Day in Virginia.
Now under Senate consideration, H.B. 2419 authorizes a qualifying microbrewery to sell growlers of beer to the public at a qualifying farmers market, defines “growler” as a sanitary container brought to an authorized premises by …More