Bill Status of HB3495 98th General Assembly
Short Description: LIQUOR-VARIOUS
Rep. William Davis - Lindsey LaPointe, Katie Stuart, Will Guzzardi, Kelly M. Cassidy, Dave Severin, Barbara Hernandez, Greg Harris, Delia C. Ramirez, Anne Stava-Murray, Maura Hirschauer, Michelle Mussman and Terra Costa Howard
|Session Sine Die
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Liquor Control Act of 1934. Adds provisions concerning: first class wine-manufacturers, first-class wine-makers, and second-class wine-makers that manufacture beer or spirits; class 1 craft distillers and class 2 craft distillers that manufacture wine or beer; and class 1 brewers and class 2 brewers that manufacture wine or spirits. Prohibits self-distribution exemption holders from being affiliated with a group that produces certain quantities of beer, wine, or spirits (instead of any other alcoholic liquor). Creates the brewery shipper's license and the distillery shipper's license to allow certain licensees to ship beer or spirits. Contains provisions concerning licensing fees; application for a license; recordkeeping; and taxation. Limits home rule powers to regulate the delivery of alcoholic liquor. Removes language providing that any retail license issued to a manufacturer shall only permit the manufacturer to sell beer at retail on the premises actually occupied by the manufacturer. Provides that a brew pub licensee may sell no more than 6,200 gallons of beer per year to retail licensees within a 10-mile radius of the licensed premises if the premises are in a city with a population of more than 1,000,000 or within a 50-mile radius of the licensed premises if the premises are in a city with a population of 1,000,000 or less. Deletes a provision specifying that the sale of beer at retail by a brew pub must be in-person. Adds provisions authorizing delivery and carry out of mixed drinks by class 1 craft distillers, wine-maker's premises, brew pubs, and distilling pubs. Removes language repealing the provision concerning delivery and carry out of mixed drinks on June 2, 2021. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.