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CS/HB 961: Beverage Law

GENERAL BILL by Commerce Committee ; Gruters ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Beshears ; Clemons ; Grant, J. ; Rommel

Beverage Law; Authorizes malt beverage distributor to give branded glassware to vendors licensed to sell malt beverages for on-premises consumption; requires that glassware bear certain branding; provides an annual limit on amount of glassware distributor may give to vendor; prohibits vendor from selling branded glassware or returning it to distributor for cash, credit, or replacement; requires manufacturers, importers, distributors, & vendors to maintain certain records.

Effective Date: 10/1/2018
Last Action: 4/2/2018 - Chapter No. 2018-135
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    12/8/2017 House • Filed
    12/20/2017 House • Referred to Careers and Competition Subcommittee; Commerce Committee -HJ 83
    1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 83
    1/26/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Careers and Competition Subcommittee, 01/30/18, 1:00 pm, Webster Hall
    1/30/2018 House • Favorable by Careers and Competition Subcommittee; YEAS 8 NAYS 7 -HJ 474
    • Now in Commerce Committee -HJ 474
    2/20/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Commerce Committee, 02/22/18, 9:00 am, Webster Hall
    2/22/2018 House • CS by- Commerce Committee; YEAS 23 NAYS 3 -HJ 672
    • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
    • Placed on Calendar -HJ 670
    • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/28/18
    • CS by Commerce Committee read 1st time -HJ 666
    2/28/2018 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 716
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    3/1/2018 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 752
    • CS passed; YEAS 101 NAYS 13 -HJ 752, 753
    3/1/2018 Senate • In Messages
    • Referred to Regulated Industries; Commerce and Tourism; Appropriations -SJ 571
    3/2/2018 Senate • Received -SJ 571
    3/7/2018 Senate • Withdrawn from Regulated Industries; Commerce and Tourism; Appropriations -SJ 842
    • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 878
    • Substituted for CS/SB 1224 -SJ 842
    • Read 2nd time -SJ 842
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    3/8/2018 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 897
    • CS passed; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 897, 898
    3/8/2018 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 1112
    3/26/2018 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
    3/30/2018 • Approved by Governor
    4/2/2018 • Chapter No. 2018-135

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  • CS/HB 961, Enrolled (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/8/2018 at 2:28 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1224 (c1) Beverage Law Bradley Similar Last Action: 3/7/2018 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 961 (Ch. 2018-135) -SJ 842

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    561.42 Tied house evil; financial aid and assistance to vendor by manufacturer, distributor, importer, primary American source of supply, brand owner or registrant, or any broker, sales agent, or sales person thereof, prohibited; procedure for enforcement; Page 1 (pdf)

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  • CS/HB 961, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 2/22/2018 at 7:03 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1224 (c1) Beverage Law Bradley Similar Last Action: 3/7/2018 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 961 (Ch. 2018-135) -SJ 842

    Floor Amendments (4)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    790026 - Amendment
    Delete lines 46 - 47 and insert:
    Brandes 3/7/2018
    8:37 AM
    Senate: Withdrawn
    3/7/2018
    Web Page
    PDF
    389790 - Amendment
    Between lines 117 and 118 insert:
    Brandes 3/7/2018
    8:36 AM
    Senate: Withdrawn
    3/7/2018
    Web Page
    PDF
    128443 - Amendment
    Remove lines 46-48 and insert:
    Santiago 2/23/2018
    3:36 PM
    House: Withdrawn
    2/27/2018
    PDF
    760987 - Amendment
    Between lines 117 and 118, insert:
    Santiago 2/23/2018
    3:40 PM
    House: Withdrawn
    2/27/2018
    PDF

    Floor Votes (2)

    Date Chamber Result
    3/1/2018 1:50 PM House 101 Yeas - 13 Nays
    3/8/2018 1:23 PM Senate 38 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    561.42 Tied house evil; financial aid and assistance to vendor by manufacturer, distributor, importer, primary American source of supply, brand owner or registrant, or any broker, sales agent, or sales person thereof, prohibited; procedure for enforcement; Page 1 (pdf)

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  • HB 961, Original Filed Version Posted 12/8/2017 at 4:50 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Careers and Competition Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 4/2/2018 (pdf)
    Commerce Committee (Post-Meeting) 2/22/2018 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1224 Beverage Law Bradley Similar Last Action: 3/7/2018 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 961 (Ch. 2018-135) -SJ 842

    Committee Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    817745 - Strike All Amendment
    Remove everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Beshears 2/21/2018
    8:14 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    2/22/2018
    PDF
    398499 - Strike All Amendment
    Remove everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Goodson 2/21/2018
    8:15 PM
    Withdrawn
    2/22/2018
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    561.42 Tied house evil; financial aid and assistance to vendor by manufacturer, distributor, importer, primary American source of supply, brand owner or registrant, or any broker, sales agent, or sales person thereof, prohibited; procedure for enforcement; Page 1 (pdf)

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