Florida Senate - 2013 CS for SB 1344
By the Committee on Regulated Industries; and Senator Latvala
1 A bill to be entitled
2 An act relating to malt beverages; amending s. 563.06,
3 F.S.; authorizing an additional size for individual
4 containers of malt beverages sold or offered for sale
5 by vendors at retail; providing an effective date.
7 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
9 Section 1. Subsection (7) of section 563.06, Florida
10 Statutes, is renumbered as subsection (8), and subsection (6) of
11 that section is amended to read:
12 563.06 Malt beverages; imprint on individual container;
13 size of containers; exemptions.—
14 (6) All malt beverages packaged in individual containers
15 sold or offered for sale by vendors at retail in this state
16 shall be in individual containers containing 64 ounces, or a
17 lesser size containing no more than 32 ounces, of such malt
18 beverages. Such containers may be filled at the point of sale by
19 either a licensed manufacturer or a vendor licensed for
20 consumption on the premises but must have an unbroken seal or be
21 incapable of being immediately consumed.
; provided, however,
22 that nothing contained in
23 (7) This section does not shall affect malt beverages
24 packaged in bulk, or in kegs or in barrels, or in an any
25 individual container containing 1 gallon or more of such malt
26 beverage regardless of individual container type.
27 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2013.