HB 1219: Beverage Law
GENERAL BILL by Sabatini ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) La Rosa ; Smith, D.
Beverage Law; Authorizes licensed vendor of alcoholic beverages to allow dogs in certain designated areas on their licensed premises; revises limitations on size of malt beverage containers; repeals provisions relating to limitations on size of individual wine containers; authorizes cider to be packaged, filled, refilled, or sold in growler; revises provisions that allow patrons to remove partially consumed bottles of wine from restaurant; specifies limitations on craft distillery's retail sales to consumers; removes provision that prohibits craft distillery from selling more than six individual containers of branded product to consumer; prohibits transfer distillery license or ownership in distillery license certain individuals or entities; prohibits craft distillery from having ownership affiliated with certain other distilleries.
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Innovation, Industry, and Technology
Bill Text: PDF
• Introduced -HJ 124
• Referred to Business and Professions Subcommittee; Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee; Commerce Committee -HJ 377
• On Committee agenda-- Business and Professions Subcommittee, 03/12/19, 12:30 pm, Webster Hall
• Favorable by Business and Professions Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 412
• Now in Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 412
• On Committee agenda-- Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee, 03/26/19, 12:00 pm, Morris Hall
• Favorable by Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -HJ 521
• Now in Commerce Committee -HJ 521
• On Committee agenda-- Commerce Committee, 04/10/19, 8:15 am, Webster Hall
• Favorable by- Commerce Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 7 -HJ 673
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 673
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/25/19
• Read 2nd time -HJ 891
• Amendment(s) adopted (204789, 410225, 732827) -HJ 891, 896
• Read 3rd time -HJ 896
• Passed as amended; YEAS 71 NAYS 41 -HJ 896, 897
• In Messages
• Referred to Innovation, Industry, and Technology; Rules -SJ 580
• Received -SJ 579
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Innovation, Industry, and Technology
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