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CS/HB 1165: Beverage Law

GENERAL BILL by Commerce Committee ; Raschein ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Mariano ; Sabatini

Beverage Law; Authorizes Division of Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco to issue licenses to certain craft distilleries; provides requirements for licensed vendor premises; repeals provisions relating to limitations on size of individual wine containers & individual cider containers; revises provisions that authorize restaurant to allow patrons to remove partially consumed bottles of wine from restaurant for off-premises consumption; revises requirements for sale of branded products by licensed craft distillery to consumers; authorizes certain licensed vendors of alcoholic beverages to allow dogs in certain designated areas on their licensed premises; authorizes craft distillery to conduct specified tastings on licensed premises.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 House - Died on Calendar
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/8/2020 House • Filed
1/13/2020 House • Referred to Business and Professions Subcommittee; Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee; Commerce Committee -HJ 103
1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 103
1/24/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- Business and Professions Subcommittee, 01/28/20, 12:00 pm, Webster Hall
1/28/2020 House • Favorable by Business and Professions Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 1 -HJ 449
• Now in Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 449
1/31/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee, 02/04/20, 12:00 pm, Morris Hall
2/4/2020 House • Favorable by Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 1 -HJ 505
• Now in Commerce Committee -HJ 505
2/25/2020 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- Commerce Committee, 02/27/20, 8:00 am, Webster Hall
2/27/2020 House • CS by- Commerce Committee; YEAS 12 NAYS 11 -HJ 694
2/28/2020 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
3/2/2020 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 693
• CS by Commerce Committee read 1st time -HJ 689
3/14/2020 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died on Calendar