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CS/CS/SB 46: Craft Distilleries

GENERAL BILL by Commerce and Tourism ; Regulated Industries ; Hutson ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Rouson

Craft Distilleries; Authorizing craft distilleries to be licensed as specified vendors under certain circumstances; requiring certain alcoholic beverages to be obtained through a licensed distributor; prohibiting a distillery from operating as a craft distillery until certain requirements are met; authorizing persons to have common ownership in craft distilleries under certain circumstances; requiring a minimum percentage of a craft distillery’s total finished branded products to be distilled in this state and contain one or more Florida agricultural products after a specified date, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/15/2021 House - Message sent to senate
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Regulated Industries (RI)
  2. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/18/2020 Senate • Filed
12/21/2020 Senate • Referred to Regulated Industries; Commerce and Tourism; Rules -SJ 36
1/15/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Regulated Industries, 01/26/21, 12:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
1/26/2021 Senate • CS by Regulated Industries; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 178
1/27/2021 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
1/28/2021 Senate • Now in Commerce and Tourism
2/8/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 02/15/21, 3:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
2/15/2021 Senate • CS/CS by Commerce and Tourism; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -SJ 178
2/16/2021 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2/18/2021 Senate • Now in Rules
3/1/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 03/04/21, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
3/2/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 36
• CS by Regulated Industries read 1st time -SJ 158
• CS/CS by Commerce and Tourism read 1st time -SJ 158
3/4/2021 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -SJ 191
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
3/8/2021 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/11/21 -SJ 238
3/11/2021 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 237
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/18/2021 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 260
• CS passed; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 261
3/25/2021 House • In Messages
4/8/2021 House • Bill referred to House Calendar
• Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/13/2021)
• 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 2)
4/13/2021 House • Substituted for CS/HB 737
• Read 2nd time
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Added to Third Reading Calendar
4/14/2021 House • Read 3rd time
• CS passed; YEAS 116, NAYS 1
4/15/2021 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 507
4/15/2021 House • Message sent to senate