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CS/HB 737: Craft Distilleries

GENERAL BILL by Commerce Committee ; DiCeglie ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Chambliss ; Fetterhoff

Craft Distilleries; Authorizes craft distilleries to be licensed as specified vendors under certain circumstances; requires certain alcoholic beverages to be obtained through licensed distributor; prohibits distillery from operating as craft distillery until certain requirements are met; authorizes persons to have common ownership in craft distilleries under certain circumstances; requires minimum percentage of craft distillery’s total finished branded products to be distilled in this state & contain one or more Florida agricultural products.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/13/2021 House - Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/SB 46
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/3/2021 House • Filed
2/18/2021 House • Referred to Regulatory Reform Subcommittee
• Referred to State Administration & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee
• Referred to Commerce Committee
• Now in Regulatory Reform Subcommittee
2/26/2021 House • Added to Regulatory Reform Subcommittee agenda
3/2/2021 House • Favorable by Regulatory Reform Subcommittee
• 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
3/4/2021 House • Reported out of Regulatory Reform Subcommittee
• Now in State Administration & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee
3/9/2021 House • Added to State Administration & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee agenda
3/11/2021 House • Favorable by State Administration & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee
• Reported out of State Administration & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee
• Now in Commerce Committee
3/22/2021 House • Added to Commerce Committee agenda
3/24/2021 House • Favorable with CS by Commerce Committee
• Reported out of Commerce Committee
• Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
• CS Filed
3/25/2021 House • 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
3/26/2021 House • Bill referred to House Calendar
• Added to Second Reading Calendar
4/8/2021 House • Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/13/2021)
4/13/2021 House • Substituted CS/CS/SB 46
• Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/SB 46