CS/HB 301: Alcoholic Beverages
GENERAL BILL by Regulatory Affairs Committee ; Sprowls ; Young ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Burgess ; Cruz ; Dudley ; Mayfield ; Perry ; Renner
Alcoholic Beverages; Prohibits electronic benefits transfer cards from being used or accepted to purchase alcoholic beverage; provides requirements for licensed manufacturers of malt beverages to sell such beverages directly to consumers; provides requirements for vendor's licenses for licensed manufacturers; revises requirements for promotional displays & advertising; revises restrictions on vehicle required for use by vendor who transports alcoholic beverages; defines & provides requirements for growlers; authorizes licensed manufacturer, distributor, or importer of malt beverages, or contracted third-party agent thereof, to conduct malt beverage tasting; requires DOT to install certain directional signs at specified locations upon request of licensed craft brewery/distillery; revises limitation on number of containers that may be sold to consumers by craft distilleries; prohibits craft distillery from shipping or arranging to ship its distilled spirits to consumers; limits sale & delivery of distilled spirits; revises restriction on certain craft distillery ownership.
Last Action: 4/23/2015 House - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 186 (Ch. 2015-12), CS/CS/SB 596 (Ch. 2015-52) -HJ 746
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Business and Professions Subcommittee; Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee; Regulatory Affairs Committee -HJ 28
• On Committee agenda-- Business and Professions Subcommittee, 02/18/15, 10:30 am, Sumner Hall
• Favorable by Business and Professions Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 135
• Now in Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 135
• Introduced -HJ 28
• On Committee agenda-- Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee, 03/24/15, 3:30 pm, Morris Hall
• Favorable by Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 9 NAYS 1 -HJ 304
• Now in Regulatory Affairs Committee -HJ 304
• PCS on Committee agenda-- Regulatory Affairs Committee, 04/09/15, 8:00 am, Sumner Hall --Temporarily postponed
• PCS on Committee agenda-- Regulatory Affairs Committee, 04/14/15, 1:00 pm, Sumner Hall
• CS by- Regulatory Affairs Committee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 593
• Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Regulatory Affairs Committee read 1st time -HJ 590
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 638
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/23/15
• Substituted CS/CS/SB 186 -HJ 746
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 186 (Ch. 2015-12), CS/CS/SB 596 (Ch. 2015-52) -HJ 746
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