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CS/CS/SB 596: Craft Distilleries

GENERAL BILL by Commerce and Tourism ; Regulated Industries ; Hays

Craft Distilleries; Defining the term “branded product”; revising the current limitation on the number of containers that may be sold to consumers by craft distilleries; applying such limitation to individual containers for each branded product; prohibiting a craft distillery from shipping or arranging to ship any of its distilled spirits to consumers; requiring the Department of Transportation to install directional signs at specified locations in accordance with Florida's Highway Guide Sign Program upon the request of a craft distillery licensed in this state, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2015
Last Action: 5/22/2015 - Chapter No. 2015-52, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 186 (Ch. 2015-12)
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Regulated Industries (RI)
  2. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  3. Fiscal Policy (FP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/30/2015 Senate • Filed
    2/5/2015 Senate • Referred to Regulated Industries; Commerce and Tourism; Fiscal Policy -SJ 72
    3/3/2015 Senate • Introduced -SJ 72
    3/6/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Regulated Industries, 03/11/15, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
    3/11/2015 Senate • CS by Regulated Industries; YEAS 11 NAYS 1 -SJ 192
    3/12/2015 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    3/17/2015 Senate • Now in Commerce and Tourism -SJ 192
    • CS by Regulated Industries read 1st time -SJ 204
    3/25/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 03/30/15, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
    3/30/2015 Senate • CS/CS by Commerce and Tourism; YEAS 4 NAYS 0 -SJ 317
    4/1/2015 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    • CS/CS by Commerce and Tourism read 1st time -SJ 318
    4/2/2015 Senate • Now in Fiscal Policy -SJ 317
    4/6/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Fiscal Policy, 04/09/15, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
    4/9/2015 Senate • Favorable by- Fiscal Policy; YEAS 6 NAYS 1 -SJ 377
    • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 377
    • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/14/15
    4/14/2015 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 422
    4/22/2015 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 461
    • Amendment(s) adopted (227916) -SJ 461
    • Ordered engrossed -SJ 461
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    4/23/2015 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 574
    • CS passed as amended; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 574
    4/23/2015 House • In Messages
    4/24/2015 House • Referred to Calendar -HJ 846
    • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/27/15
    • Received -HJ 846
    4/27/2015 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 861
    • Substituted for CS/CS/HB 263 -HJ 861
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    4/28/2015 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 879
    • CS passed; YEAS 118 NAYS 1 -HJ 879
    4/28/2015 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 703
    5/7/2015 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
    5/21/2015 • Approved by Governor
    5/22/2015 • Chapter No. 2015-52, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 186 (Ch. 2015-12)

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  • CS/CS/SB 596, Enrolled (Current Bill Version) Posted 4/28/2015 at 12:40 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 263 (c2) Craft Distilleries Regulatory Affairs Committee Similar Last Action: 4/27/2015 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 596 (Ch. 2015-52), CS/CS/SB 186 (Ch. 2015-12) -HJ 861
    Location: Laid on Table
    H 301 (c1) Alcoholic Beverages Sprowls, Young Compare Last Action: 4/23/2015 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 186 (Ch. 2015-12), CS/CS/SB 596 (Ch. 2015-52) -HJ 746
    Location: Laid on Table
    S 186 (er) Alcoholic Beverages Latvala Compare Last Action: 5/15/2015 Chapter No. 2015-12, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 596 (Ch. 2015-52)
    Location: Became Law

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    565.03 License fees; manufacturers, distributors, brokers, sales agents, and importers of alcoholic beverages; vendor licenses and fees; craft distilleries. Page 1 (pdf)

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  • CS/CS/SB 596, Engrossed 1 Posted 4/22/2015 at 10:33 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 263 (c2) Craft Distilleries Regulatory Affairs Committee Similar Last Action: 4/27/2015 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 596 (Ch. 2015-52), CS/CS/SB 186 (Ch. 2015-12) -HJ 861
    Location: Laid on Table
    H 301 (c1) Alcoholic Beverages Sprowls, Young Compare Last Action: 4/23/2015 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 186 (Ch. 2015-12), CS/CS/SB 596 (Ch. 2015-52) -HJ 746
    Location: Laid on Table
    S 186 (er) Alcoholic Beverages Latvala Compare Last Action: 5/15/2015 Chapter No. 2015-12, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 596 (Ch. 2015-52)
    Location: Became Law

    Floor Votes (2)

    Date Chamber Result
    4/23/2015 1:58 PM Senate 39 Yeas - 0 Nays
    4/28/2015 11:29 AM House 118 Yeas - 1 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    565.03 License fees; manufacturers, distributors, brokers, sales agents, and importers of alcoholic beverages; vendor licenses and fees; craft distilleries. Page 1 (pdf)

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  • CS/CS/SB 596, Committee Substitute 2 Posted 4/1/2015 at 8:58 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Fiscal Policy (Pre-Meeting) 4/8/2015 (pdf)
    Fiscal Policy (Post-Meeting) 4/9/2015 (pdf)

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 263 (c2) Craft Distilleries Regulatory Affairs Committee Similar Last Action: 4/27/2015 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 596 (Ch. 2015-52), CS/CS/SB 186 (Ch. 2015-12) -HJ 861
    Location: Laid on Table
    S 186 (e1) Alcoholic Beverages Latvala Compare Last Action: 5/15/2015 Chapter No. 2015-12, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 596 (Ch. 2015-52)
    Location: Became Law

    Floor Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    227916 - Amendment
    Delete lines 48 - 79 and insert:
    Hays 4/13/2015
    9:25 AM
    Senate: Adopted
    4/22/2015
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    4/9/2015 9:00 AM Fiscal Policy 6 Yeas - 1 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    565.03 License fees; manufacturers, distributors, brokers, sales agents, and importers of alcoholic beverages; vendor licenses and fees; craft distilleries. Page 1 (pdf)

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  • CS/SB 596, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 3/12/2015 at 3:28 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Commerce and Tourism (Pre-Meeting) 3/27/2015 (pdf)
    Commerce and Tourism (Post-Meeting) 3/31/2015 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 263 (c1) Craft Distilleries Regulatory Affairs Committee Similar Last Action: 4/27/2015 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 596 (Ch. 2015-52), CS/CS/SB 186 (Ch. 2015-12) -HJ 861
    Location: Laid on Table

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    413416 - Amendment
    Between lines 75 and 76 insert:
    Commerce and Tourism
    (Richter)
    3/30/2015
    7:12 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/30/2015
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    3/30/2015 4:00 PM Commerce and Tourism 4 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    565.03 License fees; manufacturers, distributors, brokers, sales agents, and importers of alcoholic beverages; vendor licenses and fees; craft distilleries. Page 1 (pdf)

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  • SB 596, Original Filed Version Posted 1/30/2015 at 3:34 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Regulated Industries (Pre-Meeting) 3/10/2015 (pdf)
    Regulated Industries (Post-Meeting) 3/12/2015 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 263 Craft Distilleries Regulatory Affairs Committee Similar Last Action: 4/27/2015 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 596 (Ch. 2015-52), CS/CS/SB 186 (Ch. 2015-12) -HJ 861
    Location: Laid on Table

    Committee Amendments (4)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    307010 - Amendment
    Delete line 41 and insert:
    Regulated Industries
    (Bean)
    3/9/2015
    3:39 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/12/2015
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 622348 - Amendment to Amendment (307010)
    Delete lines 5 - 6 and insert:
    Regulated Industries
    (Bean)
    3/11/2015
    8:07 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/12/2015
    Web Page
    PDF
    124280 - Amendment
    Delete lines 50 - 52 and insert:
    Regulated Industries
    (Richter)
    3/11/2015
    8:09 AM
    (Late Filed)
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/12/2015
    Web Page
    PDF
    805354 - Amendment
    Delete line 69 and insert:
    Regulated Industries
    (Richter)
    3/11/2015
    8:08 AM
    (Late Filed)
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/12/2015
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    3/11/2015 2:00 PM Regulated Industries 11 Yeas - 1 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    565.03 License fees; manufacturers, distributors, brokers, sales agents, and importers of alcoholic beverages; vendor licenses and fees; craft distilleries. Page 1 (pdf)

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