Florida Senate - 2018                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for CS for SB 296
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  01/25/2018           .                                

       The Committee on Regulated Industries (Brandes and Steube)
       recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 48 - 78
    4  and insert:
    5         Section 4. Paragraphs(a) and (b) of subsection (1) and
    6  paragraph (c) of subsection (2) of section 565.03, Florida
    7  Statutes, are amended to read:
    8         565.03 License fees; manufacturers, distributors, brokers,
    9  sales agents, and importers of alcoholic beverages; vendor
   10  licenses and fees; distilleries and craft distilleries.—
   11         (1) As used in this section, the term:
   12         (a) ″Branded product″ means any distilled spirits product
   13  manufactured on site, or manufactured on site and blended on
   14  site with other distilled spirts, which requires a federal
   15  Administration Act or federal regulations.
   16         (b) “Craft distillery” means a licensed distillery that
   17  produces 250,000 75,000 or fewer gallons per calendar year of
   18  distilled spirits on its premises and is designated as a craft
   19  distillery by has notified the division upon notification in
   20  writing of its decision to qualify as a craft distillery.
   21         (2)
   22         (c) A craft distillery licensed under this section may sell
   23  to consumers, at its souvenir gift shop, up to 75,000 gallons
   24  per calendar year of branded products distilled on its premises
   25  in this state in factory-sealed containers that are filled at
   26  the distillery for off-premises consumption. Such sales are
   27  authorized only on private property contiguous to the licensed
   28  distillery premises in this state and included on the sketch or
   29  diagram defining the licensed premises submitted with the
   30  distillery’s license application. All sketch or diagram
   31  revisions by the distillery shall require the division’s
   32  approval verifying that the souvenir gift shop location operated
   33  by the licensed distillery is owned or leased by the distillery
   34  and on property contiguous to the distillery’s production
   35  building in this state.
   36         1. A craft distillery may not sell any factory-sealed
   37  individual containers of spirits except in face-to-face sales
   38  transactions with consumers who are making a purchase of no more
   39  than six individual containers of each branded product.
   42  ================= T I T L E  A M E N D M E N T ================
   43  And the title is amended as follows:
   44         Delete line 10
   45  and insert:
   46         F.S.; redefining the terms ″branded product″ and
   47         ″craft distillery″;