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

       The Committee on Regulated Industries (Steube) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 66 - 114
    4  and insert:
    5         authorized only on private property owned or leased by the
    6  distillery which is contiguous to the licensed distillery
    7  premises and at one other approved sales room located in the
    8  same county as the distillery’s production building, which shall
    9  be considered an extension of the craft distillery’s licensed
   10  premises in this state and included on the sketch or diagram
   11  defining the licensed premises submitted with the distillery’s
   12  license application. All sketch or diagram revisions by the
   13  distillery shall require local zoning approval and the
   14  division’s approval verifying that the souvenir gift shop
   15  location and all areas used and operated by the licensed
   16  distillery are is owned or leased by the distillery and on
   17  property contiguous to the distillery’s production building in
   18  this state or within the extended licensed premises.
   19         1. A craft distillery may not sell any factory-sealed
   20  individual containers of spirits except in face-to-face sales
   21  transactions at the distillery’s licensed premises with
   22  consumers who are making a purchase of no more than six
   23  individual containers of each branded product.
   24         2. Each container sold in face-to-face transactions with
   25  consumers must comply with the container limits in s. 565.10,
   26  per calendar year for the consumer’s personal use and not for
   27  resale and who are present at the distillery’s licensed premises
   28  in this state.
   29         3. A craft distillery must report to the division within 5
   30  days after it reaches the production limitations provided in
   31  paragraph (1)(b). Any retail sales to consumers at the craft
   32  distillery’s licensed premises are prohibited beginning the day
   33  after it reaches the production limitation.
   34         4. A craft distillery may not ship or arrange to ship any
   35  of its distilled spirits to consumers and may sell and deliver
   36  only to consumers within the state in a face-to-face transaction
   37  at the distillery property. However, a craft distiller licensed
   38  under this section may ship, arrange to ship, or deliver such
   39  spirits to manufacturers of distilled spirits, wholesale
   40  distributors of distilled spirits, state or federal bonded
   41  warehouses, and exporters.
   42         5. Except as provided in subparagraph 6., it is unlawful to
   43  transfer a distillery license for a distillery that produces
   44  250,000 75,000 or fewer gallons per calendar year of distilled
   45  spirits on its premises or any ownership interest in such
   46  license to an individual or entity that has a direct or indirect
   47  ownership interest in any distillery licensed in this state;
   48  another state, territory, or country; or by the United States
   49  government to manufacture, blend, or rectify distilled spirits
   50  for beverage purposes.
   51         6. A craft distillery shall not have its ownership
   52  affiliated with another distillery, unless such distillery
   53  produces 250,000 75,000 or fewer gallons per calendar year of
   54  distilled spirits on each of its premises in this state or in
   55  another state, territory, or country.
   56         7. A craft distillery may transfer up to 75,000 gallons per
   57  calendar year of distilled spirits it manufactures from its
   58  federal bonded space, nonbonded space at its licensed premises,
   59  or storage areas to its souvenir gift shop and additional sales
   60  room.
   61         8. A craft distillery may include a sales room location
   62  authorized by this subsection on its original license
   63  application or by an amendment to its license application on
   64  forms prescribed by the division.
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   67  And the title is amended as follows:
   68         Delete lines 12 - 19
   69  and insert:
   70         distillery to consumers; requiring that sketch or
   71         diagram revisions by the craft distillery receive
   72         local zoning approval; providing that it is unlawful
   73         to transfer a distillery license, or ownership in a
   74         distillery license, for certain distilleries to
   75         certain individuals or entities; prohibiting a craft
   76         distillery from having its ownership affiliated with
   77         certain other distilleries; authorizing a craft
   78         distillery to transfer distilled spirits from certain
   79         locations to its souvenir gift shop and additional
   80         sales room; authorizing a craft distillery to include
   81         a sales room location on its original license
   82         application or by an amendment to its license
   83         application; providing an