HB 261: Beverage Law
GENERAL BILL by Tomkow
Beverage Law; Prohibits certain entities & persons from directly or indirectly assisting any vendor in certain ways; prohibits licensed vendor from accepting certain items & services; authorizes Division of Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco to impose administrative sanctions; prohibits vendor from displaying certain signs in windows of his or her licensed premises; authorizes certain entities & persons to give, lend, furnish, or sell certain advertising material to certain vendors; provides exemptions relating to tied house evil for certain sales & purchases of merchandise; prohibits manufacturer or importer of malt beverages from soliciting or receiving any portion of certain payments from its distributors; specifies that brand-naming rights agreement does not obligate or place responsibility upon distributor; provides civil penalties; prohibits division from imposing certain civil penalties.
Last Action: 5/3/2019 House - Died on Calendar
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Business and Professions Subcommittee; Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee; Commerce Committee -HJ 40
• On Committee agenda-- Business and Professions Subcommittee, 02/13/19, 1:30 pm, Webster Hall
• Favorable by Business and Professions Subcommittee; YEAS 8 NAYS 7 -HJ 298
• Now in Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 298
• Introduced -HJ 40
• On Committee agenda-- Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee, 03/12/19, 1:30 pm, Morris Hall
• Favorable by Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -HJ 403
• Now in Commerce Committee -HJ 403
• On Committee agenda-- Commerce Committee, 03/21/19, 12:00 pm, Webster Hall
• Favorable by- Commerce Committee; YEAS 21 NAYS 0 -HJ 489
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 489
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died on Calendar
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