Florida Senate - 2024                                    SB 1134
       By Senator Trumbull
       2-01061A-24                                           20241134__
    1                       A bill to be entitled                       
    2         An act relating to individual wine containers;
    3         amending s. 564.05, F.S.; revising the limitation on
    4         the size of individual wine containers to glass
    5         containers only; providing applicability; providing an
    6         effective date.
    8  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   10         Section 1. Section 564.05, Florida Statutes, is amended to
   11  read:
   12         564.05 Limitation on of size of individual glass wine
   13  containers; penalty.—
   14         (1) It is unlawful for a person to sell within this state
   15  wine in an individual glass container holding more than 1 gallon
   16  of such wine, unless such wine is in a reusable glass container
   17  holding 5.16 gallons. However, qualified distributors and
   18  manufacturers may sell wine to other qualified distributors or
   19  manufacturers in any size glass container. Except as provided in
   20  s. 564.09, wine sold or offered for sale by a licensed vendor to
   21  be consumed off the premises must shall be in the unopened
   22  original glass container. A person convicted of a violation of
   23  this section commits a misdemeanor of the second degree,
   24  punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083.
   25         (2) This section does not apply to containers made from
   26  other materials that are not glass.
   27         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2024.