Florida Senate - 2024                             CS for SB 1134
       By the Committee on Regulated Industries; and Senators Trumbull
       and Bradley
       580-02915-24                                          20241134c1
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to individual wine containers;
    3         amending s. 564.05, F.S.; revising an exception to the
    4         maximum allowable capacity for an individual container
    5         of wine sold in this state; providing an effective
    6         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 of size of individual wine containers;
   13  penalty.—It is unlawful for a person to sell within this state
   14  wine in an individual container holding more than 1 gallon of
   15  such wine, unless such wine is in a reusable container holding
   16  5.16 gallons, or unless it is in a glass container holding 4.5
   17  liters, 9 liters, 12 liters, or 15 liters of such wine. However,
   18  qualified distributors and manufacturers may sell wine to other
   19  qualified distributors or manufacturers in any size container.
   20  Except as provided in s. 564.09, wine sold or offered for sale
   21  by a licensed vendor to be consumed off the premises shall be in
   22  the unopened original container. A person convicted of a
   23  violation of this section commits a misdemeanor of the second
   24  degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083.
   25         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2024.