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HB 242 - Permitting the On-Site Sale of Alcohol at Distilleries - Key Vote

Pennsylvania Key Votes

Harry Readshaw III voted Yea (Concurrence Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Permitting the On-Site Sale of Alcohol at Distilleries

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (164-29) - (Key vote)

Title: Permitting the On-Site Sale of Alcohol at Distilleries

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that establishes limited distillery licenses and increases the hours alcohol may be sold.

Highlights:
  • Establishes a limited distillery license to be distributed by the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) authorizing holders of the license to (Sec. 21):
    • Produce no more than 100,000 gallons of distilled liquor per year;
    • Sell bottled liquor produced on site between the hours of 9 am and 11 pm;
    • Sell at up to 2 satellite locations; and
    • Provide tasting samples of liquor not to exceed 1.5 fluid ounces.
  • Increases the hours distributors may sell malt or brewed beverages from 12 pm to 5 pm on Sundays to 9 am to 9 pm (Sec. 17).
  • Repeals the requirement that distributors obtain the personal information of an individual who buys large quantities of malt or brewed beverages (Sec. 9).
  • Increases the hours restaurants may sell alcoholic beverages from 11 am on Sundays to 9 am, provided that a meal is available for order at that time (Sec. 3).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (40-9) - (Key vote)

Title: Permitting the On-Site Sale of Alcohol at Distilleries

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes limited distillery licenses and increases the hours alcohol may be sold.

Highlights:
  • Establishes a limited distillery license to be distributed by the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) authorizing holders of the license to (Sec. 21):
    • Produce no more than 100,000 gallons of distilled liquor per year;
    • Sell bottled liquor produced on site between the hours of 9 am and 11 pm;
    • Sell at up to 2 satellite locations; and
    • Provide tasting samples of liquor not to exceed 1.5 fluid ounces.
  • Increases the hours distributors may sell malt or brewed beverages from 12 pm to 5 pm on Sundays to 9 am to 9 pm (Sec. 17).
  • Repeals the requirement that distributors obtain the personal information of an individual who buys large quantities of malt or brewed beverages (Sec. 9).
  • Increases the hours restaurants may sell alcoholic beverages from 11 am on Sundays to 9 am, provided that a meal is available for order at that time (Sec. 3).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (170-32) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Permitting the On-Site Sale of Alcohol at Distilleries

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