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HB 1293 - Establishes Micro-Distiller Permits - Key Vote

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Jim Merritt, Jr. voted Yea (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Establishes Micro-Distiller Permits

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (88-4) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (38-9) - (Key vote)

Title: Establishes Micro-Distiller Permits

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes an artisan distiller's permit for the annual commercial manufacture of up to 10,000 gallons of liquor, effective July 1, 2013.

Highlights:
  • Establishes an artisan distiller's permit for the commercial manufacture of liquor, which is issued for 2 years for an annual fee of $250 (Sec. 6).
  • Defines “artisan distiller” as an individual who holds an artisan distiller's permit and desires to commercially manufacture liquor (Sec. 6).
  • Limits an artisan distiller’s annual production to a maximum of 10,000 gallons of liquor, excluding that which is sold through a wholesaler (Sec. 6).
  • Authorizes an artisan distillery to do the following (Sec. 6):
    • Manufacture, bottle and store liquor manufactured by the artisan distiller;
    • Transport, sell, and deliver liquor manufactured by the artisan distiller;
    • Sell liquor manufactured by the artisan distiller by the drink, bottle, or case from the premises of the distillery; and
    • Serve complimentary samples of the liquor manufactured by the artisan distiller on the premises of the distillery.
  • Requires an individual applying for an artisan distiller's permit to hold 1 of the following permits for at least 3 years prior to the date of the application (Sec. 6):
    • A farm winery permit;
    • A brewer's permit; or
    • A distiller's permit.
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (91-8) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Establishes Micro-Distiller Permits

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