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HB 400 - Revised Alcohol Content of Beer - Key Vote

Montana Key Votes

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Revised Alcohol Content of Beer

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (40-10) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (80-20) - (Key vote)

Title: Revised Alcohol Content of Beer

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that raises the limit on alcohol percentage by volume in beer from 7 percent to 14 percent.

Highlights:
-Specifies that the limit shall be 8.75 percent if the beer is a malt beverage that does not meet the following conditions (Sec. 2):
    -It is made by the alcoholic fermentation of an infusion or decoction, or a combination of both, in potable brewing water, of malted cereal grain; and -The sugars used for fermentation are at least 75 percent derived from malted cereal grain measured as a percentage of the total dry weight of the fermentable ingredients.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Revised Alcohol Content of Beer

Sponsors

  • Deborah Jean 'Deb' Kottel (MT - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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