Introduced House Bill (H)

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DIGEST

Sale of growlers by package liquor stores. Creates a supplemental package liquor store permit (supplemental permit) that the alcohol and tobacco commission may issue to a person who holds a beer dealer permit and is the proprietor of a package liquor store. Allows the holder of a supplemental permit to: (1) fill or refill containers by transferring beer from a brewery-sealed keg to the container; and (2) sell the beer to consumers for consumption off the licensed premises. Provides that a container filled or refilled by the supplemental permit holder may: (1) have a liquid capacity of not more than Sale of growlers by package liquor stores. Creates a supplemental package liquor store permit (supplemental permit) that the alcohol and tobacco commission may issue to a person who holds a beer dealer permit and is the proprietor of a package liquor store. Allows the holder of a supplemental permit to: (1) fill or refill containers by transferring beer from a brewery-sealed keg to the container; and (2) sell the beer to consumers for consumption off the licensed premises. Provides that a container filled or refilled by the supplemental permit holder may: (1) have a liquid capacity of not more than 64 ounces; and (2) be provided by the consumer or sold to the consumer by the holder of the supplemental permit. Prohibits a container from being filled or refilled by the holder of the supplemental permit before the sale of the beer to the consumer. Provides that statutes prohibiting the refilling of an alcoholic beverage container and selling beer in a container that was not packaged and sealed by the brewer do not apply to the holder of a supplemental permit. Provides that the supplemental permit is an annual permit with a fee of $150 dollars per year. Provides that fees collected from the supplemental permit are deposited in the alcohol and tobacco commission enforcement and administration fund. ... View more