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House Bill 1479


House Bill 1479

ARCHIVE (2007)

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DIGEST OF HB1479 (Updated February 15, 2007 2:20 pm - DI 84)


Various alcoholic beverage matters. Allows a brewer of a small brewery to sell and deliver beer to a consumer. Removes a provision that allows a brewer of a large brewery to sell and deliver beer to a consumer. Prohibits a beer wholesaler from selling beer to a consumer other than an employee of the wholesaler. Allows liquor retailers and liquor dealers to provide samples of flavored malt beverages and hard cider that do not exceed six ounces. Establishes requirements that a wine wholesaler must meet to resell wine purchased at an estate sale. Provides a wholesaler with immunity from civil liability for product liability or negligence regarding wine the wholesaler purchased at an estate auction and resold. Makes it a Class D felony for a wholesaler to sell a brand of alcoholic beverages that the permittee has not been authorized to sell by the brand's primary source of supply and allows an injured permittee to bring a civil action against the wholesaler.. Prohibits a permittee from coercing another permittee to enter into an agreement or take an action that violates the alcoholic beverage statutes and rules. (Current law prohibits only a primary source of supply or a beer wholesaler from coercing a beer wholesaler.)
Current Status:
 In Committee - 2nd House
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