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House Bill 1293

House Bill 1293

ARCHIVE (2013)

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DIGEST OF HB 1293 (Updated April 16, 2013 4:44 pm - DI 84)

Artisan distiller's permit. Creates an artisan distiller's permit for a person who desires to commercially manufacture not more than 10,000 gallons of liquor in a calendar year (excluding the amount of any liquor sold through a liquor wholesaler). Allows an artisan distiller to do the following: (1) Manufacture, blend, bottle, store, transport, and sell liquor to a wholesaler. (2) Serve complimentary samples and sell liquor to consumers by the drink, bottle, or case at the artisan's distillery. (3) Hold an interest in a farm winery permit or microbrewery permit. Provides that the holder of an artisan distiller permit may be: (1) an individual; (2) a firm; (3) a corporation; (4) a partnership; (5) a limited partnership; (6) a limited liability company; (7) an incorporated or unincorporated association; or (8) other legal entity. Provides that an applicant must meet certain requirements to be eligible for an artisan distiller's permit. Provides that the holder of an artisan distiller's permit that provides samples or sells liquor by the glass must furnish the minimum food requirements prescribed by the alcohol and tobacco commission. Allows the commission to collect an annual $250 permit fee for a biennial artisan distiller's permit. Provides that a percentage of the artisan distiller's permit fee is deposited in the enforcement and administration fund and the state general fund. Makes conforming amendments.
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