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House Bill 1190

House Bill 1190

ARCHIVE (2006)

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DIGEST OF HB 1190 (Updated February 22, 2006 5:58 pm - DI 75)

Farm winery sales. Redefines "farm winery". Allows a farm winery to sell the winery's wine to consumers by the bottle at a farmers' market that is operated on a not-for-profit basis. Allows a farm winery to offer wine tastings and sell the winery's wine at three locations apart from the winery. Increases to 30 days (from nine days) the amount of time in a calendar year during which a farm winery may participate in a trade show or exposition. Provides that a wine manufacturer located inside or outside Indiana that wants to sell wine directly to a consumer must obtain a direct wine seller's permit. Establishes an annual direct wine seller's permit fee of $100. Makes it a Class C misdemeanor for violating the direct wine shipping statutes and increases the penalty to a Class A misdemeanor or Class D felony if the person has prior unrelated offenses. Establishes a wine wholesaler permit fee for a wholesaler who sells less than 12,000 gallons of wine annually. Allows a person to bring 18 liters of wine into Indiana for personal use. Prohibits the holder of a farm winery distiller's permit from selling brandy at wholesale and specifies that the holder may only sell brandy at retail on the permitted premises. Repeals affidavit requirement for a holder of a farm winery permit.
Current Status:
In Committee - 2nd House
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