HB1411 (2012) Detail

Establishing a committee to study small brewer relationships with distributors.


HB 1411 – AS INTRODUCED

2012 SESSION

12-2755

03/09

HOUSE BILL 1411

AN ACT establishing a committee to study small brewer relationships with distributors.

SPONSORS: Rep. Schroadter, Rock 12

COMMITTEE: Commerce and Consumer Affairs

ANALYSIS

This bill establishes a committee to study small brewer relationships with distributors.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

12-2755

03/09

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twelve

AN ACT establishing a committee to study small brewer relationships with distributors.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

1 Committee Established. There is established a committee to study small brewer relationships with distributors.

2 Membership and Compensation.

I. The members of the committee shall be as follows:

(a) Three members of the house of representatives, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

(b) Three members of the senate, appointed by the president of the senate.

II. Members of the committee shall receive mileage at the legislative rate when attending to the duties of the committee.

3 Duties. The committee shall study small brewer relationships with distributors. The focus of the committee’s study shall be the beer distribution system as it currently exists in New Hampshire and the extent to which state laws allow sufficient flexibility for small breweries, or microbreweries, to compete in the New Hampshire market.

4 Chairperson; Quorum. The members of the study committee shall elect a chairperson from among the members. The first meeting of the committee shall be called by the first-named house member. The first meeting of the committee shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section. Four members of the committee shall constitute a quorum.

5 Report. The committee shall report its findings and any recommendations for proposed legislation to the speaker of the house of representatives, the president of the senate, the house clerk, the senate clerk, the governor, and the state library on or before November 1, 2012.

6 Effective Date. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Links

HB1411 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB1411 Revision: 21305 Date: Dec. 14, 2011, midnight

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