HB175 (2014) Detail

Relative to New Hampshire domestic liquor and wines.


HB 175 – AS INTRODUCED

2013 SESSION

13-0092

03/10

HOUSE BILL 175

AN ACT relative to New Hampshire domestic liquor and wines.

SPONSORS: Rep. John Hunt, Ches 11; Rep. Schlachman, Rock 18

COMMITTEE: Commerce and Consumer Affairs

ANALYSIS

This bill requires special shelving in state liquor stores for New Hampshire domestic liquor and wines. This bill also requires annual reports by the liquor commission on the domestic liquor and wine industry.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

13-0092

03/10

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Thirteen

AN ACT relative to New Hampshire domestic liquor and wines.

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

1 Liquor Commission; Duties. Amend RSA 176:3, I to read as follows:

I. Optimize the profitability of the commission, with the exception of special efforts to promote domestic liquors and wines with special shelving under RSA 177:3, IV.

2 New Hampshire Products; Reports. Amend RSA 176:12 to read as follows:

176:12 New Hampshire Products. The commission, wherever feasible, shall purchase and list for sale in all state stores the domestic liquor and wines manufactured or bottled in this state by a manufacturer. The commission shall, annually, during the regular legislative session, report to the house and senate standing committees with jurisdiction over commerce on the commission’s efforts to ensure that residents and tourists are aware of New Hampshire’s domestic liquor and wine industry. The report shall include, but not be limited to, efforts in the areas of marketing, display, sales data, and goals, and the commission’s recommendations for improvements within the commission and within the industry.

3 New Paragraph; Store Plan; Shelving. Amend RSA 177:3 by inserting after paragraph III the following new paragraph:

IV. Placement of domestic liquor and wine shelving: dedicated shelving and signage to achieve ease of visibility to those entering the store.

4 Effective Date. This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Links

HB175 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB175 Revision: 26866 Date: March 27, 2014, midnight

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