HB428 (2015) Detail

Relative to New Hampshire products sold by the liquor commission.


HB 428 - AS INTRODUCED

2015 SESSION

15-0181

03/06

HOUSE BILL 428

AN ACT relative to New Hampshire products sold by the liquor commission.

SPONSORS: Rep. F. Rice, Rock 21; Rep. Kaen, Straf 5; Sen. Bradley, Dist 3

COMMITTEE: Commerce and Consumer Affairs

ANALYSIS

This bill modifies the requirement that the liquor commission purchase and list for sale New?Hampshire products.

This bill was requested by the commission to review and consider alcoholic beverage manufacturing processes and retail sales at manufacturing facilities established by RSA 175:9.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

15-0181

03/06

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Fifteen

AN ACT relative to New Hampshire products sold by the liquor commission.

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

1 New Hampshire Products. Amend RSA 176:12 to read as follows:

176:12 New Hampshire Products.

I. The commission, wherever feasible, shall purchase from businesses domiciled in New?Hampshire and list for sale in all state stores [the domestic] liquor and wines [manufactured or bottled in this state by a manufacturer] that are products of New Hampshire, made in New?Hampshire, or packaged in New Hampshire.

II. In this section:

(a) “Product of New Hampshire” means that at least 80 percent of the primary ingredients were grown in New Hampshire and the finished product was manufactured and packaged in New Hampshire.

(b) “Made in New Hampshire” means that the finished product was packaged in New Hampshire and at least 50 percent manufactured in New Hampshire.

(c) “Packaged in New Hampshire” means that the finished product was packaged in New Hampshire.

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

Links

HB428 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB428 Revision: 27891 Date: Dec. 16, 2015, midnight

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