HB98 (2017) Detail

Relative to brewpub licenses.


CHAPTER 120

HB 98-FN - FINAL VERSION

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0103

03/09

 

HOUSE BILL 98-FN

 

AN ACT relative to brewpub licenses.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Hunt, Ches. 11; Rep. D. Long, Merr. 4; Rep. Ebel, Merr. 5

 

COMMITTEE: Commerce and Consumer Affairs

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill authorizes brew pubs to manufacture alcoholic cider.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0103

03/09

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to brewpub licenses.

 

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

 

120:1  Definitions; Brew Pub.  Amend RSA 175:1, XII-a to read as follows:

XII-a.  "Brew pub'' means a manufacturer of beer, [or] specialty beer, or cider not exceeding 2,500 barrels annually, which as a functional part of its business, maintains a full service restaurant serving the beer it manufactures as well as other beverage and liquor as allowed by RSA 178:21, II(a)(1) and RSA 178:22, V(q).

120:2  Brew Pub License.  Amend RSA 178:13, I-II to read as follows:

I.  A brew pub license shall authorize the licensee to manufacture beer or cider in quantities not to exceed 2,500 barrels annually primarily for consumption on the licensed premises.

II.  A brew pub licensee may sell beer or cider manufactured on the premises or manufactured by the licensee at a host brewer facility to individuals for on-premises and off-premises consumption and to New Hampshire licensed retailers and wholesalers.  A brew pub shall maintain a full service restaurant and may subsequently serve beverage and liquor as permitted by RSA 178:21, II(a)(1), RSA 178:22, V(e)(2), and RSA 178:22, V(q).

120:3  New Paragraph; Brew Pubs; Fee for Manufacture and Sale of Cider.  Amend RSA 178:13 by inserting after paragraph VII the following new paragraph:

VIII.  Any brew pub licensee manufacturing and selling cider shall pay an annual fee of $240 in addition to any other fees paid by the licensee.

120:4  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

 

Approved: June 16, 2017

Effective Date: August 15, 2017

 

 

 

Links

HB98 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 17, 2017 House Hearing
Jan. 25, 2017 House Exec Session
Feb. 2, 2017 House Floor Vote
March 28, 2017 Senate Hearing
April 20, 2017 Senate Floor Vote
May 11, 2017 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB98 Revision: 1061 Date: June 19, 2017, 10:23 a.m.
HB98 Revision: 1062 Date: May 11, 2017, 1:45 p.m.
HB98 Revision: 1063 Date: Jan. 31, 2017, 7:48 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 4, 2017 Introduced 01/04/2017 and referred to Commerce and Consumer Affairs HJ 2 P. 16
Jan. 17, 2017 Public Hearing: 01/17/2017 10:45 AM LOB 302
Jan. 25, 2017 Subcommittee Work Session: 01/25/2017 09:00 AM LOB 302
Jan. 25, 2017 Executive Session: 01/25/2017 11:15 AM LOB 302
Feb. 2, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 02/02/2017 (Vote 18-0; CC) HC 9 P. 2
Feb. 2, 2017 Ought to Pass: MA VV 02/02/2017 HJ 5 P. 2
Feb. 16, 2017 Introduced 02/16/2017 and Referred to Commerce; SJ 7
March 28, 2017 Hearing: 03/28/2017, Room 100, SH, 01:00 pm; SC 16
April 20, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 04/20/2017; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 19
April 20, 2017 Ought to Pass: MA, VV; Refer to Finance Rule 4-5; 04/20/2017; SJ 14
May 11, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 05/11/2017; SC 22
May 11, 2017 Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 05/11/2017; SJ 16
May 18, 2017 Enrolled (In recess 05/18/2017); SJ 18
May 18, 2017 Enrolled 05/18/2017 HJ 16 P. 9
June 16, 2017 Signed by Governor Sununu 06/16/2017; Chapter 120; Eff. 8/15/2017