HB427 (2018) Detail

Allowing hobby distillation of liquors.


HB 427 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0475

08/03

 

HOUSE BILL 427

 

AN ACT allowing hobby distillation of liquors.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Wallace, Rock. 33; Rep. Itse, Rock. 10; Rep. Hellwig, Hills. 37; Rep. Hoell, Merr. 23; Rep. Baldasaro, Rock. 5

 

COMMITTEE: Commerce and Consumer Affairs

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill allows the hobby distillation of liquors.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0475

08/03

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT allowing hobby distillation of liquors.

 

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

 

1  Liquors; Production for Personal or Family Use.  Amend RSA 175:5-b to read as follows:

175:5-b  Production of Beer, [ and] Wine, and Liquor for Personal or Family Use.

I.  Except as provided in this section, this title shall not apply to the production of beer, [ or] wine, other than fortified wine, or liquor by persons over 21 years of age for personal or family use, when such beer, [or] wine, or liquor is not offered for sale or sold, when produced in the following aggregate amount per household:

(a)  Not in excess of 200 gallons per calendar year if there are 2 or more persons producing beer, [or] wine, and liquor in such household.

(b)  Not in excess of 100 gallons per calendar year if there is only one person producing beer, [or] wine, and liquor in such household.

II.  It shall be unlawful for any person to produce beer, [or] wine, or liquor for personal or family use in excess of the amounts permitted in paragraph I or to offer for sale or sell such beer or wine.

III.  Beer, [or] wine, or liquor produced under the provisions of paragraph I may be removed from the premises where made for personal or family use for use at organized home brewing and liquor distilling meetings, exhibitions, or competitions, such as [homebrewer's] beer and liquor contests, tastings, or judgings, and for personal off-premises use.  Beer or wine used under this paragraph shall not be sold or offered for sale.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect January 1, 2018.

Links

HB427 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 24, 2017 House Hearing
Feb. 8, 2017 House Exec Session
Feb. 14, 2017 House Exec Session
Oct. 31, 2017 House Exec Session
Jan. 3, 2018 House Floor Vote
Jan. 9, 2018 House Floor Vote
House Floor Vote
Feb. 15, 2018 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB427 Revision: 2546 Date: Jan. 27, 2017, 11:59 a.m.

Docket


Feb. 15, 2018: Inexpedient to Legislate: MA RC 211-121 02/15/2018 HJ 4 P. 13


: Special Order to 2/15/2018 Without Objection HJ 3 P. 81


: Special Order to next session day Without Objection HJ 2 P. 47


: Special Order to 1/9/2018 Without Objection HJ 1 P. 104


Jan. 3, 2018: Removed from Consent (Rep. Wallace) 01/03/2018 HJ 1 P. 26


Jan. 3, 2018: Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 01/03/2018 (Vote 12-1; CC)


Oct. 31, 2017: Executive Session: 10/31/2017 11:00 AM LOB 302


Oct. 24, 2017: ==RESCHEDULED== Retained Bill Subcommittee Work Session: 10/24/2017 10:45 AM LOB 308


Oct. 24, 2017: ==CANCELLED== Retained Bill Subcommittee Work Session: 10/24/2017 10:45 AM LOB 302


Sept. 5, 2017: Retained Bill Subcommittee Work Session: 09/05/2017 01:00 PM LOB 302


: Retained in Committee


Feb. 14, 2017: ==CONTINUED== Executive Session: 02/14/2017 01:30 PM LOB 302


Feb. 14, 2017: Subcommittee Work Session: 02/14/2017 11:00 AM LOB 302


Feb. 8, 2017: ==RECESSED== Executive Session: 02/08/2017 10:00 AM LOB 302


Feb. 7, 2017: Subcommittee Work Session: 02/07/2017 11:00 AM LOB 302


Feb. 1, 2017: Subcommittee Work Session: 02/01/2017 09:00 AM LOB 302


Jan. 24, 2017: Public Hearing: 01/24/2017 10:30 AM LOB 302


Jan. 5, 2017: Introduced 01/05/2017 and referred to Commerce and Consumer Affairs HJ 3 P. 12