SB353 (2018) Detail

Relative to direct shippers of alcohol.


SB 353-FN - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2955

08/01

 

SENATE BILL 353-FN

 

AN ACT relative to direct shippers of alcohol.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Morse, Dist 22; Sen. Innis, Dist 24; Sen. French, Dist 7; Rep. Biggie, Hills. 23; Rep. Fraser, Belk. 1

 

COMMITTEE: Commerce

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill removes the requirement for alcohol retailers to apply for a direct shipper permit.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2955

08/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to direct shippers of alcohol.

 

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

 

1  Direct Shippers.  Amend RSA 178:27, I(a) to read as follows:

(a)  Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, any person currently licensed in its state of domicile as a wine manufacturer, beverage manufacturer, importer, or wholesaler[, or retailer] shall apply for a direct shipper permit from the commission.

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

 

LBAO

18-2955

11/30/17

 

SB 353-FN- FISCAL NOTE

AS INTRODUCED

 

AN ACT relative to direct shippers of alcohol.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:      [ X ] State              [    ] County               [    ] Local              [    ] None

 

 

 

Estimated Increase / (Decrease)

STATE:

FY 2019

FY 2020

FY 2021

FY 2022

   Appropriation

$0

$0

$0

$0

   Revenue

Indeterminable

Indeterminable

Indeterminable

Indeterminable

   Expenditures

$0

$0

$0

$0

Funding Source:

  [ X ] General            [    ] Education            [    ] Highway           [ X ] Other - Liquor Fund

 

 

 

 

 

METHODOLOGY:

This bill removes the requirement for alcohol retailers to apply for a direct shipper permit.  The New Hampshire Liquor Commission indicates there currently are 81 retailers holding a direct shipper permit.  If this bill were to pass, the Commission estimates annual permit fee revenue would decrease by $40,500 and annual direct shipping revenue would decrease by $365,500.  The Commission assumes sale through off-premise licensees, New Hampshire wineries and State-owned retail store would increase to offset the decline in permit fee and direct shipping fee revenue.

 

AGENCIES CONTACTED:

New Hampshire Liquor Commission

 

 

Links

SB353 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 16, 2018 Senate Hearing
Feb. 15, 2018 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB353 Revision: 2647 Date: Dec. 12, 2017, 12:57 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 To Be Introduced 01/03/2018 and Referred to Commerce; SJ 1
Jan. 16, 2018 Hearing: 01/16/2018, Room 100, SH, 01:00 pm; SC 2
Feb. 15, 2018 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate; Vote 5-0; CC; 02/15/2018; SC 7
Feb. 15, 2018 Sen. Morse Moved to Remove SB 353-FN from the Consent Calendar; 02/15/2018; SJ 4
Feb. 15, 2018 Sen. Bradley Moved Laid on Table, MA, VV; 02/15/2018; SJ 4
Feb. 15, 2018 Pending Motion Inexpedient to Legislate; 02/15/2018; SJ 4