SB418 (2018) Detail

(Third New Title) relative to wine samples and samples for consumption on the premises of a beverage manufacturer.


CHAPTER 285

SB 418 - FINAL VERSION

 

03/21/2018   1091s

03/21/2018   1134s

2May2018... 1510h

05/23/2018   2016CofC

 

2018 SESSION

18-2800

08/03

 

SENATE BILL 418

 

AN ACT relative to wine samples and samples for consumption on the premises of a beverage manufacturer.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Bradley, Dist 3; Sen. Carson, Dist 14; Sen. Cavanaugh, Dist 16; Sen. French, Dist 7; Sen. Gannon, Dist 23; Sen. Giuda, Dist 2; Sen. Innis, Dist 24; Sen. Lasky, Dist 13; Sen. Reagan, Dist 17; Sen. Watters, Dist 4; Rep. Biggie, Hills. 23; Rep. Fraser, Belk. 1; Rep. Williams, Hills. 4

 

COMMITTEE: Commerce

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill allows wine manufacturers to serve samples of wine on premises and allows such manufacturers to serve 2 5-ounce samples if they serve food.

 

This bill also allows beverage manufacturers to provide a 16-ounce sample for consumption and allows such manufacturers to serve 2 16-ounce samples if they serve food.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

03/21/2018   1091s

03/21/2018   1134s

2May2018... 1510h

05/23/2018   2016CofC 18-2800

08/03

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to wine samples and samples for consumption on the premises of a beverage manufacturer.

 

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

 

285:1  Wine Samples.  Amend RSA 178:8, III to read as follows:

III.  Each wine manufacturer shall have the right to sell at retail or wholesale at its winery, and at retail at one wine manufacturer retail outlet, for off-premises consumption any of its wines.  The wine manufacturer shall pay an annual fee of $216 to the commission for the wine manufacturer retail outlet.  The wine manufacturer may transport wines it manufactures to its wine manufacturer retail outlet for sample or sale.  Visitors of legal drinking age at the manufacturing location or wine manufacturer retail outlet may be provided with samples of wine manufactured by the licensee in this state for tasting.  [Samples may be provided either] A wine manufacturer may either provide samples for free or for a fee [and] which shall be limited to one 2-ounce sample per label or one 5-ounce glass per person.  At such times as food is available, a wine manufacturer may serve no more than 2 5-ounce glasses per person in any areas approved by the commission.  For the purpose of this section, food and non-alcoholic beverages may be provided by a properly-licensed third party food vendor, prepared on or off the premises.  Pursuant to rules adopted by the commission, a wine manufacturer may transport its products to a farmers' market or a wine festival licensed under RSA 178:31, and may sell such products at retail in the original container.

285:2  Beverage Manufacturer License; On-Premises Consumption.  Amend RSA 178:12, II-a to read as follows:

II-a.  The holder of a beverage manufacturer license may sell beverage samples to visitors of legal drinking age for consumption on the premises where the beverages were manufactured.  [Sales of samples for consumption on the premises shall be limited to one 4-ounce glass per label per person.]  A beverage manufacturer may either provide samples for free or for a fee which shall be limited to one 4-ounce glass per label or one 16-ounce glass per person.  At such times as food is available, a beverage manufacturer may serve no more than 2 16-ounce glasses per person in any areas approved by the commission.  For the purpose of this section, food and non-alcoholic beverages may be provided by a properly-licensed third party food vendor, prepared on or off the premises.

285:3  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

 

Approved: June 21, 2018

Effective Date: June 21, 2018

Links

SB418 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 6, 2018 Senate Hearing
March 22, 2018 Senate Floor Vote
March 21, 2018 Senate Floor Vote
April 11, 2018 House Hearing
April 18, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
May 2, 2018 House Floor Vote
May 17, 2018 House Floor Vote
May 23, 2018 House Floor Vote
May 23, 2018 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB418 Revision: 4203 Date: June 25, 2018, 3:50 p.m.
SB418 Revision: 3939 Date: May 23, 2018, 1 p.m.
SB418 Revision: 3652 Date: May 2, 2018, 10:52 a.m.
SB418 Revision: 3298 Date: March 21, 2018, 6:54 p.m.
SB418 Revision: 2777 Date: Dec. 20, 2017, 11:59 a.m.

Docket


June 21, 2018: Signed by the Governor on 06/21/2018; Chapter 0284; Effective 06/21/2018 SC 27


May 23, 2018: Enrolled (In recess 05/23/2018); SJ 18


May 23, 2018: Enrolled 05/23/2018


May 23, 2018: Conference Committee Report # 2018-2016c, Adopted, VV; 05/23/2018; SJ 18


May 23, 2018: Conference Committee Report 2016c: Adopted, VV 05/23/2018


May 17, 2018: Conference Committee Report # 2018-2016c Filed 05/17/2018; House Amendment + New Amendment


May 15, 2018: Committee of Conference Meeting: 05/15/2018, 02:00 pm, Room 100, SH


May 15, 2018: Committee of Conference Meeting: 05/15/2018, 02:00 pm, Room 100, SH


May 10, 2018: Speaker Appoints: Reps. Hunt, Williams, Fromuth, Panasiti 05/10/2018


May 10, 2018: House Accedes to Senate Request for CofC (Rep. B. Griffin): MA VV 05/10/2018


May 10, 2018: President Appoints: Senators Innis, Bradley, Soucy; 05/10/2018; SJ 17


May 10, 2018: President Appoints: Senators Innis, Sanborn, Soucy; 05/10/2018; SJ 17


May 10, 2018: Sen. Innis Moved Nonconcur with the House Amendment; Requests C of C, MA, VV; 05/10/2018; SJ 17


May 2, 2018: Ought to Pass with Amendment 1510h: MA VV 05/02/2018


May 2, 2018: Amendment # 2018-1510h: AA VV 05/02/2018


May 2, 2018: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-1510h (NT) for 05/02/2018 (Vote 18-1; CC) HC 17 P. 4


: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-1510h (NT) (Vote 18-1; CC)


April 18, 2018: Executive Session: 04/18/2018 LOB 302


April 18, 2018: Subcommittee Work Session: 04/18/2018 11:00 AM LOB 302


April 11, 2018: Public Hearing: 04/11/2018 11:15 AM LOB 302


March 22, 2018: Introduced 03/22/2018 and referred to Commerce and Consumer Affairs HJ 10 P. 53


March 21, 2018: Ought to Pass with Amendments 2018-1091s, and 2018-1134s, RC 15Y-8N, MA; OT3rdg; 03/21/2018; SJ 9


March 21, 2018: Sen. Bradley Floor Amendment # 2018-1134s, RC 14Y-9N, AA; 03/21/2018; SJ 9


March 21, 2018: Committee Amendment # 2018-1091s, AA, VV; 03/21/2018; SJ 9


March 21, 2018: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-1091s, 03/21/2018; SC 13


March 22, 2018: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-1091s, 03/22/2018; SC 13


Feb. 6, 2018: ===ROOM CHANGE=== Hearing: 02/06/2018, Room 102, LOB, 01:00 pm; SC 5


Jan. 3, 2018: To Be Introduced 01/03/2018 and Referred to Commerce; SJ 1