HB1358 (2024) Detail

(Second New Title) relative to tenant and contract manufacturers of beer, wine, and liquor; allowing pharmacists to administer influenza, COVID-19, and other FDA licensed vaccines without explicit approval from the general court; and, restricting the purchase of real property on or around military installations.


HB 1358 - VERSION ADOPTED BY BOTH BODIES

 

28Mar2024... 1072h

05/23/2024   2095s

13Jun2024... 2302CofC

 

2024 SESSION

24-2272

08/10

 

HOUSE BILL 1358

 

AN ACT relative to tenant and contract manufacturers of beer, wine, and liquor; allowing pharmacists to administer influenza, COVID-19, and other FDA licensed vaccines without explicit approval from the general court; and, restricting the purchase of real property on or around military installations.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Hunt, Ches. 14

 

COMMITTEE: Commerce and Consumer Affairs

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill:

 

I.  Expands tenant brewing to include manufacturers of wine and liquor.

 

II.  Creates a committee to study the acquisition of land by China.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

28Mar2024... 1072h

05/23/2024   2095s

13Jun2024... 2302CofC 24-2272

08/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty Four

 

AN ACT relative to tenant and contract manufacturers of beer, wine, and liquor; allowing pharmacists to administer influenza, COVID-19, and other FDA licensed vaccines without explicit approval from the general court; and, restricting the purchase of real property on or around military installations.

 

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

 

1  Contract Brewer; Definitions.  RSA 175:1, XXV-a and XXV-b is repealed and reenacted to read as follows:

XXV-a. "Contract brewer" means a beverage manufacturer, hired to produce a beverage on the behalf of another beverage manufacturer, nano brewery, or brewpub, licensed by the commission or holding a license to manufacture a beverage issued by another state.

XXV-b. "Contract brewing?arrangement" means a business relationship in which a beverage manufacturer is hired to produce a beverage on the behalf of another beverage manufacturer, nano brewery, or brewpub, licensed by the commission or holding a license to manufacture a beverage issued by another state.

2  New Paragraphs; Contract Wine Manufacturer; Contract Liquor Manufacturer; Definitions.  Amend RSA 175:1 by inserting after paragraph XXV-b the following new paragraphs:

XXV-c. “Contract wine manufacturer” means a wine manufacturer, hired to produce a wine on the behalf of another wine manufacturer, licensed by the commission or holding a license to manufacture wine issued by another state.

XXV-d. "Contract wine?arrangement" means a relationship in which a wine manufacturer is hired to produce a wine on the behalf of another wine manufacturer, licensed by the commission or holding a license to manufacture wine issued by another state.

XXV-e. “Contract liquor manufacturer” means a liquor manufacturer, hired to produce a liquor on the behalf of another liquor manufacturer, licensed by the commission or holding a license to manufacture liquor issued by another state.

XXV-f. "Contract liquor?arrangement" means a business relationship in which a liquor manufacturer is hired to produce a liquor on the behalf of another liquor manufacturer, licensed by the commission or holding a license to manufacture liquor issued by another state.

3  Host Manufacturer; Definitions.  RSA 175:1, XXXVI-b is repealed and reenacted to read as follows:

XXXVI-b.  "Host manufacturer" means a beverage manufacturer,?wine manufacturer, or liquor manufacturer facility involved in a host-tenant relationship.  In this relationship, the tenant party holds a tenant manufacturer license under RSA 178:12-b; 178:8-a or 178:6-a, allowing them to produce or package beverages, wine, or liquor as permitted by their specific license type on the premises of the host manufacturer.  

4  Tenant Manufacturer; Definition.  RSA 175:1, LXIV-cc is repealed and reenacted to read as follows:

LXIV-cc.  "Tenant manufacturer" means a person who has a permit or notice approved by the United States Department of the Treasury Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau allowing the person to engage in an alternating proprietorship.

5  Tenant Manufacturing License; Brewer Option.  RSA 178:12-b is repealed and reenacted to read as follows:

178:12-b  ?Tenant Brewer Manufacturing  License; Brewer Option.

I. ? A holder of? a tenant manufacturer license may manufacture and/ or package alcoholic beverages on the premises of a host manufacturer, and shall be consistent with all terms and conditions contained in Title XIII for their license type.

II.  ?A holder of a?tenant?manufacturer license may transport in bulk alcoholic beverages produced on the?Tenant's premises to a host manufacturer for the purpose of packaging alcoholic beverages on the host manufacturer's premises.  

III.  ?To be eligible for a?tenant?manufacturer license, the applicant shall have all applicable licenses or permits required by the United States Department of the Treasury Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau allowing the person to use the facilities, equipment, and employees of a host manufacturer.

IV.  ?A?tenant?manufacturer shall be subject to the same requirements regarding production of alcoholic beverages as if the manufacturer conducted its manufacturing on its own premises independently.

V. ? The commission may require a tenant brewer?manufacturer to maintain a record or log indicating which equipment is being used at any time by the?tenant brewer?manufacturer in the production of alcoholic beverages and which employees are working on production of the?tenant brewer manufacturer's product.

VI.  A tenant?manufacturer is subject to the same reporting requirements as a beverage manufacturer, wine manufacturer, and liquor manufacturer as required by their New Hampshire manufacturer's license.

VII.  A tenant manufacturer license shall have the right to transport beverages it manufactures in barrels, kegs, bottles, or other closed containers within the state for sale to licensees and to the state border for transportation and sale outside the state.

VIII.  The annual fee for each license issued under this section shall be $240.

6  New Paragraphs; Wine Manufacturer License; Tenant Option.  Amend RSA 178:8 by inserting after paragraph VIII the following new paragraphs:

IX. ? A wine manufacture licensee may be issued a?tenant?wine manufacturer license under RSA 178:8-a if the licensee meets the requirements of RSA 178:8-a. ? Wines produced or packaged by a wine manufacturer licensee as a?tenant?wine manufacturer at a host manufacturers’ facility shall be included in the production reports submitted to the commission. ? No alcohol may be sold by the wine manufacturer in any manner which is inconsistent with the provisions of this title.

X. ? A wine manufacturer may enter into a contract wine manufacturer arrangement with a contract  wine manufacturer, manufacturing in the state of New Hampshire after the wine manufacturer has been in operation for one year. ? Wine produced by a contract wine manufacturer intended for sale outside the state may be warehoused at the contract wine manufacturer’s facility or at some other facility accessible only to the wine manufacturer. ? A contract wine manufacturer shall not deliver wine to on-premises and off-premises licensees within the state.  ?A wine manufacturer shall file all contract wine manufacturer arrangements with the commission.

XI. ? The wine manufacturer shall submit to the liquor commission an annual report of all wines by:

(a) ? The wine manufacturer on-site.

(b)  ?Any?tenant wine?manufacturer.

(c)  ?Any contract wine manufacturer the wine manufacturer has contracted with under paragraph X.

XII.  ?All taxes due on product that is made by a contract wine manufacturer shall be paid by the wine manufacturer.

7  New Section; Tenant Wine Manufacturer License; Tenant Option.  Amend RSA 178 by inserting after section 8 the following new section:

178:8-a  Tenant Wine Manufacturer License; Tenant Option.

I.  A holder of tenant wine manufacturer license may manufacture and/ or package wine on the premises of a host manufacturer, and shall be consistent with all terms and conditions contained in Title XIII for their license type.

II.  A holder of a tenant manufacturer license may transport in bulk wine produced on the tenant's premises to a host manufacturer for the purpose of packaging wine on the host manufacturer's premises.

III.  To be eligible for a tenant wine manufacturer license, the applicant shall have all applicable permits or notices required by the United States Department of the Treasury Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau allowing the person to use the facilities, equipment, and employees of a host manufacturer.

IV.  A tenant wine manufacturer is subject to the same requirements regarding production of wine as if the manufacturer conducted its manufacturing on its own premises independently.

V.  Each tenant wine manufacturer shall maintain records and prepare reports for the commission which shall indicate the sales made under this section and shall pay to the commission monthly a fee equal to 5 percent of such sales on or before the fifteenth day of the month following the sale.

VI.  The annual fee for each license issued under this section shall be $240.

VII.  The commission may require a?tenant?wine manufacturer to maintain a record or log indicating which equipment is being used at any time by the?tenant?wine manufacturer in the production of alcoholic beverages and which employees are working on production of the?tenant?wine manufacturer's product.

8  New Paragraphs; Liquor Manufacturer Licenses; Tenant Option.  Amend RSA 178:6 by inserting after paragraph X the following new paragraphs:

XI.  ?A liquor manufacturer may be issued a?tenant?manufacturer license under RSA 178:6-a if the licensee meets the requirements of RSA 178:6-a.  Liquor produced or packaged by a liquor manufacturer licensee, as a?tenant?liquor manufacturer at a host manufacturers’ facility, shall be included in the production reports submitted to the commission.  ?No alcohol may be sold by the liquor manufacturer in any manner which is inconsistent with the provisions of this title.

XII. ? A liquor manufacturer may enter into a contract liquor manufacturer arrangement with a contract liquor manufacturer, manufacturing in the state of New Hampshire after the liquor manufacturer has been in operation for one year.  ?Liquor produced by a contract liquor manufacturer intended for sale outside the state may be warehoused at the contract liquor manufacturer’s facility or at some other facility accessible only to the liquor manufacturer. ? A contract liquor manufacturer shall not deliver liquor to on-premises and off-premises licensees within the state. ? A liquor manufacturer shall file all contract liquor manufacturer arrangements with the commission.

XIII.  ?The liquor manufacturer shall submit to the liquor commission an annual report of all liquor by:

(a)  ?The liquor manufacturer on-site.

(b)  ?Any?tenant?liquor manufacturer.

(c) ? Any contract liquor manufacturer the liquor manufacturer has contracted with under paragraph X.

XIV. ? All taxes due on product that is made by a contract liquor manufacturer shall be paid by the liquor manufacturer.

9  New Section; Tenant Liquor Manufacturer License; Tenant Option.  Amend RSA 178 by inserting after section 6 the following new section:

178:6-a  Tenant Liquor Manufacturer License;?  Tenant?Option.

I.  ?A holder of?tenant?liquor manufacturer license may manufacture and/ or package liquor on the premises of a host manufacturer, and shall be consistent with all terms and conditions contained in Title XIII for their license type.

II.  ?A holder of a?tenant?manufacturer license may transport in bulk liquor produced on the?tenant's premises to a host manufacturer for the purpose of packaging liquor on the host manufacturer's premises.  

III.  ?To be eligible for a tenant?liquor manufacturer license, the applicant shall have all applicable permits or notices required by the United States Department of the Treasury Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau allowing the person to use the facilities, equipment, and employees of a host manufacturer.

IV.  ?A?tenant liquor?manufacturer is subject to the same requirements regarding production of liquor as if the manufacturer conducted its manufacturing on its own premises independently.

V.  Each tenant liquor manufacturer shall maintain records and prepare reports for the commission which shall indicate the sales made under this section and shall pay to the commission monthly a fee equal to 8 percent of such sales or 8 percent of the retail value of such samples on or before the fifteenth day of the month following the sale or the sample distribution.

VI.  The annual fee for each license issued under this section shall be $240.

VII.  The commission may require a tenant liquor manufacturer to maintain a record or log indicating which equipment is being used at any time by the tenant liquor manufacturer in the production of alcoholic beverages and which employees are working on production of the tenant liquor manufacturer's product.

10  Study Committee.

I.  There is established a committee to study the acquisition of land by China.  The members of the committee shall be as follows:

(a)  Three members of the senate, appointed by the president of the senate.

(b)  Four members of the house of representatives, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

II.  Members of the committee shall receive mileage at the legislative rate when attending to the duties of the committee.

III.  The committee shall study the acquisition of land by China, specifically:

(a)  Acquisition of land around military bases.

(b)  Acquisition of land around infrastructure.

(c)  Acquisition of land around agriculture.

(d)  Consideration of the impact of federal law on state legislation and whether there is a preemption issue.

IV.  The members of the study committee shall elect a chairperson from among the members.  The first meeting of the committee shall be called by the first-named senate member.  The first meeting of the committee shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section.  Four members of the committee shall constitute a quorum.

V.  The committee shall report its findings and any recommendations for proposed legislation to the president of the senate, the speaker of the house of representatives, the senate clerk, the house clerk, the governor, and the state library on or before November 1, 2024.

11  Effective Date.

I.  Section 10 of this act shall take effect upon its passage.

II.  The remainder of this act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Amendments

Date Amendment
March 20, 2024 2024-1072h
May 23, 2024 2024-2095s

Links


Date Body Type
Jan. 11, 2024 House Hearing
Jan. 11, 2024 House Hearing
March 13, 2024 House Exec Session
March 20, 2024 House Exec Session
March 20, 2024 House Floor Vote
April 16, 2024 Senate Hearing
May 23, 2024 Senate Floor Vote
May 22, 2024 Senate Floor Vote
May 23, 2024 Senate Floor Vote
June 13, 2024 Senate Floor Vote
June 13, 2024 Senate Floor Vote
June 13, 2024 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1358 Revision: 42630 Date: June 13, 2024, 2:26 p.m.
HB1358 Revision: 42445 Date: May 25, 2024, 9:37 a.m.
HB1358 Revision: 42338 Date: May 23, 2024, 3:46 p.m.
HB1358 Revision: 41455 Date: March 28, 2024, 2:59 p.m.
HB1358 Revision: 41324 Date: March 20, 2024, 4:49 p.m.
HB1358 Revision: 39874 Date: Dec. 6, 2023, 1:22 p.m.

Docket


June 13, 2024: Conference Committee Report 2024-2302c: Adopted, VV 06/13/2024 HJ 16


June 12, 2024: Conference Committee Report # 2024-2302c, Adopted, VV; 06/13/2024; SJ 17


June 6, 2024: Conference Committee Report Filed, # 2024-2302c; 06/13/2024


June 6, 2024: Conference Committee Meeting: 06/06/2024 09:45 am LOB 201


June 3, 2024: Conference Committee Meeting: 06/03/2024 03:00 pm LOB 301-303


June 4, 2024: ==CANCELLED== Conference Committee Meeting: 06/04/2024 03:00 pm LOB 302-304


May 30, 2024: President Appoints: Senators Birdsell, Bradley, Soucy; 05/30/2024; SJ 16


May 30, 2024: Sen. Gannon Accedes to House Request for Committee of Conference, MA, VV; 05/30/2024; SJ 16


May 29, 2024: House Non-Concurs with Senate Amendment 2024-2095s and Requests CofC (Reps. Hunt, Ammon, Burroughs, Spier): MA VV 05/29/2024 HJ 14


May 23, 2024: Ought to Pass with Amendment 2024-2095s: Remainder of Amendment (Sections 11-12), MA, VV; OT3rdg; 05/23/2024; SJ 15


May 23, 2024: Sen. Birdsell Amendment #2024-2095s: Remainder of the Amendment (Sections 11-12), AA, VV; 05/23/2024; SJ 15


May 23, 2024: Sen. Birdsell Amendment #2024-2095s: Lines 8-24 (Section 10), AF, VV; 05/23/2024; SJ 15


May 23, 2024: The Chair ruled the Question Divisible; 05/23/2024; SJ 15


May 23, 2024: Sen. Birdsell Moved to divide the Question on Floor Amendment #2024-2095s: Lines 8-24 (Section 10); and the Remainder of the Amendment (Sections 11-12); 05/23/2024; SJ 15


May 23, 2024: Sen. Birdsell Floor Amendment # 2024-2095s; 05/23/2024; SJ 15


May 23, 2024: Special Order to after Judiciary, Without Objection, MA; 05/23/2024; SJ 15


May 22, 2024: Special Order to the end of the calendar on 05/23/2024, Without Objection, MA; 05/22/2024; SJ 14


May 22, 2024: Sen. Birdsell Moved to Remove HB 1358 from the Consent Calendar; 05/22/2024; SJ 14


May 15, 2024: Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 05/22/2024; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 20


April 9, 2024: Hearing: 04/16/2024, Room 100, SH, 10:10 am; SC 15


April 2, 2024: Introduced 03/21/2024 and Referred to Commerce; SJ 8


March 28, 2024: Ought to Pass with Amendment 2024-1072h: MA VV 03/28/2024 HJ 10


March 28, 2024: Amendment # 2024-1072h: AA VV 03/28/2024 HJ 10


March 20, 2024: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2024-1072h (NT) 03/20/2024 (Vote 17-0; CC) HC 12 P. 8


March 13, 2024: Executive Session: 03/20/2024 10:00 am LOB 302-304


March 7, 2024: Executive Session: 03/13/2024 10:00 am LOB 302-304


Feb. 21, 2024: Subcommittee Work Session: 03/06/2024 10:30 am LOB 302-304


Feb. 14, 2024: Subcommittee Work Session: 02/21/2024 10:00 am LOB 302-304


Feb. 7, 2024: Subcommittee Work Session: 02/13/2024 01:00 pm LOB 306-308


Feb. 7, 2024: Subcommittee Work Session: 02/13/2024 10:00 am LOB 306-308


Feb. 12, 2024: Public Hearing: 01/11/2024 10:30 am LOB 302-304


Jan. 3, 2024: Public Hearing: 01/11/2024 10:30 am LOB 302-304


Dec. 6, 2023: Introduced 01/03/2024 and referred to Commerce and Consumer Affairs HJ 1