senate Bill S5078

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Authorizes the liquor authority to issue farm brewery licenses for the manufacture and sale of beer on farms

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2012 committed to rules
Jun 11, 2012 advanced to third reading
Jun 06, 2012 2nd report cal.
Jun 05, 2012 1st report cal.1058
Jan 18, 2012 reported and committed to finance
Jan 04, 2012 referred to commerce, economic development and small business
May 03, 2011 referred to commerce, economic development and small business

Votes

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Jun 5, 2012 - Finance committee Vote

S5078
31
1
committee
31
Aye
1
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 18, 2012 - Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business committee Vote

S5078
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business Committee Vote: Jan 18, 2012

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S5078 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7449A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§51-a & 51-b, amd §§3, 16, 51 & 56, ABC L

S5078 - Summary

Authorizes the liquor authority to issue farm brewery licenses for the manufacture and sale of beer on farms.

S5078 - Sponsor Memo

S5078 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  5078

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 3, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. VALESKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Commerce, Economic  Devel-
  opment and Small Business

AN  ACT  to amend the alcoholic beverage control law and the agriculture
  and markets law, in relation to farm breweries

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  The alcoholic beverage control law is amended by adding a
new section 51-a to read as follows:
  S 51-A. FARM BREWERY LICENSE. 1. ANY PERSON MAY APPLY  TO  THE  LIQUOR
AUTHORITY  FOR  A  FARM BREWERY LICENSE AS PROVIDED FOR IN THIS SECTION.
SUCH APPLICATION SHALL BE IN WRITING AND VERIFIED AND SHALL CONTAIN SUCH
INFORMATION AS THE LIQUOR  AUTHORITY  SHALL  REQUIRE.  SUCH  APPLICATION
SHALL BE ACCOMPANIED BY A CHECK OR DRAFT FOR THE AMOUNT REQUIRED BY THIS
SECTION FOR SUCH LICENSE. IF THE LIQUOR AUTHORITY SHALL GRANT THE APPLI-
CATION  IT  SHALL ISSUE A LICENSE IN SUCH FORM AS SHALL BE DETERMINED BY
ITS RULES.
  2. (A) A FARM BREWERY LICENSE SHALL AUTHORIZE THE  HOLDER  THEREOF  TO
OPERATE  A  FARM  BREWERY  FOR  THE  MANUFACTURE OF BEER AT THE PREMISES
SPECIFICALLY DESIGNATED IN  THE  LICENSE.  SUCH  A  LICENSE  SHALL  ALSO
AUTHORIZE  THE  SALE IN BULK BY SUCH LICENSEE FROM THE LICENSED PREMISES
OF THE PRODUCTS MANUFACTURED UNDER SUCH LICENSE TO ANY BREWERY LICENSEE,
ANY OTHER FARM BREWERY LICENSEE, ANY DISTILLER LICENSEE OR TO A  PERMIT-
TEE  ENGAGED IN THE MANUFACTURE OF PRODUCTS WHICH ARE UNFIT FOR BEVERAGE
USE AND TO SELL OR DELIVER SUCH BEER TO PERSONS OUTSIDE THE STATE PURSU-
ANT TO THE LAWS OF THE PLACE OF SUCH SALE OR  DELIVERY.  IT  SHALL  ALSO
AUTHORIZE  THE  HOLDER  THEREOF  TO SELL FROM THE LICENSED PREMISES TO A
LICENSED WHOLESALER OR RETAILER, OR TO A CORPORATION OPERATING  RAILROAD
CARS  OR  AIRCRAFT  FOR  CONSUMPTION  ON SUCH CARRIERS, OR AT RETAIL FOR
CONSUMPTION OFF THE PREMISES, BEER MANUFACTURED BY THE LICENSEE AS ABOVE
SET FORTH AND TO SELL OR DELIVER SUCH BEER TO PERSONS OUTSIDE THE  STATE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11133-02-1

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