|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|
senate Bill S5078
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S5078 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- 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
BILL NUMBER:S5078 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the alcoholic beverage control law and the agriculture and markets law, in relation to farm breweries PURPOSE: This legislation will authorize creation of farm breweries for the manufacture of beer at the premises specifically designated in the license. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 Creates a new Section 51-a to the ABC authorizing the SLA to provide a Farm Brewery License to applicants who meet specific criteria. Licensee's shall be authorized to operate a farm brewery, sell their products in bulk to other licensed farm breweries or farm distilleries and to licensed retailers and wholesalers for consumption off the premises. Such license shall also authorize the holder thereof to sell cider and beer at retail for consumption on or off the premises (can also sell for on premises consumption if licensee also operates a restaurant, conference center, inn, B&B or hotel.
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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