senate Bill S7793A

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to authorizing custom liquor production for a non-licensed individual by farm distilleries

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 16, 2018 signed chap.193
Aug 13, 2018 delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2018 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1951
substituted for s7793a
Jun 19, 2018 substituted by a10128a
ordered to third reading cal.1951
referred to rules
Jun 05, 2018 print number 7793a
Jun 05, 2018 amend (t) and recommit to commerce, economic development and small business
Feb 26, 2018 referred to commerce, economic development and small business

S7793 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10128
Law Section:
Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §61, ABC L

S7793 - Summary

Relates to authorizing custom liquor production for a non-licensed individual by farm distilleries; establishes conditions for such production including that such custom liquor shall not be offered for sale.

S7793 - Sponsor Memo

S7793 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7793

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 26, 2018
                               ___________

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, in relation to
  establishing a custom distiller's endorsement for holders of  class  D
  distiller's licenses

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2-c of section 61  of  the  alcoholic  beverage
control law is amended by adding a new paragraph (i) to read as follows:
  (I)  A  CLASS  D DISTILLER'S LICENSE HOLDER MAY APPLY TO THE AUTHORITY
FOR  A  CUSTOM  DISTILLER'S  ENDORSEMENT  TO  CONDUCT  THOSE  ACTIVITIES
PROVIDED  FOR  PURSUANT  TO SECTION SIXTY-ONE-C OF THIS ARTICLE. IF SUCH
ENDORSEMENT IS GRANTED, THOSE ACTIVITIES AUTHORIZED PURSUANT TO  SECTION
SIXTY-ONE-C  OF  THIS  ARTICLE SHALL BE ACTIVITIES THAT MAY BE CONDUCTED
UNDER THE AUTHORITY AND POWER SPECIFIED UNDER THIS SUBDIVISION.
  § 2. Subdivision 1 of section 61-a of the alcoholic  beverage  control
law,  as added by chapter 297 of the laws of 2016, is amended to read as
follows:
  1. The authority may issue a combined craft manufacturer's license  to
a  person  for  the purposes of THIS ARTICLE AND articles four, [four-a,
five] FOUR-A and six of this chapter, combining the privileges of two or
more farm or micro  manufacturing  licenses  AND  A  CUSTOM  DISTILLER'S
ENDORSEMENT for use at one premises.
  §  3.  The  alcoholic  beverage control law is amended by adding a new
section 61-c to read as follows:
  § 61-C. CUSTOM DISTILLER'S ENDORSEMENT; ACTIVITIES PERMITTED. 1.   ANY
HOLDER  OF A CLASS D DISTILLER'S LICENSE, ISSUED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION
TWO-C OF SECTION SIXTY-ONE OF THIS ARTICLE, MAY APPLY TO  THE  AUTHORITY
FOR  A CUSTOM DISTILLER'S ENDORSEMENT AS PROVIDED FOR IN THIS SECTION TO
OPERATE A CUSTOM DISTILLER'S FACILITY, AND MANUFACTURE  LIQUORS  TO  THE
ORDER  OF ANY PERSON UNDER THE AUTHORITY AND POWER SPECIFIED IN SUBDIVI-
SION TWO-C OF SECTION SIXTY-ONE OF THIS ARTICLE.  SUCH APPLICATION SHALL
BE IN WRITING AND VERIFIED, AND SHALL CONTAIN SUCH  INFORMATION  AS  THE
AUTHORITY SHALL REQUIRE. THE APPLICATION SHALL BE ACCOMPANIED BY A CHECK
OR  DRAFT  FOR THE AMOUNT REQUIRED BY THIS SUBDIVISION FOR SUCH ENDORSE-

S7793A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10128
Law Section:
Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §61, ABC L

S7793A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to authorizing custom liquor production for a non-licensed individual by farm distilleries; establishes conditions for such production including that such custom liquor shall not be offered for sale.

S7793A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7793A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7793--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 26, 2018
                               ___________

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  --  committee  discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the alcoholic  beverage  control  law,  in  relation  to
  authorizing  custom liquor production for a non-licensed individual by
  farm distilleries

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

  Section  1.    Section  61  of  the  alcoholic beverage control law is
amended by adding a new subdivision 8 to read as follows:
  8. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, A  FARM
DISTILLERY  LICENSED  UNDER SUBDIVISION TWO-C OF THIS SECTION MAY ENGAGE
IN CUSTOM LIQUOR PRODUCTION FOR  A  NON-LICENSED  INDIVIDUAL  UNDER  THE
FOLLOWING CONDITIONS:
  (A)  THE  LICENSEE MAY ALLOW SUCH NON-LICENSED INDIVIDUAL TO ASSIST IN
THE PRODUCTION OF SUCH CUSTOM LIQUORS;
  (B) THE LICENSEE SHALL ONLY SELL SUCH CUSTOM LIQUOR  TO  SUCH  NON-LI-
CENSED  INDIVIDUAL FOR THAT INDIVIDUAL'S PERSONAL OR FAMILY USE, AND NOT
FOR RESALE;
  (C) THE BRAND LABEL OF SUCH CUSTOM LIQUOR SHALL CLEARLY STATE THAT THE
PRODUCT IS NOT FOR RESALE;
  (D) SUCH CUSTOM LIQUOR SHALL NOT  BE  OFFERED  FOR  SALE  PURSUANT  TO
SECTION NINETY-NINE-G OF THIS CHAPTER;
  (E)  ANY  TASTINGS  CONDUCTED  PURSUANT  TO  THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE
SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF PARAGRAPH (C) OF SUBDIVISION TWO-C OF  THIS
SECTION;
  (F)  THE  LICENSEE  OR  AN  EMPLOYEE OR AGENT OF THE LICENSEE SHALL BE
PRESENT AT ALL TIMES WHEN THE NON-LICENSED INDIVIDUAL  IS  ASSISTING  IN
THE PRODUCTION OF THE CUSTOM LIQUOR;
  (G)  THE  LICENSEE  SHALL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR OBTAINING APPROVAL OF THE
LIQUOR'S BRAND LABEL PURSUANT TO SECTION ONE  HUNDRED  SEVEN-A  OF  THIS
CHAPTER  AND  THE  PAYMENT  OF ALL TAXES DUE BEFORE THE CUSTOM LIQUOR IS
DELIVERED TO THE NON-LICENSED INDIVIDUAL;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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