senate Bill S1185

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to expanding farm brewery, cidery, winery and distillery privileges

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Investigations And Government Operations Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to investigations and government operations
Jan 11, 2019 referred to investigations and government operations

S1185 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3, 61, 76-a, 58-c & 51-a, ABC L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S5853
2021-2022: S1533

S1185 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to expanding the privileges of farm breweries, cideries, wineries and distilleries to allow for the sales of "farm brewed" alcoholic beverages for off-premises consumption.

S1185 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1185 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1185

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 11, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations

AN ACT to amend the alcoholic beverage control law, in relation to  more
  closely  align  the  privileges of farm distilleries with other privi-
  leges enjoyed by farmers

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  25  of  section  3 of the alcoholic beverage
control law is amended to read as follows:
  25. "Retail sale" or "sale at retail" means a sale to a consumer or to
any person for any purpose other than for resale. SUCH  SALE  MAY  OCCUR
DURING A TASTING OR DURING ANY OTHER ACTIVITIES WHERE PERMITTED BY LAW.
  §  2.  Subparagraphs (v) and (vii) of paragraph (a) of subdivision 2-c
of section 61 of the alcoholic beverage control law, as amended by chap-
ter 103 of the laws of 2017, are amended to read as follows:
  (v) To conduct tastings of and sell at retail for  consumption  on  or
off  the  premises  New  York  state  labelled  beer  manufactured by [a
licensed brewer] EITHER A BREWER LICENSED IN NEW YORK STATE or [licensed
farm brewery] A FARM BREWERY LICENSED IN NEW YORK STATE;
  (vii) To conduct tastings of and sell at retail for consumption on  or
off  the  premises New York state labelled wine manufactured by EITHER a
licensed winery LICENSED IN NEW YORK STATE or  A  licensed  farm  winery
LICENSED IN NEW YORK STATE.
  §  3.  Paragraph (e) of subdivision 2-c of section 61 of the alcoholic
beverage control law, as amended by chapter 431 of the laws of 2014,  is
amended to read as follows:
  (e)  Notwithstanding  any  other provision of law to the contrary, the
holder of a farm distillery license may (i) sell at retail for  consump-
tion  on the licensed premises[,]: any liquor manufactured by the licen-
see or any New York state labeled liquor, OR ANY ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE  FOR

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

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