senate Bill S1533

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Expands farm brewery, cidery, winery and distillery privileges

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Investigations And Government Operations Committee


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Jan 12, 2021 referred to investigations and government operations

S1533 (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
2019-2020: S1185

S1533 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S1533 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1533 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1533
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 12, 2021
                                ___________
 
 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, subparagraph (v) as
 amended by chapter 103 of the laws of 2017  and  subparagraph  (vii)  as
 amended  by  chapter  522  of  the  laws of 2018, 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-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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