senate Bill S7655A

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Amends the definition of New York State labelled beer

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 30, 2022 signed chap.326
Jun 23, 2022 delivered to governor
May 16, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.198
substituted for a7746a
May 11, 2022 referred to economic development
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 02, 2022 amended on third reading 7655a
Apr 27, 2022 advanced to third reading
Apr 26, 2022 2nd report cal.
Apr 25, 2022 1st report cal.798
Jan 05, 2022 referred to investigations and government operations

Votes

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Apr 25, 2022 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

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Committee Vote: Apr 25, 2022

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S7655 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7746
Law Section:
Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3, ABC L

S7655 - Summary

Amends the definition of New York State labelled beer to require that at least 60%, by weight, of its hops and at least 60% of any other ingredients, excluding water, are grown in New York.

S7655 - Sponsor Memo

S7655 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7655
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              January 5, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. HINCHEY -- 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  the
   definition of New York state labelled beer
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Subdivision 20-d of section 3  of  the  alcoholic  beverage
 control  law, as added by chapter 108 of the laws of 2012, is amended to
 read as follows:
   20-d. "New York state labelled beer" means:
   (a) from the effective date of this subdivision until  December  thir-
 ty-first,  two  thousand  eighteen,  beer  made with no less than twenty
 percent, by weight, of its hops grown in New York state and no less than
 twenty percent, by weight, of all of its  other  ingredients,  excluding
 water, grown in New York state; AND
   (b)  from January first, two thousand nineteen [until December thirty-
 first, two thousand twenty-three] AND THEREAFTER, beer made with no less
 than sixty percent, by weight, of its hops grown in New York  state  and
 no  less than sixty percent, by weight, of all of its other ingredients,
 excluding water, grown in New York state[; and
   (c) from January first, two thousand twenty-four and thereafter,  beer
 made  with  no less than ninety percent, by weight, of its hops grown in
 New York state and no less than ninety percent, by weight, of all of its
 other ingredients, excluding water, grown in New York state].
   § 2. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 11 of section 51-a of the  alcoholic
 beverage  control  law,  as added by chapter 108 of the laws of 2012, is
 amended to read as follows:
   (a) Except as provided in  paragraph  (b)  of  this  subdivision,  [no
 licensed  farm brewery shall manufacture or sell any beer other than New
 York state labelled beer]  A LICENSED FARM BREWERY SHALL MANUFACTURE  OR
 SELL  NEW YORK LABELLED BEER AND MAY MANUFACTURE OR SELL BEER OTHER THAN
 NEW YORK LABELLED BEER, PROVIDED THAT THE TOTAL AGGREGATE OF  HOPS  USED
 BY  THE  FARM  BREWERY  LICENSEE IS NO LESS THAN SIXTY PERCENT BY WEIGHT
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

S7655A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7746
Law Section:
Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3, ABC L

S7655A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Amends the definition of New York State labelled beer to require that at least 60%, by weight, of its hops and at least 60% of any other ingredients, excluding water, are grown in New York.

S7655A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7655A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7655--A
     Cal. No. 798
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              January 5, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. HINCHEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
   ment Operations -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered  to
   first  and  second  report,  ordered  to  a third reading, amended and
   ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

 AN ACT to amend the alcoholic beverage control law, in relation  to  the
   definition of New York state labelled beer
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 20-d of section 3  of  the  alcoholic  beverage
 control  law, as added by chapter 108 of the laws of 2012, is amended to
 read as follows:
   20-d. "New York state labelled beer" means:
   (a) from the effective date of this subdivision until  December  thir-
 ty-first,  two  thousand  eighteen,  beer  made with no less than twenty
 percent, by weight, of its hops grown in New York state and no less than
 twenty percent, by weight, of all of its  other  ingredients,  excluding
 water, grown in New York state;
   (b)  from  January first, two thousand nineteen until December thirty-
 first, two thousand [twenty-three] TWENTY-EIGHT, beer made with no  less
 than  sixty  percent, by weight, of its hops grown in New York state and
 no less than sixty percent, by weight, of all of its other  ingredients,
 excluding water, grown in New York state; and
   (c)  from  January  first,  two thousand [twenty-four] TWENTY-NINE and
 thereafter, beer made with no less than ninety percent,  by  weight,  of
 its  hops  grown  in  New York state and no less than ninety percent, by
 weight, of all of its other ingredients, excluding water, grown  in  New
 York state.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD11572-03-2

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