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2017-2018 Regular Session - SB 85
Malt Beverages; provide for limited sale at retail by manufacturers
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 5 of Title 3 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to malt beverages, so as to provide for the limited sale of malt beverages at retail by manufacturers of malt beverages; to provide for a definition; to provide for the promulgation of rules and regulations by the state revenue commissioner; to provide for certain powers of the state revenue commissioner; to clarify that sales of malt beverages by brewpubs for consumption off the premises are governed by the local jurisdiction; to provide for remittance of local excise taxes by brewers; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
May/08/2017 - Act 178
May/08/2017 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Apr/03/2017 - Senate Sent to Governor
Mar/22/2017 - Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub
Mar/13/2017 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/13/2017 - House Third Readers
Feb/14/2017 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/08/2017 - House Second Readers
Feb/07/2017 - House First Readers
Feb/02/2017 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/02/2017 - Senate Third Read
Feb/01/2017 - Senate Read Second Time
Jan/31/2017 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/30/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/26/2017 - Senate Hopper
3/13/2017 Modified Structured Rule; 3/22/2017 Senate agreed to House Substitute
Mar/22/2017 - Senate Vote #212Yea(52)Nay(1)NV(0)
Mar/13/2017 - House Vote #263Yea(147)Nay(14)NV(10)
Feb/02/2017 - Senate Vote #20Yea(49)Nay(2)NV(1)
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