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2007-2008 Regular Session - HB 393
Farm wineries; licensing; change certain provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 6 of Title 3 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to state license requirements and regulations for distribution and sale of wine, so as to change certain provisions relating to licensing of farm wineries to engage in retail and wholesale sales, surety bond, and excise taxes; to change certain provisions relating to sale by farm wineries of wines, distilled spirits, and malt beverages on or contiguous to its own premises; to change certain provisions relating to creation of limited exceptions so as to permit direct shipment of wine; to provide for farm winery special order shipping licenses; to regulate direct shipment of wine to consumers by holders of such licenses; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2008 - Effective Date
May/14/2008 - Act 699
May/14/2008 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/08/2008 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/31/2008 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Mar/31/2008 - Senate Third Read
Mar/28/2008 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/27/2008 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/29/2008 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/28/2008 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/28/2008 - House Third Readers
Feb/26/2008 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Apr/20/2007 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
Feb/21/2007 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/14/2007 - House Second Readers
Feb/13/2007 - House First Readers
Feb/12/2007 - House Hopper
2/28/2008 Modified Structured Rule
Mar/31/2008 - Senate Vote #820Yea(35)Nay(6)NV(5)
Feb/28/2008 - House Vote #657Yea(116)Nay(3)NV(48)
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