FL S0596 | 2015 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (? 2-1)
Status: Passed on May 22 2015 - 100% progression
Action: 2015-05-22 - Chapter No. 2015-52, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 186 (Ch. 2015-12)
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


Defining the term "branded product"; revising the current limitation on the number of containers that may be sold to consumers by craft distilleries; applying such limitation to individual containers for each branded product; prohibiting a craft distillery from shipping or arranging to ship any of its distilled spirits to consumers; requiring the Department of Transportation to install directional signs at specified locations in accordance with Florida's Highway Guide Sign Program upon the request of a craft distillery licensed in this state, etc.

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Craft Distilleries


Roll Calls

2015-04-28 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#375 (Y: 118 N: 1 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2015-04-23 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RCS#14 (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2015-05-22 Chapter No. 2015-52, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 186 (Ch. 2015-12)
2015-05-21 Approved by Governor
2015-05-07 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
2015-04-28SenateOrdered enrolled
2015-04-28HouseCS passed; YEAS 118 NAYS 1
2015-04-28HouseRead 3rd time
2015-04-27HousePlaced on 3rd reading
2015-04-27HouseSubstituted for CS/CS/HB 263
2015-04-27HouseRead 2nd time
2015-04-24HousePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 04/27/15
2015-04-24HouseReferred to Calendar
2015-04-23HouseIn Messages
2015-04-23SenateCS passed as amended; YEAS 39 NAYS 0
2015-04-23SenateRead 3rd time
2015-04-22SenatePlaced on 3rd reading
2015-04-22SenateOrdered engrossed
2015-04-22SenateAmendment(s) adopted (227916)
2015-04-22SenateRead 2nd time
2015-04-14SenateRetained on Special Order Calendar
2015-04-09SenatePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 04/14/15
2015-04-09SenatePlaced on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2015-04-09SenateFavorable by- Fiscal Policy; YEAS 6 NAYS 1
2015-04-06SenateOn Committee agenda-- Fiscal Policy, 04/09/15, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2015-04-02SenateNow in Fiscal Policy
2015-04-01SenateCS/CS by Commerce and Tourism read 1st time
2015-04-01SenatePending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2015-03-30SenateCS/CS by Commerce and Tourism; YEAS 4 NAYS 0
2015-03-25SenateOn Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 03/30/15, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
2015-03-17SenateCS by Regulated Industries read 1st time
2015-03-17SenateNow in Commerce and Tourism
2015-03-12SenatePending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2015-03-11SenateCS by Regulated Industries; YEAS 11 NAYS 1
2015-03-06SenateOn Committee agenda-- Regulated Industries, 03/11/15, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
2015-02-05SenateReferred to Regulated Industries; Commerce and Tourism; Fiscal Policy

Same As/Similar To

H0263 (Similar To) 2015-04-27 - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 596 (Ch. 2015-52), CS/CS/SB 186 (Ch. 2015-12)
S0186 (Similar To) 2015-05-15 - Chapter No. 2015-12, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 596 (Ch. 2015-52)
H0301 (Similar To) 2015-04-23 - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 186 (Ch. 2015-12), CS/CS/SB 596 (Ch. 2015-52)

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
56503Amended CodeSee Bill Text

Florida State Sources

Roll Callhttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2015/0596/Vote/SenateVote_s0596e1014.PDF
Roll Callhttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2015/0596/Vote/HouseVote_s0596e1375.PDF

Bill Comments