HI SB159 | 2023 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Foward to future SB159


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-0)
Status: Introduced on January 18 2023 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2023-01-27 - Re-Referred to CPN, JDC/WAM.
Pending: Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Expands the definition of "beer" under the State's liquor tax and liquor regulatory laws, to specify that the term includes an alcohol by volume of no less than 0.5 per cent and alcohol seltzer beverages, but excludes certain other forms of distillation.

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Relating To Alcohol.



2023-01-27SenateRe-Referred to CPN, JDC/WAM.
2023-01-23SenateReferred to CPN, JDC.
2023-01-18SenateIntroduced and passed First Reading.
2023-01-17SenatePending Introduction.

Same As/Similar To

SB159 (Carry Over) 2023-01-27 - Re-Referred to CPN, JDC/WAM.
HB647 (Same As) 2023-04-24 - Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 975).


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