IN HB1217 | 2023 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 6-2)
Status: Engrossed on February 21 2023 - 50% progression
Action: 2023-04-06 - Senators Walker K and Breaux added as cosponsors
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [PDF]


Various alcohol matters. Modifies the definition of "entertainment complex" for purposes of alcohol law. Provides that a primary source of supply, manufacturer, or wholesaler may supply equipment on a temporary and nondiscriminatory basis to the holder of a retailer permit or a temporary permit for the purpose of holding, storing, and dispensing product to consumers for a special event for the duration of the special event. Provides that certain brewers may sell or transfer beer to certain food manufacturers for the purpose of adding or integrating the beer into a product or recipe. Provides that a product that contains transferred beer may not contain more than 0.5% of alcohol by volume when the product leaves the food manufacturer's facility. Allows a small brewery to receive, bottle, and package beer from another small brewery if certain requirements are met. Makes technical corrections regarding a permit holder who manufactures not more than 90,000 barrels of beer in a calendar year for sale or distribution in the state. Increases, within a certain historic district, the number of alcoholic beverage restaurant permits from 10 to 15, and changes certain other requirements. Permits the issuance of three new three-way permits, three new two-way permits, and one new liquor dealer's permit to the town of Whitestown. Requires the alcohol and tobacco commission to issue a beer dealer's permit and a wine dealer's permit to an eligible grocery store. Increases the number of gallons of liquor that an artisan distiller may produce in a calendar year from 10,000 to 20,000. Amends the conditions in which a minor can lawfully be in a room on a licensed premises in which is located a bar over which alcoholic beverages are sold or dispensed by the drink.

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Various alcohol matters.


Roll Calls

2023-02-20 - House - House - Third reading (Y: 94 N: 3 NV: 1 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2023-04-06SenateSenators Walker K and Breaux added as cosponsors
2023-03-30SenateCommittee report: amend do pass, adopted
2023-03-01SenateFirst reading: referred to Committee on Public Policy
2023-02-21HouseReferred to the Senate
2023-02-20HouseThird reading: passed; Roll Call 153: yeas 94, nays 3
2023-02-20HouseSenate sponsors: Senators Alting and Busch
2023-02-16HouseRepresentative Clere added as coauthor
2023-02-16HouseSecond reading: ordered engrossed
2023-02-14HouseCommittee report: amend do pass, adopted
2023-02-13HouseRepresentative Johnson added as coauthor
2023-01-12HouseRepresentative Bartels added as coauthor
2023-01-10HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Public Policy
2023-01-10HouseAuthored by Representative Manning


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