Bill Sponsors: IN HB1422 | 2019 | Regular Session

Bill Title: Alcohol matters. Provides that a farm winery permit holder or an artisan distiller's permit holder may: (1) be the proprietor of a restaurant; (2) transfer wine or liquor from the winery or distillery to the restaurant; (3) have a window between the winery or distillery and the restaurant; and (4) have a doorway or other opening between the winery or distillery and the restaurant. Provides that a farm winery and a holder of a vintner's permit may sell their wine to consumers by the box or by the bulk container. Provides that a holder of a farm winery permit may hold a micro wine wholesaler's permit without complying with the requirements for holding a beer wholesaler's permit or liquor wholesaler's permit. Removes distillers and rectifiers from the entities that cannot have an interest in a beer permit. Repeals language that prohibited the holder of an artisan distiller's permit, a distiller's permit, or a rectifier's permit from owning or possessing a permit to sell liquor at wholesale. Repeals the crime prohibiting artisan distillers, distillers and rectifiers from owning holder shares of stock of a corporation that holds an Indiana permit to sell alcoholic beverages at retail. Provides that it is lawful for a holder of a retailer's permit to own or possess an interest in a distiller's permit or a farm winery permit.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 6-1)

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-03-04 - First reading: referred to Committee on Public Policy [HB1422 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Representative Edward Clere [R]PrimarySponsored BillsHD-072FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
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Senator Chris Garten [R]PrimarySponsored BillsSD-045FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator Mark Messmer [R]PrimarySponsored BillsSD-048FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart

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