WV HB2916 | 2020 | Regular Session

Note: Carryover of previous HB2916


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 8-3)
Status: Introduced on January 8 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-01-08 - To House Judiciary
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


The purpose of this bill is to expand the ability of hard cider manufactures to produce hard cider in this state; eliminate the requirement of a private wine restaurant to serve meals or food with the sale of wine; establish a new tax classification for hard cider as a type of wine manufactured in this state; permit federal tax credits to apply to the state tax for those producers who qualify; create a fund for tax deposits; require reports to the Tax Commissioner; permit a wine manufacturer to serve full pours of wine at festivals for which it is properly licensed; permit any person or legal business entity to apply for a permit to sell wine in this state; permit a United States resident, a permanent resident alien, or any other lawful person or entity permitted to conduct business in the United States to apply for a license to sell wine in this state; and remove all resident requirements to apply for a permit to sell wine in this state.

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Expanding the ability of hard cider manufactures to produce hard cider in this state



2020-01-08HouseTo House Judiciary
2020-01-08HouseIntroduced in House
2020-01-08HouseTo Judiciary then Finance
2020-01-08HouseFiled for introduction

Same As/Similar To

HB2916 (Carry Over) 2019-02-08 - To House Judiciary


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
60816Amended CodeCitation Text
6082Amended CodeCitation Text
6083Amended CodeCitation Text
6084aNew CodeSee Bill Text

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