Chapter 221

Chapter 221

2003 -- H 6410 SUBSTITUTE A

Enacted 07/15/03






     Introduced By: Representatives McCauley, and Handy

     Date Introduced: May 01, 2003



It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:


     SECTION 1. Section 3-6-1.2 of the General Laws in Chapter 3-6 entitled "Manufacturing

and Wholesale Licenses" is hereby amended to read as follows:

     3-6-1.2. Brewpub manufacturer's license. -- (a) A brewpub manufacturer's license shall

authorize the holder to establish and operate a brewpub within this state. The brewpub

manufacturer's license shall authorize the retail sale of the beverages manufactured on the

location for consumption on the premises. The license shall not authorize the retail sale of

beverages from any location other than the location set forth in the license. A brewpub may sell

at retail alcoholic beverages produced on the premises by the half-gallon bottle known as a

“growler” to consumers for off the premises consumption to be sold during the laws governing

retail Class A establishments.

      (b) The license shall also authorize the sale at wholesale at the licensed place by the

manufacturer of the product of his or her licensed plant as well as beverages produced for the

brewpub and sold under the brewpub's name to a holder of a wholesaler's license and the

transportation and delivery from the place of sale to the licensed wholesaler or to a common

carrier for that delivery.

      (c) The brewpub manufacturer's license further authorizes the sale of beverages

manufactured on the premises to any person holding a valid wholesaler's and importer's license

under section 3-6-9 or 3-6-11.

      (d) The annual fee for the license is one thousand dollars ($1,000) for a brewpub

producing more than fifty thousand (50,000) gallons per year and one hundred dollars ($100) per

year for a brewpub producing less than fifty thousand (50,000) gallons per year. The annual fee is

prorated to the year ending December 1 in every calendar year and paid to the division of taxation

and turned over to the general treasurer for the use of the state.

     SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage.     


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