View Amendment Current Amendment: 2 to Bill 993

Senator BENNETT proposed the following amendment (993R001.SP.SMB):

Amend the bill, as and if amended, by adding an appropriately numbered new SECTION to read:

/ SECTION __. A. Section 61-4-1515(E) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:

(E) A brewery located in this State is authorized to sell beer on its permitted premises for off-premises consumption, provided that the sealed beer was brewed on the brewery's permitted premises with an alcohol content of fourteen percent by weight or less, subject to the following conditions:

(1) the maximum amount of beer that may be sold to an individual per day for off-premises consumption shall be equivalent to two hundred eighty-eight five hundred seventy six ounces in total;

(2) the beer only shall be sold in conjunction with a tour by the consumer of the permitted premises and the entire brewing process utilized at the permitted premises;

(3) the beer sold is for personal use only and must not be resold;

(4)(3) the beer must not be sold to anyone holding a retail beer and wine license for the purpose of resale in their establishment;

(5)(4) the brewery must sell the beer at the permitted premises at a price approximating retail prices generally charged for identical beverages in the county where the permitted premises are located; and

(6)(5) the brewery must remit taxes to the Department of Revenue for beer sales in an amount equal to and in a manner required for taxes assessed by Section 12-21-1020 and Section 12-21-1030. The brewery also must remit appropriate sales and use taxes and local hospitality taxes.

B. This SECTION is effective upon approval of the Governor and expires on May 31, 2021. /