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2013 Senate Bill 651: Revise brewer regulation details
  1. Introduced by Sen. Joe Hune (R) on October 24, 2013, to increase the maximum production level that places a brewer under state “microbrewer” regulations (vs. more burdensome regular brewer regulations), from 30,000 barrels annually to 60,000 barrels. This is part of a package of modest liquor law reforms comprised of Senate Bills 504 to 507, 650, and House Bill 4277.
    • Referred to the Senate Regulatory Reform Committee on October 24, 2013.
      • Reported in the Senate on October 29, 2013, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the Senate on November 7, 2013. The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on November 7, 2013.
  2. Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on November 7, 2013.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the House on November 7, 2013.
    • Referred to the House Regulatory Reform Committee on November 7, 2013.