House Bill 500

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 03/29/22: signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 39)
Title AN ACT relating to the sale of alcoholic beverages and declaring an emergency.
Bill Documents Acts Chapter 39
Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 104
Sponsors C. McCoy, S. Heavrin, T. Huff, W. Lawrence, R. Palumbo, B. Rowland, C. Stevenson, P. Stevenson, S. Westrom
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 241.010 to define "barrel-aged and batched cocktails," "private selection event," and "private selection package" and to redefine "consumer" and "vintage distilled spirit"; create a new section of KRS Chapter 243 to establish a "limited nonquota package license" that allows designated alcoholic beverage drink licensees to sell vintage distilled spirits and private selection packages; amend KRS 243.027 to authorize a manufacturer to ship samples to persons or entities engaged in private selection events; indicate that the shipped sample quantity limits apply to each separate recipient; amend KRS 243.029 to require a direct shipper licensee to include all applicable taxes in the selling price for alcoholic beverages; include sales tax as a separate item on the customer's invoice; amend KRS 243.030 to set a $300 annual fee for a limited nonquota package license and for an off-premises retail sales outlet license; amend KRS 243.0305 to allow a distiller to conduct private selection events and sell private selection packages at retail; set package and sample limits for sales at fairs, festivals, and other similar types of events; permit distillers to purchase jointly branded souvenir packages from microbreweries; restrict a distiller to only one off-premises retail site for each of its licensed premises; amend KRS 243.110 to make a limited nonquota package license compatible with listed drink licenses; amend KRS 243.232 to authorize a limited nonquota package license holder to sell vintage distilled spirits; amend KRS 243.240 to exclude private selection package sales from the normal quota retail package license restrictions; amend KRS 243.260 to issue a special temporary license for farmers markets; amend KRS 243.884 to exempt most private selection package sales from the wholesale tax; amend KRS 244.240 to exclude a distiller selling private selection packages or supplying barrels for barred-aged and batched cocktails from the interlocking interests prohibition; amend KRS 244.260 to permit a retailer to keep distilled spirits or wine in a container for preparing barred-aged and batched cocktails; align distilled spirit container limits with the largest applicable federal standard of fill size; amend KRS 243.034 and 243.0341 to conform.
Index Headings of Original Version Distilled Spirits - Distiller sales, private selection packages and barrel-aged cocktails
Fees - Alcoholic beverage sales, licensing
Licensing - Distiller sales, private selection packages and barrel-aged cocktails
Malt Beverages - Microbreweries, distillers, jointly branded souvenir packages
Trade Practices and Retailing - Distiller sales, private selection packages and barrel-aged cocktails
Wines and Wineries - Direct shipping, sample quantity limits
Alcoholic Beverages - Distiller sales, private selection packages and barrel-aged cocktails
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
House Committee Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 2
Votes Vote History

Actions

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02/14/22
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
03/02/22
  • to Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H)
03/03/22
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1) and Committee Amendment (1-title)
03/04/22
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 07, 2022
03/09/22
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
03/10/22
  • floor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute
03/11/22
  • 3rd reading, passed 75-17 with Committee Substitute (1), Floor Amendment (2), and Committee Amendment (1-title)
03/14/22
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
03/16/22
  • to Licensing & Occupations (S)
03/21/22
  • taken from Licensing & Occupations (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Licensing & Occupations (S)
03/22/22
  • reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules
03/23/22
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 23, 2022
  • 3rd reading, passed 25-11-1
03/24/22
  • received in House
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
03/29/22
  • signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 39)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions; include microbreweries with a quota retail drink or quota retail package license in the selection and sale process for private selection packages; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings Distilled Spirits - Microbreweries, distiller private selection packages, purchase
Effective Dates, Emergency - Microbreweries, distiller private selection packages, purchase
Licensing - Microbreweries, distiller private selection packages, purchase
Malt Beverages - Microbreweries, distiller private selection packages, purchase
Trade Practices and Retailing - Microbreweries, distiller private selection packages, purchase
Alcoholic Beverages - Microbreweries, distiller private selection packages, purchase

Amendment House Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor R. Webber
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - HB 500

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor C. McCoy
Summary Retain original provisions; require a distillery to make at least 70% of its annual private selection packages available for purchase by wholesalers; limit souvenir packages sold exclusively to distillery visitors to three liters per person per day; allow a vintage distilled spirits seller to sell up to 24 vintage distilled spirits packages in a 12 month period; establish reporting standards for licensees who purchase vintage distilled spirits; calculate the wholesale price of distillery sales at 70% of the retail price if an actual wholesale price is unavailable.
Index Headings Distilled Spirits - Distilleries, sales, private select and vintage
Licensing - Distillery license, sales, private select and vintage distilled spirits
Sales - Distilleries, private select and vintage distilled spirits
Trade Practices and Retailing - Distilleries, sales, private select and vintage distilled spirits
Alcoholic Beverages - Distilleries, sales, private select and vintage distilled spirits

Amendment House Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor C. McCoy
Summary Amend KRS 241.010 to define "vintage distilled spirits seller"; restrict a limited nonquota package license holder to sales of only private selection packages; require a distillery to make at least 70% of its annual private selection packages available for purchase by wholesalers; limit souvenir packages sold exclusively to distillery visitors to three liters per person per day; allow a vintage distilled spirits seller to sell up to 24 vintage distilled spirits packages in a 12 month period; establish reporting standards for licensees who purchase vintage distilled spirits; amend KRS 243.240 to allow a quota retail package license holder to sell packages and provide samples of distilled spirits and wine at fairs and festivals in wet territory; limit sales to those fairs and festivals held in the same county as the license holder's licensed premises; calculate the wholesale price of distillery sales at 70% of the retail price if an actual wholesale price is unavailable.
Index Headings Distilled Spirits - Distilleries, sales, private select and vintage
Licensing - Distillery license, sales, private select and vintage distilled spirits
Sales - Distilleries, private select and vintage distilled spirits
Trade Practices and Retailing - Distilleries, sales, private select and vintage distilled spirits
Alcoholic Beverages - Distilleries, sales, private select and vintage distilled spirits
Fairs - Distilled spirits and wine sales, package licensees
Wines and Wineries - Distilled spirits and wine sales, package licensees, fairs and festivals

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