WEST virginia legislature
2022 regular session
House Bill 2972
By Delegates Smith, Westfall, Steele, Zatezalo, Martin, Householder, Ellington, and Pushkin
[Introduced January 19, 2022; Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary]
A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia,1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §60-6-2a, relating to allowing a person to manufacture a stated amount of alcoholic liquor for personal consumption.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
ARTICLE 6. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS.
§60-6-2a. Manufacture of alcoholic liquor for personal consumption.
A person at least 21 years of age may manufacture alcoholic liquor for personal or family use. The aggregate amount of alcoholic liquor manufactured per household may not exceed 100 gallons per calendar year, if there are two or more persons over the age of 21 years, or 50 gallons per calendar year, if there is only one person over the age of 21 years in the household. Any alcoholic liquor manufactured under this section may not be sold or offered for sale.
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to permit the manufacture in a limited amount of alcoholic liquor for personal use only and not for sale.
Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from a heading or the present law and underscoring indicates new language that would be added.