SB529 HFAT Howell 3-6

Schiffour 3192


Delegate Howell moved to amend the bill by striking out the title and substituting therefor a new title, to read as follows:

Com. Sub. for S. B. 529 A Bill to amend and reenact 11-16-3, 11-16-5, 11-16-6a, 11-16-6b, 11-16-8, 11-16-9, 11-16-10, 11-16-12, and 11-16-17a of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, and add a two new sections designated 11-16-6c and 11-16-11b of said code; all relating to clarifying certain provisions of the Nonintoxicating Beer Act by creating a temporary license for nonintoxicating beer floor plan extensions of existing licensee floorplans; implementing a fee for the license; removing the two growler limit per patron per day for licensees who sell growlers for off premises consumption; providing growlers can be sold in sizes up to 128 fluid ounces; providing a 30-day requirement to issue or deny a license application once the application is completed; allowing nonintoxicating beer and nonintoxicating craft beer to have a maximum alcohol content of 15 percent by volume and 11.9 percent by weight; implementing a reactivation fee for licensees that fail to timely file their renewal applications and pay their license fees; creating a transportation permit for nonintoxicating beer; implementing a fee for the permit; licensing brewers, resident brewers and distributor representatives; implementing a fee for the license; setting forth requirements for special licenses; providing for a Class B licensee privilege for nonintoxicating beer or nonintoxicating craft beer sales at a designated parking area; implementing a license fee; removing the bond requirements for brewers, resident brewers, distributors and Class S licenses; requiring nonintoxicating beer label registration; and implementing a fee for the registration and subsequent renewals every three years.