Legislature(2005 - 2006)CAPITOL 106

05/01/2006 10:00 AM RULES


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10:12:31 AM Start
10:12:39 AM HB240
10:17:17 AM Adjourn
* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
-- Recessed to a Call of the Chair --
HB 240 BREWERY & BREWPUB LICENSES
Moved CSHB 240(RLS) Out of Committee
= HB 13 SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION BOND REIMBURSEMENT
Scheduled But Not Heard
= HB 362 INCREASE BASE STUDENT ALLOCATION
Scheduled But Not Heard
Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled
HB 240-BREWERY & BREWPUB LICENSES                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
10:12:39 AM                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR ROKEBERG  announced that the  only order of  business would                                                               
be HOUSE BILL  NO. 240, "An Act relating to  brewery and brew pub                                                               
licensing."                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR ROKEBERG explained  that HB 240 would allow  an increase in                                                               
gallonage for brewpubs, which have  to have a beverage dispensary                                                               
license and are allowed to brew and sell beer on the premise.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
10:13:22 AM                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  HARRIS  moved  to  adopt CSHB  240,  Version  24-                                                               
LS0734\B,  Luckhaupt, 4/29/06,  as the  working document.   There                                                               
being no objection, Version B was before the committee.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR ROKEBERG  then reviewed the changes  encompassed in Version                                                               
B, which  include the addition of  a provision in Section  1 that                                                               
allows beverage  dispensary licensees to provide  free samples to                                                               
the public  and prohibits the  municipality from  prohibiting the                                                               
aforementioned.   On page  2, line  6, the  amount allowed  to be                                                               
sold  by a  brewery is  changed  from "36  ounces a  day" to  "24                                                               
ounces a  day".  Furthermore,  the language  "dancing, electronic                                                               
or  other games,  game tables,  or other  recreational or  gaming                                                               
opportunities  on the  premises"  was added  to Section  3(e)(1).                                                               
"In other words, these are breweries not pubs," he said.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
10:14:44 AM                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The committee took a brief at-ease.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
10:17:11 AM                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  HARRIS  moved to  report  CSHB  240, Version  24-                                                               
LS0734\B, Luckhaupt,  4/29/06, out  of committee  with individual                                                               
recommendations and  the accompanying fiscal notes.   There being                                                               
no objection,  CSHB 240(RLS)  was reported  from the  House Rules                                                               
Standing Committee.                                                                                                             

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