Legislature(2017 - 2018)BARNES 124

05/03/2018 03:15 PM LABOR & COMMERCE

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04:27:43 PM Start
04:28:00 PM SB76
05:14:11 PM Adjourn
* first hearing in first committee of referral
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+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED
+= SB 76 ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL; ALCOHOL REG TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
-- Public Testimony --
                    ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                                  
          HOUSE LABOR AND COMMERCE STANDING COMMITTEE                                                                         
                          May 3, 2018                                                                                           
                           4:27 p.m.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS PRESENT                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Representative Sam Kito, Chair                                                                                                  
Representative Adam Wool, Vice Chair                                                                                            
Representative Andy Josephson                                                                                                   
Representative Louise Stutes                                                                                                    
Representative Chris Birch                                                                                                      
Representative Gary Knopp                                                                                                       
Representative Colleen Sullivan-Leonard                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS ABSENT                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Mike Chenault (alternate)                                                                                        
Representative Bryce Edgmon (alternate)                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
COMMITTEE CALENDAR                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CS FOR SS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 76(FIN)                                                                                           
"An  Act  relating  to  alcoholic   beverages;  relating  to  the                                                               
regulation of  manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers,  and common                                                               
carriers   of   alcoholic   beverages;  relating   to   licenses,                                                               
endorsements,   and   permits  involving   alcoholic   beverages;                                                               
relating  to the  Alcoholic Beverage  Control Board;  relating to                                                               
offenses  involving  alcoholic  beverages; amending  Rule  17(h),                                                               
Alaska Rules  of Minor  Offense Procedure;  and providing  for an                                                               
effective date."                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
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PREVIOUS COMMITTEE ACTION                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
BILL: SB  76                                                                                                                  
SHORT TITLE: ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL; ALCOHOL REG                                                                            
SPONSOR(s): SENATOR(s) MICCICHE                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
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04/06/18       (S)       NR: COSTELLO                                                                                           
04/06/18       (S)       DP: MICCICHE, MEYER                                                                                    
04/06/18       (S)       AM: GARDNER                                                                                            
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04/14/18       (S)       DP: COGHILL                                                                                            
04/14/18       (S)       NR: WIELECHOWSKI                                                                                       
04/14/18       (S)       AM: COSTELLO, SHOWER                                                                                   
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04/30/18       (S)       NR: HOFFMAN, MACKINNON, OLSON                                                                          
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                         MICCICHE                                                                                               
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WITNESS REGISTER                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
ANDREW CUTTING                                                                                                                  
Alaska Children's Trust                                                                                                         
Anchorage, Alaska                                                                                                               
POSITION STATEMENT:  Testified in support of SB 76.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
JAN HILL                                                                                                                        
Title 4 Review Steering Committee                                                                                               
Haines, Alaska                                                                                                                  
POSITION STATEMENT:  Testified in support of SB 76.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
LUCAS HEGER                                                                                                                     
Skagway Spirits Distillery                                                                                                      
Skagway, Alaska                                                                                                                 
POSITION STATEMENT:  Testified in support of SB 76.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
MELANIE LESH                                                                                                                    
Snug Harbor                                                                                                                     
Gustavus, Alaska                                                                                                                
POSITION STATEMENT:  Testified in support of SB 76.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
MIKE HEALY                                                                                                                      
Skagway Brewing Company                                                                                                         
Skagway, Alaska                                                                                                                 
POSITION STATEMENT:  Testified in the hearing on SB 76.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SHERRY STEAD                                                                                                                    
Grace Ridge Brewing                                                                                                             
Homer, Alaska                                                                                                                   
POSITION STATEMENT:  Testified in support of SB 76.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
WILLIAM HOWELL                                                                                                                  
Sterling, Alaska                                                                                                                
POSITION STATEMENT:  Testified in support of SB 76.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
DOUG HOGUE, Owner                                                                                                               
Kenai River Brewing Company                                                                                                     
Soldotna, Alaska                                                                                                                
POSITION STATEMENT:  Testified in support of SB 76.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
RONDY MATTHEWS                                                                                                                  
BDL owner                                                                                                                       
Homer, Alaska                                                                                                                   
POSITION STATEMENT:  Testified in support of SB 76.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
MATT JONES                                                                                                                      
Moose's Tooth                                                                                                                   
Anchorage, Alaska                                                                                                               
POSITION STATEMENT:  Testified in support of SB 76.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
MIKE ALLEN                                                                                                                      
Juneau, Alaska                                                                                                                  
POSITION STATEMENT:  Testified in support of SB 76.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
EVAN WOOD, Owner                                                                                                                
Devil's Club Brewing                                                                                                            
Juneau, Alaska                                                                                                                  
POSITION STATEMENT:  Testified in support of SB 76.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
KATIE BALDWIN-JOHNSON                                                                                                           
Mental Health Trust Authority (MHTA)                                                                                            
Anchorage, Alaska                                                                                                               
POSITION STATEMENT:  Testified in support of SB 76.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
RICK ARMSTRONG, Owner                                                                                                           
Baranof Island Brewing Company                                                                                                  
Sitka, Alaska                                                                                                                   
POSITION STATEMENT:  Testified in support of SB 76.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
MIKE JIPPING                                                                                                                    
Moose's Tooth Brewery                                                                                                           
Anchorage, Alaska                                                                                                               
POSITION STATEMENT:  Testified in support of SB 76.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
JEFF POLIZZOTTO                                                                                                                 
Douglas, Alaska                                                                                                                 
POSITION STATEMENT:  Testified in support of SB 76.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
MICHAEL CERVANTES, Owner                                                                                                        
The Banks Alehouse                                                                                                              
Fairbanks, Alaska                                                                                                               
POSITION STATEMENT:  Testified in support of SB 76.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
TOIVO LUICK, Owner                                                                                                              
Hoarfrost Distillery                                                                                                            
Fairbanks, Alaska                                                                                                               
POSITION STATEMENT:  Testified in support of SB 76.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
CLARK PELTZ, Co-owner                                                                                                           
Cynosure Brewing                                                                                                                
Anchorage, Alaska                                                                                                               
POSITION STATEMENT:  Testified in support of SB 76.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
KAREN BERGER, Co-owner                                                                                                          
Homer Brewing Company                                                                                                           
Homer, Alaska                                                                                                                   
POSITION STATEMENT:  Testified in support of SB 76.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
PETE HANSON                                                                                                                     
President, CEO                                                                                                                  
Alaska Cabaret, Hotel, Restaurant and Retailers Association                                                                     
(Alaska CHARR)                                                                                                                  
Anchorage, Alaska                                                                                                               
POSITION STATEMENT:  Testified in support of SB 76.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
ROY MARENCO                                                                                                                     
Girdwood Brewing Company                                                                                                        
Girdwood, Alaska                                                                                                                
POSITION STATEMENT:  Testified in support of SB 76.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
JOEL PROBST                                                                                                                     
Klondike Brewing                                                                                                                
Skagway, Alaska                                                                                                                 
POSITION STATEMENT:  Testified in support of SB 76.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
JOEL LOOSLI                                                                                                                     
Anchorage, Alaska                                                                                                               
POSITION STATEMENT:  Testified in support of SB 76.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
MARK STAPLES                                                                                                                    
Midnight Sun Brewing Company                                                                                                    
Anchorage, Alaska                                                                                                               
POSITION STATEMENT:  Testified in support of SB 76.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
EDMOND MINER                                                                                                                    
Gakona Brewing Company                                                                                                          
Gakona, Alaska                                                                                                                  
POSITION STATEMENT:  Testified in support of SB 76.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
PATRICK LEVY                                                                                                                    
Fairbanks Distillery Company                                                                                                    
Fairbanks, Alaska                                                                                                               
POSITION STATEMENT:  Testified in opposition to SB 76.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
ACTION NARRATIVE                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
4:27:43 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  SAM KITO  called  the House  Labor  and Commerce  Standing                                                             
Committee meeting to order at  4:27 p.m. All members were present                                                               
at the call to order.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
         SB  76-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL; ALCOHOL REG                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
4:28:00 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR KITO  announced that  the only order  of business  would be                                                               
SENATE  BILL NO.  76, "An  Act relating  to alcoholic  beverages;                                                               
relating  to   the  regulation  of   manufacturers,  wholesalers,                                                               
retailers, and  common carriers of alcoholic  beverages; relating                                                               
to  licenses,  endorsements,   and  permits  involving  alcoholic                                                               
beverages;  relating to  the  Alcoholic  Beverage Control  Board;                                                               
relating  to  offenses  involving alcoholic  beverages;  amending                                                               
Rule 17, Alaska  Rules of Minor Offense  Procedure; and providing                                                               
for an effective date."                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
4:29:03 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR KITO  announced that public  testimony was still  open from                                                               
the previous hearing.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
4:29:40 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
ANDREW CUTTING, Alaska Children's  Trust, testified in support of                                                               
SB 76.  He spoke to the provision regarding online sales.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
4:30:51 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
JAN  HILL,  Title  4  Review  Steering  Committee,  testified  in                                                               
support of SB 76.  She  said the state needs to regulate internet                                                               
sales  of alcohol.   She  encouraged  the committee  not to  lose                                                               
sight of  all the good work  done on the review  and the proposed                                                               
bill.                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
4:32:35 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
LUCAS HEGER, Skagway Spirits Distillery,  testified in support of                                                               
SB 76.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
4:33:15 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
MELANIE LESH,  Snug Harbor, testified in  support of SB 76.   She                                                               
spoke to renewal of package liquor store licenses.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
4:34:49 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
MIKE HEALY, Skagway Brewing Company,  testified in the hearing on                                                               
SB 76.   He said he  supports the changes in  the legislation. He                                                               
stated that  due to the  high cost  of hiring a  distributor, his                                                               
company had been  unable to sell product to  local liquor stores.                                                               
He  added that  by  being open  in the  winter,  the brewery  has                                                               
increased the local economy.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  WOOL  said he  thinks  small  breweries can  make                                                               
direct sales according to current law.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
4:37:25 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SHERRY STEAD,  Grace Ridge  Brewing, testified  in support  of SB                                                               
76.   She  mentioned local  events and  non-profits to  which the                                                               
brewery  donates  each  year.  She  said  clear  and  enforceable                                                               
regulations are needed.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
4:38:32 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
WILLIAM HOWELL testified  in support of SB 76.   He said it would                                                               
be a "real step forward" for breweries in Alaska.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
4:39:56 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
DOUG  HOGUE, Owner,  Kenai River  Brewing  Company, testified  in                                                               
support of SB 76.  He  said taprooms are a social gathering place                                                               
in his town.   He spoke to the  considerable investment involved.                                                               
He urged the committee to update Title 4.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
4:41:33 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
RONDY MATTHEWS,  BDL owner, testified in  support of SB 76.   She                                                               
said she would like to see completion of Title 4.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
4:42:29 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
MATT JONES,  Moose's Tooth, testified  in support  of SB 76.   He                                                               
stated  he had  served  on  the subcommittee  and  he thinks  the                                                               
proposal would  serve as framework for  operators and regulators.                                                               
He spoke to the need to address the production cap.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
4:43:55 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
MIKE ALLEN  testified in  support of  SB 76.   He said  he thinks                                                               
distillery  tasting rooms  are for  offering samples  of product.                                                               
He  spoke to  testimony stating  one  distillery is  a venue  for                                                               
local  artists.   He  gave  some  suggestions, such  as  allowing                                                               
distilleries  to  offer  free  samples that  can  be  mixed;  not                                                               
allowing   afterhours  activities;   and   additional  fees   for                                                               
entertainment  which  would  create  revenue  for  the  Alcoholic                                                               
Beverage Control Board ("ABC Board").                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
4:46:59 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
EVAN WOOD, Owner,  Devil's Club Brewing, testified  in support of                                                               
SB 76.   He said the proposed bill would  clarify the language in                                                               
Title 4.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
4:48:01 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
KATIE  BALDWIN-JOHNSON,  Mental  Health Trust  Authority  (MHTA),                                                               
testified  in  support  of  SB  76.   She  described  the  health                                                               
benefits for  beneficiaries of MHTA.  She informed that  the MHTA                                                               
respectfully  requested  passage  of  the proposed  bill  in  the                                                               
current session.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
4:50:38 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
RICK ARMSTRONG, Owner, Baranof  Island Brewing Company, testified                                                               
in support of SB  76.  He stated he is  president of the Brewer's                                                               
Guild of Alaska.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
4:51:35 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
MIKE JIPPING, Moose's  Tooth Brewery, testified in  support of SB                                                               
76.  He said he would like to see the production cap lifted.                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  WOOL asked  whether  Mr. Jipping's  establishment                                                               
has a tasting room.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
MR. JIPPING  answered there  is no tasting  room at  the brewery,                                                               
only a restaurant.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
4:52:46 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
JEFF POLIZZOTTO testified in support of  SB 76.  He mentioned the                                                               
changes to Title 4 that stakeholders had already agreed upon.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
4:53:57 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
MICHAEL  CERVANTES,  Owner,  The  Banks  Alehouse,  testified  in                                                               
support of SB 76.  He  asked the committee to review AS 04.09.210                                                               
regarding eating place licenses.   He said the language should be                                                               
reevaluated.    He further  spoke to his concerns  regarding food                                                               
truck licensing.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
4:57:03 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
TOIVO LUICK,  Owner, Hoarfrost  Distillery, testified  in support                                                               
of  SB  76.    He suggested  not  putting  through  controversial                                                               
amendments and simply moving the bill forward.                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
4:58:09 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CLARK PELTZ, Co-owner, Cynosure  Brewing, testified in support of                                                               
SB 76.   He  spoke to  the work that  had gone  into the  Title 4                                                               
rewrite.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
4:59:15 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
KAREN  BERGER,  Co-owner,  Homer Brewing  Company,  testified  in                                                               
support of SB 76.  She said she  feels the bill has seen a lot of                                                               
compromise.   She spoke  to the fee  schedule and  the population                                                               
cap.                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
5:01:06 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
PETE HANSON,  President, CEO,  Alaska Cabaret,  Hotel, Restaurant                                                               
and Retailers  Association (Alaska  CHARR), testified  in support                                                               
of SB 76.   He mentioned that manufacturers  represent around two                                                               
percent of  the total licenses  in the state.   He said  he would                                                               
like to see a level playing field across all licenses.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
5:03:40 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
ROY MARENCO,  Girdwood Brewing Company,  testified in  support of                                                               
SB 76.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
5:04:34 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
JOEL PROBST,  Klondike Brewing,  testified in  support of  SB 76.                                                               
He said he  thinks the proposed bill does a  good job of updating                                                               
Title 4.   He pointed out  that the cost of  licenses is $300,000                                                               
only on the private  market.  He said the cost  of a BDL biannual                                                               
license is $2,500 currently.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
5:06:07 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
JOEL LOOSLI  testified in support of  SB 76 as written.   He said                                                               
he  thinks Alaska's  current laws  are fairly  antiquated and  he                                                               
appreciates the effort to modernize them.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
5:07:10 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
MARK STAPLES, Midnight Sun Brewing  Company, testified in support                                                               
of SB 76.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
5:07:56 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
EDMOND MINER, Gakona Brewing Company,  testified in support of SB                                                               
76 in its current form.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  WOOL asked  whether  Mr. Miner  had testified  in                                                               
Senate Labor and  Commerce Committee bill hearings  in support of                                                               
the proposed bill in its current form.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
MR. MINER replied in the affirmative.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  WOOL   asked  whether  he  had   testified  about                                                               
removing the 80/20 rule.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
MR. MINER answered in the affirmative.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
5:09:45 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
PATRICK   LEVY,  Fairbanks   Distillery  Company,   testified  in                                                               
opposition to SB  76.  He queried why  distillery licenses needed                                                               
to  be so  complicated.     He stated  that  as a  member of  the                                                               
public, he  can invite  restaurant-owner friends  to his  home to                                                               
showcase product  but cannot  do the  same on  his premises.   He                                                               
added  distilleries  do not  compete  with  bars.   He  said  his                                                               
distillery is an attraction that helps the whole community.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE STUTES asked Mr. Levy  whether he sells samples at                                                               
his distillery.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
MR. LEVY answered  that he does sell mixed drinks.  He added that                                                               
with SB  76 he would  have to buy a  sampling permit to  give out                                                               
samples.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE WOOL spoke to fees for tasting rooms.  He said                                                                   
the tasting endorsement is $200 for 2 years.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
MR. LEVY replied that it was  cheapest license, but he would also                                                               
have to  purchase a retail license  and a wholesale license.   He                                                               
added  the price  of his  current license  would go  up with  the                                                               
proposed legislation.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
5:13:53 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR KITO closed public testimony on SB 76.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
[SB 76 was held over.]                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
5:14:11 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
ADJOURNMENT                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
There being no further business before the committee, the House                                                                 
Labor and Commerce Standing Committee meeting was adjourned at                                                                  
5:14 p.m.                                                                                                                       

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