Bill Summaries: H768 (2021)

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  • Summary date: May 11 2021 - View summary

    House amendment to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Adds the following to the items that must be included in the Legislative Research Commission (LRC)'s study on revising the laws governing alcoholic beverages: (1) the feasibility and advisability of limiting the frequency of shelf resets that a malt beverage or wine wholesaler may perform each year for a licensed retailer, the times during which such resets may occur, and the number of wholesaler employee hours that can be provided during a reset; (2) the feasibility and advisability of a malt beverage or wine wholesaler offering discounted pricing to a licensed retailer on the condition that the retail price for the consumer is discounted by the same amount in the entire market designated for the promotion; and (3) the feasibility and advisability of limiting the frequency of draft line cleaning services that a malt beverage wholesaler may provide each year for a licensed retailer, and the times during which those services may occur. 


  • Summary date: May 3 2021 - View summary

    Directs the Legislative Research Commission (LRC) to study revising the laws governing alcoholic beverages set forth in GS Chapter 18B. Details 11 required components of the study, including (1) a comparative analysis on regulation by the federal governmental and other states, (2) a comparative analysis on how other states regulate the sale of spirituous liquor, define and regulate alcohol consumables, define and issue permits for the manufacturing or sale of alcoholic beverages, and define and regulate hours for on-premises consumption at a reduced price, (3) how to modify the process for selecting which spirituous liquor products can be sold in ABC stores, and (4) how to streamline the ABC permitting process. Allows the LRC to also study any other matters it deems relevant. Directs LRC to report its findings and proposed legislation to the 2022 Regular Session of the NCGA upon its convening.