FORTIFIED MALT BEVERAGES ACT.

View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
House Bill 782 (Public) Filed Wednesday, April 10, 2013
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO REGULATE THE SALE OF FORTIFIED MALT BEVERAGES.
Intro. by Starnes, Luebke, Jordan, Holley.

Status: Re-ref Com On Commerce and Job Development Subcommittee on Alcoholic Beverage Control (House Action) (May 1 2013)
H 782

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Apr 12 2013 - More information

    Amends GS 18B-101 to add a definition of fortified malt beverage as a beverage that (1) contains at least 9% alcohol by volume and no more than 15% alcohol by volume; (2) is treated by processing, filtration, or another method of manufacture that is not generally recognized as a traditional process in the production of a beer as described in 27 CFR. § 25.55; (3) contains an added flavor containing alcohol or any other ingredient containing alcohol; and (4) the manufacturer is required to file a formula for approval with the US Alcohol and Tobacco Trade and Tax Bureau pursuant to 27 CFR. § 25.55. Makes conforming changes to the definition of malt beverage.

    Amends GS 18B-800 to allow fortified malt beverages to be sold only in ABC stores operated by local boards.

    Amends GS 18B-804 to require the sale price of fortified malt beverages to include the tax levied on beer as well as state and local sales taxes.

    Effective July 1, 2014.


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