REGULATE ALCOHOL CONSUMABLES.

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House Bill 11 (Public) Filed Wednesday, January 27, 2021
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO REGULATE ALCOHOL IN MANUFACTURED FOOD PRODUCTS SUCH AS ICE CREAM, ICE POPS, GUM, AND GELATIN.
Intro. by Boles, Moffitt, Hurley, Willingham.

Status: Re-ref to Commerce and Insurance. If fav, re-ref to Rules and Operations of the Senate (Senate action) (May 27 2021)

SOG comments (1):

Long title change

House committee substitute to the 1st edition changed the long title. Original title was AN ACT TO REGULATE ALCOHOL IN MANUFACTURED FOOD PRODUCTS SUCH AS ICE CREAM, ICE POPS, AND GELATIN.

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Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Mar 10 2021 - More information

    House committee substitute amends the 1st edition as follows. 

    Amends the proposed definition for the term alcohol consumables to include any manufactured and packaged gum-based product containing at least 0.5% alcohol by volume. Makes conforming changes to the act's long title. 


  • Summary date: Jan 27 2021 - More information

    Amends GS 18B-101 to include alcohol consumables under the definition of alcoholic beverage. Defines alcohol consumable as any manufactured and packaged ice cream, ice pop or gelatin-based food product containing at least 0.5% alcohol by volume. Further amends GS 18B-101, modifying the definitions of fortified wine, malt beverage, spirituous liquor or liquor, and unfortified wine to include any alcohol consumables. Applies to offenses committed on or after December 1, 2021.

    Amends GS 18B-206 to more generally allow the ABC Commission to set standards and adopt rules for alcoholic beverages (was, specifically for malt beverages, unfortified wine, fortified wine, and spirituous liquor). Makes conforming changes. Effective December 1, 2021.

    Amends GS 18B-804 concerning setting the sale price of spirituous liquor by adding (1) a charge of one cent, for non-bottled products, on each stock keeping unit containing no more than 50 milliliters and five cents on each stock keeping unit containing more than 50 milliliters; and (2) an additional charge for local boards, for non-bottled products, of one cent on each stock keeping unit containing no more than 50 milliliters and five cents on each stock keeping unit containing more than 50 milliliters. Makes conforming changes by no longer referring to those impacted charges as bottle charges. Amends GS 18B-805 by making conforming changes to the provisions concerning a local board's distribution of revenue, to refer to charges instead of bottle charges. Applies to spirituous liquor sold on or after December 1, 2021.


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