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 Bill Status of HB2675  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  LIQUOR-DISTILLER PUBS

House Sponsors
Rep. Tom Demmer - Jonathan Carroll - Michael J. Zalewski - Grant Wehrli - Mark Batinick, Will Guzzardi, Joe Sosnowski, Jeff Keicher, Dan Ugaste, Thaddeus Jones, Ryan Spain, Allen Skillicorn, Chris Miller, Andrew S. Chesney and Arthur Turner

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Iris Y. Martinez - Terry Link - Dan McConchie and Brian W. Stewart)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/23/2019HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0482

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
235 ILCS 5/3-12
235 ILCS 5/5-1from Ch. 43, par. 115
235 ILCS 5/5-3from Ch. 43, par. 118


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Liquor Control Act of 1934. Establishes a distiller pub license. Provides that a distiller pub license shall allow the licensee to only (i) manufacture up to 5,000 gallons of spirits per year only on the premises specified in the license, (ii) make sales of the spirits manufactured on the premises, (iii) store the spirits upon the premises, (iv) sell and offer for sale at retail from the licensed premises for off-premises consumption no more than 5,000 gallons per year so long as such sales are only made in-person, (v) sell and offer for sale at retail for use and consumption on the premises specified in the license any form of alcoholic liquor purchased from a licensed distributor or importing distributor, and (vi) with the prior approval of the Illinois Liquor Control Commission, annually transfer no more than 5,000 gallons of spirits manufactured on the premises to a licensed distiller pub wholly owned and operated by the same licensee. Prohibits a distiller pub licensee from selling spirits manufactured by the licensee to retail licensees. Establishes fees for a distiller pub license. Provides that a craft distiller licensee may simultaneously hold a distiller pub license if certain requirements are met. Authorizes a craft distiller to transfer spirits to a wholly owned distiller pub if specified requirements are met. Makes conforming changes.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Adds reference to:
235 ILCS 5/1-3.40
235 ILCS 5/6-4from Ch. 43, par. 121
235 ILCS 5/6-31
235 ILCS 5/11-1from Ch. 43, par. 193

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Liquor Control Act of 1934. Removes the craft distiller license. Creates a class 1 craft distiller license. Provides that, among other authorizations, a class 1 craft distiller license shall allow the manufacture of up to 50,000 gallons of spirits per year provided that the class 1 craft distiller licensee does not manufacture more than a combined 50,000 gallons of spirits per year and is not a member of or affiliated with a manufacturer that produces more than 50,000 gallons of spirits per year or any other alcoholic liquor. Provides that a class 1 craft distiller or a non-resident dealer who manufactures less than 50,000 gallons of distilled spirits per year may make application to the State Commission for a self-distribution exemption. Creates a class 2 craft distiller license. Provides that, among other authorizations, a class 2 craft distiller license shall allow the manufacture of up to 100,000 gallons of spirits per year. Creates a craft distiller warehouse permit. Provides that a craft distiller warehouse permit license may be issued to the holder of a craft distiller tasting permit license and shall allow the holder to store or warehouse up to 500,000 gallons of spirits manufactured by the holder of the permit. Creates a distilling pub license. Provides that, among other authorizations, a distilling pub licensee may manufacture up to 5,000 gallons of spirits per year only on the premises specified in the license and make sales of the spirits manufactured on the premises or, with the approval of the State Commission, spirits manufactured on another distilling pub licensed premises that is wholly owned and operated by the same licensee to importing distributors and distributors and to non-licensees for use and consumption. Establishes fees for the class 1 distiller license, class 2 distiller license, craft distiller warehouse permit, and distilling pub license. Removes a provision authorizing craft distiller tasting permit licensees to conduct product sampling. Provides that if any provision of the Act, or its application to any person or circumstance, is determined by a court of competent jurisdiction to be unconstitutional, the remaining provisions shall be construed in accordance with the intent of the General Assembly to further limit rather than expand commerce in alcoholic liquor. Makes conforming and other changes.

House Floor Amendment No. 3
Deletes reference to:
235 ILCS 5/6-31
235 ILCS 5/11-1from Ch. 43, par. 193

Removes provisions concerning product sampling. Removes language that provides that if any provision of the Liquor Control Act of 1934, or its application to any person or circumstance, is determined by a court of competent jurisdiction to be unconstitutional, the remaining provisions shall be construed in accordance with the intent of the General Assembly to further limit rather than expand commerce in alcoholic liquor. Makes conforming changes.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the engrossed bill with the following changes. Provides that a craft distiller warehouse permit may be issued to the holder of a class 1 craft distiller or class 2 craft distiller (instead of a craft distiller premises) license. Provides that a distributor's license shall allow the sale of vermouth to class 1 craft distillers and class 2 craft distillers that sell spirits, vermouth, or both spirits and vermouth to non-licensees at their distilleries. Adds an immediate effective date.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/14/2019HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  2/14/2019HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/19/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  2/26/2019HouseAssigned to Revenue & Finance Committee
  3/6/2019HouseTo Sales, Amusement & Other Taxes Subcommittee
  3/28/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  3/28/2019HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  3/28/2019HouseRecommends Do Pass Subcommittee/ Revenue & Finance Committee; 006-000-000
  3/28/2019HouseReported Back To Revenue & Finance Committee;
  3/28/2019HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Revenue & Finance Committee; 015-000-000
  3/29/2019HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/3/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  4/3/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/8/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  4/8/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/9/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  4/9/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/9/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Revenue & Finance Committee
  4/9/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Revenue & Finance Committee
  4/10/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Revenue & Finance Committee; 012-000-000
  4/10/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  4/10/2019HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Tom Demmer
  4/10/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  4/10/2019HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/10/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  4/10/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted
  4/10/2019HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/10/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Grant Wehrli
  4/10/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark Batinick
  4/10/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joe Sosnowski
  4/10/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jeff Keicher
  4/10/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Ugaste
  4/11/2019HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 108-002-000
  4/11/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Tabled
  4/11/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Thaddeus Jones
  4/11/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ryan Spain
  4/11/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Allen Skillicorn
  4/11/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Chris Miller
  4/11/2019SenateArrive in Senate
  4/11/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/11/2019SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  4/11/2019SenateFirst Reading
  4/11/2019SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/11/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Andrew S. Chesney
  4/16/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan McConchie
  4/24/2019SenateAssigned to Executive
  5/1/2019SenateDo Pass Executive; 016-000-000
  5/1/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 2, 2019
  5/1/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Terry Link
  5/9/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  5/9/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/14/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Executive
  5/15/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 015-000-000
  5/16/2019SenateSecond Reading
  5/16/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Martinez
  5/16/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 17, 2019
  5/22/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Brian W. Stewart
  5/22/2019SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-000
  5/22/2019HouseArrived in House
  5/22/2019HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
  5/23/2019HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Tom Demmer
  5/23/2019HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/23/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner
  5/23/2019HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  5/29/2019HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 112-000-000
  5/29/2019HouseHouse Concurs
  5/29/2019HousePassed Both Houses
  6/27/2019HouseSent to the Governor
  8/23/2019HouseGovernor Approved
  8/23/2019HouseEffective Date August 23, 2019
  8/23/2019HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0482

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