Bill Text: NY S04185 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Relates to the definition of New York state labelled beer; requires such labelled beer to be processed in New York state.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-03-04 - REFERRED TO INVESTIGATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS [S04185 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S04185-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          4185
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                      March 4, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by  Sen. METZGER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
          ment Operations
        AN ACT to amend the alcoholic beverage control law, in relation  to  the
          definition of New York state labelled beer
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Paragraphs (b) and (c) of subdivision 20-d of section 3  of
     2  the  alcoholic beverage control law, as added by chapter 108 of the laws
     3  of 2012, are amended to read as follows:
     4    (b) from January first, two thousand nineteen until  December  thirty-
     5  first,  two  thousand  twenty-three,  beer  made with no less than sixty
     6  percent, by weight, of its hops grown in New York state and no less than
     7  sixty percent, by weight, of all of  its  other  ingredients,  excluding
     8  water, grown and processed in New York state; and
     9    (c)  from January first, two thousand twenty-four and thereafter, beer
    10  made with no less than ninety percent, by weight, of its hops  grown  in
    11  New York state and no less than ninety percent, by weight, of all of its
    12  other  ingredients,  excluding  water,  grown  and processed in New York
    13  state.
    14    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD08203-01-9
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