STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1108
RE: H.B. No. 546
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2019
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 546, H.D. 2, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO INTOXICATING LIQUOR,"
begs leave to report as follows:
(1) Increasing the amount of malt beverages that a small craft producer pub licensee may manufacture from 60,000 barrels to 125,000 barrels;
(2) Allowing brewpub licensees and small craft producer pub licensees to conduct certain activities at satellite locations;
(3) Clarifying the definition of "growler"; and
(4) Allowing brewpub licensees and small craft producer pub licensees to obtain a direct shipper permit.
The Waikiki Brewing Company, REAL a gastropub/Bent Tail Brewing Company, Kauai Beer Company, Maui Brewing Co., Hawaiian Craft Brewers Guild, Beer Lab HI, and a concerned individual supported this measure. The Hawaii Food Industry Association submitted comments.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Finance that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 546, H.D. 2, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
SYLVIA LUKE, Chair