STAND. COM. REP. NO. 2202
RE: S.B. No. 772
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2019
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Judiciary, to which was referred S.B. No. 772, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO LIQUOR LAWS,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to amend the State's liquor laws to adapt to the constantly developing craft brewery industry by:
The Hawaiian Craft Brewers Guild, Kauai Beer Company, Maui Brewing Co., and Honolulu Beerworks testified in support of this measure. Mothers Against Drunk Driving Hawaii testified in opposition. The Liquor Commission of the City and County of Honolulu provided comments.
Your Committee has amended this measure by:
(1) Lowering the maximum serving amount before a customer at any one time from 32 ounces to 24 ounces; and
(2) Making a technical, nonsubstantive amendment for clarity, consistency, and style.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Judiciary that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 772, H.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 772, H.D. 2.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Judiciary,
CHRIS LEE, Chair