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 Bill Status of HB0630  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  LIQUOR-TECH

House Sponsors
Rep. Keith Farnham - Michael W. Tryon

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Linda Holmes )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/8/2013HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0055

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
235 ILCS 5/1-1from Ch. 43, par. 93.9


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Liquor Control Act of 1934. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Deletes reference to:
235 ILCS 5/1-1
Adds reference to:
235 ILCS 5/1-3.39 new
235 ILCS 5/5-3from Ch. 43, par. 118
235 ILCS 5/6-36 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Liquor Control Act of 1934. Defines "homemade brewed beverage". Provides that the fee for a homebrewer special event permit is $25. Provides that the making of homemade brewed beverages does not require a license or permit if: the brewer receives no compensation; the homemade brewed beverages are not sold or offered for sale; and the quantity of homemade brewed beverages made by a person in a calendar year does not exceed 100 gallons if the household has only one person of legal drinking age or 200 gallons if the household has 2 or more persons of legal drinking age. Provides that a person who makes, possesses, transports, or stores homemade brewed beverages in compliance with limitations specified is not a brewer, craft brewer, wholesaler, retailer, or manufacturer of beer for the purposes of the Act. Provides that homemade brewed beverages made in compliance with the Act may be consumed by the person who made it and his or her family, neighbors, and friends at any private residence or other private location where the possession and consumption of alcohol is permissible under the Act, local ordinances, and other applicable law if the homemade brewed beverages are not made available for consumption by the general public. Establishes requirements for the use of homemade brewed beverages at a public exhibition, demonstration, tasting, or sampling. Provides that, if a public event using homemade brewed beverages is not held at a private residence, the event organizer shall obtain a homebrewer special event permit for each location. Establishes requirements for conducting, sponsoring, or hosting a contest, competition, or other event for the exhibition, demonstration, judging, tasting, or sampling of homemade brewed beverages. Provides that a commercial enterprise engaged primarily in selling supplies and equipment to the public for use by homebrewers may manufacture homemade brewed beverages for the purpose of tasting the beverages at the location of the commercial enterprise if the homemade brewed beverages are not sold or offered for sale. Provides that homemade brewed beverages are not subject to the provisions of the Act concerning taxation. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/24/2013HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Michael J. Madigan
  1/25/2013HouseFirst Reading
  1/25/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/25/2013HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  3/6/2013HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Executive Committee; 011-000-000
  3/6/2013HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/19/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Keith Farnham
  3/19/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/8/2013HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Keith Farnham
  4/8/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Executive Committee
  4/11/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Keith Farnham
  4/11/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/11/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael W. Tryon
  4/15/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Executive Committee
  4/16/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Executive Committee; 011-000-000
  4/16/2013HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/16/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  4/16/2013HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/17/2013HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 118-000-000
  4/17/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  4/17/2013SenateArrive in Senate
  4/17/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 18, 2013
  4/17/2013SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. John J. Cullerton
  4/18/2013SenateFirst Reading
  4/18/2013SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/24/2013SenateAssigned to Executive
  4/25/2013SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Linda Holmes
  5/1/2013SenateDo Pass Executive; 015-000-000
  5/1/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 2, 2013
  5/7/2013SenateSecond Reading
  5/7/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 8, 2013
  5/15/2013SenateThird Reading - Passed; 054-000-000
  5/15/2013HousePassed Both Houses
  6/13/2013HouseSent to the Governor
  7/8/2013HouseGovernor Approved
  7/8/2013HouseEffective Date July 5, 2013
  7/8/2013HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0055

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