House File 2191 - Introduced HOUSE FILE 2191 BY HEARTSILL A BILL FOR An Act requesting a legislative interim study committee 1 relating to alcoholic beverage control licensing and 2 regulation of breweries. 3 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 4 TLSB 5694YH (2) 85 ec/sc
H.F. 2191 Section 1. BREWERY LICENSING AND REGULATION INTERIM STUDY 1 COMMITTEE. The legislative council is requested to establish 2 an interim study committee during the 2014 interim to examine 3 the promotion, regulation, and licensing of breweries in 4 the state. The study shall focus on existing licensing and 5 business restrictions on breweries, consider the establishment 6 of consistent regulations governing breweries and brew pubs, 7 and examine the possibility of establishing a separate beer 8 promotion board. The goal of the study is to examine how best 9 to encourage the development of the local brewery industry in 10 the state within a reasonable alcoholic beverage regulatory 11 environment. The study committee shall present its conclusions 12 and recommendations in a report to the 2015 session of the 13 general assembly. 14 EXPLANATION 15 The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with 16 the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly. 17 This bill requests the legislative council to establish an 18 interim study committee during the 2014 interim to examine the 19 promotion, regulation, and licensing of breweries in the state. 20 -1- LSB 5694YH (2) 85 ec/sc 1/ 1