Monthly Archives: February 2012

FTH on Alabama Public Television Tonight at 10:30pm

  The show is called Capitol Journal and will highlight the Gourmet Bottle Bill.

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Gourmet Bottle Bill Passes Senate

  Senate Bill 294, the Gourmet Bottle Bill, passed the Alabama Senate on Tuesday, February 22nd by a vote of 14-13.  We are far from done with GBB though, the next step will move this bill to the House of Representatives.  Keep an eye out here, the message board, email and our twitter account for [...]

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Gourmet Bottle Bill on Senate Special Order Calendar Today

  The Gourmet Bottle Bill, Senate Bill 294, is on the special order calendar today!  The session will start at 5pm. If you have not contacted your Senator then please do so today. It is very important that they hear from you expressing your support for SB294. E-mail is good but if you can make [...]

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Gourmet Bottle Bill Update

  There is a chance that the Gourmet Bottle Bill, Senate Bill 294, will be on the special order calendar tomorrow. Please contact your Senator as soon as possible expressing your support for SB294. E-mail is good but if you can make a phone call as well, that would be best. Keep your e-mails and [...]

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HB354 – The Alabama Homebrewing Legalization Bill Update

  I received the following email from Right to Brew last night… We are excited to report that House bill HB354 was filed today to legalize Homebrewing in Alabama. With your help, it will pass into law, and cause Alabama to finally join the 48 other states that have already legalized homebrewing. The bill has [...]

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Gourmet Bottle Bill Passes Senate Committee

  The Gourmet Bottle Bill, or SB294, has passed the Senate Small Business committee and received a second reading on the floor of the Senate.  In addition, the GBB has had its first reading on the floor of the House as HB264.  Read more about the legislative steps here. If you have not contacted your representative [...]

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Montgomery Assigns Numbers to Gourmet Bottle Bill

  The House of Representatives has given the Gourmet Bottle Bill “HB264″ while the Senate has given the bill “SB294″. The House sponsors are Jim Barton, Chad Fincher, Jamie Ison and David Sessions. The Senate sponsor is Paul Sanford.

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Free the Hops 2012 Legislative Session Update

  Tuesday, February 7th, the 2012 regular session of the Alabama Legislature will begin at 12pm. A Regular Session may consist of no more than 30 Legislative Days within the framework of a 105-calendar day period according to the Legislature’s home page. Last year’s session convened March 1, 2011, and adjourned June 9, 2011 to [...]

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