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May 13

Assembly Oversight Committee Held Hearing on Liquor License Reform

Posted to The Town Crier - Legislative Backgrounder on May 13, 2022 at 11:47 AM by Amy Spiezio

On Monday, May 9, the Assembly Oversight, Reform, and Federal Relations Committee heard testimony from key stakeholders of the New Jersey alcoholic beverage industry on the current state of the industry and discussed ways to improve the manufacturing, distribution, and retail sectors along with its impact on the competition with neighboring states and within the hospitality and tourism economies. The New Jersey Restaurant and Hospitality Association, New Jersey Liquor Store Alliance, and the Wine and Spirits Wholesalers Association, were among those who testified. 

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Mar 25

ABC Establishes Daily and Annual Seasonal Farm Market Permits

Posted to The Town Crier - Legislative Backgrounder on March 25, 2021 at 2:49 PM by Legislative Staff

On February 5, 2021, Governor Murphy signed P.L. 2021, c.15, requiring the Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control (the “ABC”)to establish a permit that would allow the holder of certain alcoholic beverage manufacturing licenses to sell their products at seasonal farm markets.

The new law allows permit holders to sell any of their products in sealed, original containers at a seasonal farm market for off-premises consumption, transport their products in sealed, original containers to and from a seasonal farm market, and offer samples to be consumed by persons of the legal age to consume alcoholic beverages in areas in the immediate vicinity of the alcoholic beverage vendor.

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