Today's Law As Amended

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SB-264 Wine growers: tasting rooms.(2019-2020)

As Amends the Law Today


 Section 23390.5 of the Business and Professions Code is amended to read:

 (a) As used in this section, “licensed branch office” means any branch office or warehouse, or United States bonded wine cellar located away from the licensed winegrower’s or brandy manufacturer’s place of production, or manufacture, for which a duplicate license has been issued.
(b) Notwithstanding the provisions of Section Sections  23358, 23360, and 23390, no a  licensed winegrower or brandy manufacturer shall not  sell wine or brandy to consumers or engage in winetasting activities at more than one two  licensed branch premise. premises.  This section is not and shall not be construed to be retroactive and notwithstanding any other provisions of this division shall not prohibit such sales or limit the quantity thereof or prohibit winetasting activities at any licensed branch office or branch offices under the existing duplicate license or licenses therefor in existence on January 1, 1966, or any renewal or transfer thereof or at any licensed branch office opened by the licensee in place of such licensed branch office.
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 No reimbursement is required by this act pursuant to Section 6 of Article XIII B of the California Constitution because the only costs that may be incurred by a local agency or school district will be incurred because this act creates a new crime or infraction, eliminates a crime or infraction, or changes the penalty for a crime or infraction, within the meaning of Section 17556 of the Government Code, or changes the definition of a crime within the meaning of Section 6 of Article XIII B of the California Constitution.