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HF 69

as introduced - 92nd Legislature, 2021 1st Special Session (2021 - 2021) Posted on 06/29/2021 10:36pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

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Introduction Posted on 06/29/2021

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A bill for an act
relating to liquor; prohibiting exclusive contracts for distillers; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2020, section 340A.307, subdivisions 1, 4.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 340A.307, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Nondiscriminatory sales.

All licensed importersnew text begin and licensed
manufacturers
new text end must offer for sale on an equal basis to all licensed wholesalers and
manufacturers all intoxicating liquor new text beginproduced in or new text endbrought into the state of Minnesota.

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 340A.307, subdivision 4, is amended to read:


Subd. 4.

Exceptions.

Nothing in this section applies to:

(1) wine or malt liquor of any alcohol content;new text begin or
new text end

deleted text begin (2) intoxicating liquor which is:
deleted text end

deleted text begin (i) further distilled, refined, rectified, or blended within the state; and
deleted text end

deleted text begin (ii) bottled within the state and labeled with the importer's own labels after importation
into the state; or
deleted text end

deleted text begin (3)deleted text endnew text begin (2)new text end any brand of intoxicating liquor which is offered for sale only in this state. No
such brand shall vary from an existing or new brand sold in another state in any manner as
to brand name, age, or proof of the product.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
new text end