Boulder CO, Sep. 8, 2015 — S. 1562, the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act, was introduced in the U.S. Senate on June 11 by Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) and companion H.R. 2903 was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives on June 25 by Representatives Erik Paulsen (R-MN) and Ron Kind (D-WI). S. 1562 has 15 total sponsors in the U.S. Senate and H.R. 2903 has 74 total sponsors in the U.S. House of Representatives.The legislation incorporates provisions of the Small Brewer Reinvestment and Expanding Workforce Act (Small BREW Act), excise tax recalibration legislation supported by the Brewers Association in the past several Congresses.

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