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Great article.  I have two thoughts:  The federal annual gallonage should be increased to at least 500 gallons - who would object to that? 

The revenoors thats who....
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Re: Pint of Reference: A Guide To The Federal Homebrewing Exemption Statute
« Reply #16 on: August 01, 2011, 07:01:27 PM »
At $18 per barrel, that's not much money lost.  You might make it up in income tax and sales tax at the LHBS. ;)
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Re: Pint of Reference: A Guide To The Federal Homebrewing Exemption Statute
« Reply #18 on: November 24, 2011, 10:16:37 PM »
http://northernbrewer.blogspot.com/2011/06/illegal-homebrewing-in-alabama.html


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Re: Pint of Reference: A Guide To The Federal Homebrewing Exemption Statute
« Reply #19 on: November 28, 2011, 03:41:23 PM »
http://northernbrewer.blogspot.com/2011/06/illegal-homebrewing-in-alabama.html


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Re: Pint of Reference: A Guide To The Federal Homebrewing Exemption Statute
« Reply #20 on: November 29, 2011, 06:08:46 AM »
http://northernbrewer.blogspot.com/2011/06/illegal-homebrewing-in-alabama.html


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Re: Pint of Reference: A Guide To The Federal Homebrewing Exemption Statute
« Reply #21 on: December 20, 2011, 05:39:37 PM »
Just wanted to post a quick update about the Pint of Law blog.  If any of you guys have been following the blog, then you've noticed that I haven't posted anything new in a few months.  I've been getting slammed at work recently and it's been preventing me from doing much of anything, even brewing -- major bummer.  I think things will ease up by late January, however, and there are plenty of things to talk about for 2012, so stay tuned!

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Re: Pint of Reference: A Guide To The Federal Homebrewing Exemption Statute
« Reply #22 on: February 14, 2012, 07:21:57 PM »
Wis. Senate passes bill on homebrew guidelines:

Now it goes to assembly:

http://www.kare11.com/rss/article/962087/14/Wis-Senate-passes-bill-on-homebrew-guidelines
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Re: Pint of Reference: A Guide To The Federal Homebrewing Exemption Statute
« Reply #23 on: February 15, 2012, 01:09:12 AM »
Awesome
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Re: Pint of Reference: A Guide To The Federal Homebrewing Exemption Statute
« Reply #24 on: November 14, 2012, 05:41:49 AM »
Did anyone hear if the Illinois bill got anywhere?  Supposedly one was introduced to mimic WI law.
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Re: Pint of Reference: A Guide To The Federal Homebrewing Exemption Statute
« Reply #25 on: November 14, 2012, 05:50:51 AM »
Regarding the status of the Illinois bill, recently an email was passed around with a link to see the status:http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/billstatus.asp?DocNum=6229&GAID=11&GA=97&DocTypeID=HB&LegID=67830&SessionID=84
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Re: Pint of Reference: A Guide To The Federal Homebrewing Exemption Statute
« Reply #26 on: November 14, 2012, 07:14:14 AM »
In Illinois, the bill was assigned to the Rulles Committee on 11/9/12. Technically, the Rules Committee is supposed to determine where to reassign bills when it's not obvious.  Practically speaking, this is where unwanted bills go to die. Our shadow governor, Mike Madigan has full control over this process, and it's extremely unlikely to move anywhere during the short November Veto session. While there are ways around it, only legislation vetoed by the governor are worked on during the veto session. They should be working on public pensions and the budget deficit.

So, this bill and all unpassed bills die at the end of the session. It will need to be reintroduced after the new legislature is sworn in, in January.

bummer......

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Re: Pint of Reference: A Guide To The Federal Homebrewing Exemption Statute
« Reply #27 on: November 14, 2012, 07:22:13 AM »
Great stuff. Always up for an interesting read and a little education/history. Thanks!!
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Re: Pint of Reference: A Guide To The Federal Homebrewing Exemption Statute
« Reply #28 on: November 14, 2012, 12:56:48 PM »
In Illinois, the bill was assigned to the Rulles Committee on 11/9/12. Technically, the Rules Committee is supposed to determine where to reassign bills when it's not obvious.  Practically speaking, this is where unwanted bills go to die. Our shadow governor, Mike Madigan has full control over this process, and it's extremely unlikely to move anywhere during the short November Veto session. While there are ways around it, only legislation vetoed by the governor are worked on during the veto session. They should be working on public pensions and the budget deficit.

So, this bill and all unpassed bills die at the end of the session. It will need to be reintroduced after the new legislature is sworn in, in January.

bummer......

Oh well, even Denny had to try a few times before finally getting something passed out there in Orygun... Maybe it will be reintroduced in the new session and passed without much fanfare...otherwise we will need to get the letters and emails started to get some information flowing to allow the homebrews to do the same at some of the 2013 events.
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Re: Pint of Reference: A Guide To The Federal Homebrewing Exemption Statute
« Reply #29 on: November 15, 2012, 09:51:58 AM »
Oh well, even Denny had to try a few times before finally getting something passed out there in Orygun... Maybe it will be reintroduced in the new session and passed without much fanfare...otherwise we will need to get the letters and emails started to get some information flowing to allow the homebrews to do the same at some of the 2013 events.

Not to brag, but the law got passed the first time around without a single vote against it in any committee or legislative body.
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