Support Homebrewing Rights in KS

Last year, the Kansas Alcoholic Beverage Control Division informed the Kansas City Bier Meisters, a local homebrew club, that existing Kansas law does not allow for homebrew to be served outside the home for events like homebrew club meetings and homebrew competitions.

The American Homebrewers Association is supporting an effort by a coalition of Kansas homebrew clubs to resolve this issue. House Bill 2223 was drafted to allow Kansas homebrewers to legally share homebrew at club meetings and enter homebrew competitions. The bill is scheduled for a hearing before the House Committee on Federal and State Affairs Friday, February 8, 2013 at 9 a.m.

How Can You Help?

Please contact the members of the House Committee on Federal and State Affairs (listed below) and politely urge them to vote favorably on HB 2223, so that it can move on to vote before the full House. See committee contacts below. Contacting legislators is quick and easy, and every contact they get from homebrewers will help assure our success.

Thank you for your support of homebrewers, your action could make the difference in whether or not this legislation becomes law. Please forward this message to other Kansas residents/businesses that may be interested in supporting this bill.


Kansas House Committee on Federal and State Affairs

Arlen H. Siegfreid, R-121st (Chair) 785-296-0715

Larry Campbell, R-26th 785-296-7632

Ken Corbet, R-54th 785-296-7679

Shanti Gandhi, R-52nd 785-296-7672

Robert (Bob) Montgomery, R-15th 785-296-7677

Allan Rothlisberg, R-65th 785-296-7653

Broderick Henderson, D-35th 785-296-7697

Annie Tietze, D-53rd 785-296-7668

Steven R. Brunk, R-85th (Vice Chair) 785-296-7645

Rep. J. R. Claeys, R-69th 785-296-7670

Rep. Travis Couture-Lovelady, R-110th 785-296-4683

Rep. Brett Hildabrand, R-17th 785-296-7659

Rep. Reid Petty, R-125th 785-296-7676

Rep. Troy L. Waymaster, R-109th 785-296-7672

Rep. Emily Perry, D-24th 785-296-7669

Rep. Ponka-We Victors, D-103rd 785-296-7651

Rep. Rob Bruchman, R-20th 785-296-7644

Rep. Susan L. Concannon, R-107th 785-296-7677

Rep. Willie Dove, R-38th 785-296-7670

Rep. Michael Houser, R-1st 785-296-7679

Rep. Marty Read, R-4th 785-296-7310

Rep. Louis E. Ruiz, D-31st (Ranking Member) 785-296-7122

Rep. Michael J. Peterson, D-32nd 785-296-7371

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