Under existing law, a beer supplier is required to sell its beer to a beer wholesaler through an exclusive franchise contract. Existing law establishes parameters for these franchise contracts, including provisions that prohibit certain actions by suppliers and wholesalers against the other party
This bill would revise the list of prohibited acts that a supplier may take against a wholesaler
This bill would also establish when possession of the beer is transferred from a supplier to a wholesaler
Relating to beer suppliers and wholesalers; to amend Section 28-9-4, Code of Alabama 1975, and to add Section 28-9-5.1, Code of Alabama 1975; to prohibit a beer supplier from taking certain actions against the wholesaler with whom a supplier contracts to distribute its beer; and to establish when possession and risk of loss is transferred from a beer supplier to a beer wholesaler.
|April 30, 2019||S||Read for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Tourism|
|Bill Text||SB 346 - Introduced|