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Dead Legislative Bills - Advertising and Alcopops 2011

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ADVERTISING

Mississippi

House Bill 899
Summary: Prohibits outdoor advertising for alcoholic beverages and other products in certain areas with high rates of crime and violence, underperforming schools and low-housing starts. Prohibits outdoor advertising alcoholic beverages and other products within 500 feet of playgrounds, schools, places of worship and child care facilities unless an exemption is granted. An exemption may be granted if a municipality finds that the 500 foot prohibition deprives a reasonable opportunity to communicate truthful information to adult consumers who reside and work in the municipality where the advertisement is to be placed.
Sponsor(s): Representative Omeria Scott (D-Clarke)


Nevada

Senate Bill 416 
Summary: Requires that any marketing program or promotion of liquor on the premises of a liquor retailer be conducted by a “liquor marketing company.” All liquor marketing companies must be licensed by the State.
Sponsor(s): Commerce, Labor and Energy

  

  
ALCOPOPS 

Iowa
    
Summary: Beer containing more than 5% alcohol by weight cannot contain alcohol derived from added flavors and other nonbeverage ingredients in excess of 1.5% of its volume. The added nonbeverage ingredients may not include caffeine or other added stimulants.
Sponsor(s): Committee on Commerce
  

Maryland

House Bill 182
Summary: Prohibits the production, distribution, or sale of an alcoholic beverage commonly referred to as an “alcohol energy drink” to which the manufacturer has directly added caffeine or other similar substances.
Sponsor(s): Delegates Dana Stein (D-Baltimore), David Rudolph (D-Cecil), James Hubbard (D-Prince George)*

  
Rhode Island

Summary: Prohibits the manufacture, distribution and sale of beer with caffeine, or other similar substances which are commonly referred to as “alcohol energy drinks.”
Sponsor(s): Representative Rene Menard (D-Lincoln)
  
House Bill 5335
Summary: Prohibits the manufacture, distribution and sale of beer with caffeine, or other similar substances which are commonly referred to as “alcohol energy drinks.”

Sponsor(s): Representatives Peter Petrarca (D-Lincoln), Thomas Winfield (D-Greenville), Deborah Fellela (D-Johnston)*
  
Senate Bill 256

Summary: Prohibits the manufacture, distribution and sale of beer with caffeine, or other similar substances which are commonly referred to as “alcohol energy drinks.”
Sponsor(s): Senators John Tassoni, Jr. (D-Smithfield), Dennis Algiere (R-Westerly), Frank DeVall, Jr. (D-East Providence)*

  
South Dakota

House Bill 1137
Summary: Prohibits the sale of caffeinated alcoholic beverages. A “caffeinated alcoholic beverage” is defined as a beverage containing alcohol and is treated by a process or method not generally recognized as a traditional process in the production as described in 27 CFR 25.55 and to which caffeine or other stimulants are added.
Sponsor(s): Representatives Frank Kloucek (D-District 19), Jim Bolin (R-District 16), Steve Hickey(R-District 9)*   
  

Tennessee

Senate Bill 733
Summary: Prohibits the sale of energy drinks at a business with a license to serve or sell liquor by the drink.
Sponsor(s): Senator Reginald Tate (D-Memphis)
  
House Bill 1337
Summary: Prohibits the sale of energy drinks at a business with a license to serve or sell liquor by the drink.
Sponsor(s): Representative Karen Camper (D-Memphis)      

House Bill 2058
Summary: Prohibits the manufacture, distribution and sale of any alcoholic beverage or beer to which is added caffeine or other stimulants. Alcoholic beverages that only contain caffeine as a natural constituent of one or more their ingredients (such as a coffee flavoring) are exempt.
Sponsor(s): Representative Craig Fitzhugh (D-Lauderdale)
 
Senate Bill 1832
Summary: Prohibits the manufacture, distribution and sale of any alcoholic beverage or beer to which is added caffeine or other stimulants. Alcoholic beverages that only contain caffeine as a natural constituent of one or more their ingredients (such as a coffee flavoring) are exempt.
Sponsor(s): Senator Roy Herron (D-Dresden)  
  
   

Texas
   
House Bill 882
Summary: Prohibits the manufacture, import and sale of malt beverages that contain caffeine.
Sponsor(s): Representative Carol Alvarado (D-Harris)