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Senate Study Bill 3140

SENATE FILE BY (PROPOSED COMMITTEE ON STATE GOVERNMENT BILL BY CO=CHAIRPERSONS HORN and McKIBBEN) Passed Senate, Date Passed House, Date Vote: Ayes Nays Vote: Ayes Nays Approved A BILL FOR 1 An Act concerning alcoholic beverage control relating to 2 manufacturers providing free cleaning services to retailers 3 and prohibiting wholesalers from providing certain coupons to 4 retailers and making penalties applicable. 5 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 6 TLSB 6381SC 81 7 ec/gg/14 PAG LIN 1 1 Section 1. NEW SECTION. 123.45A PERMISSIBLE CLEANING 1 2 SERVICES == MANUFACTURERS. 1 3 Notwithstanding any provision of this chapter to the 1 4 contrary, a person engaged in the business of manufacturing, 1 5 bottling, or wholesaling alcoholic beverages, wine, or beer, 1 6 or any jobber, representative, broker, employee, or agent of 1 7 such a person may, consistent with 27 C.F.R. } 6.88, provide 1 8 to a retailer without charge wine and beer coil cleaning 1 9 services, including carbon dioxide filters and other necessary 1 10 accessories to properly clean the coil and affix carbon 1 11 dioxide filters. 1 12 Sec. 2. Section 123.49, Code 2005, is amended by adding 1 13 the following new subsection: 1 14 NEW SUBSECTION. 5. A wholesaler shall not provide in= 1 15 store instantly redeemable coupons to retailers for 1 16 discounting the purchase of any alcoholic beverage. The 1 17 prohibition in this subsection shall not apply to mail=in 1 18 coupons or other cross=promotional coupons. 1 19 EXPLANATION 1 20 This bill concerns permissible activities by manufacturers 1 21 and wholesalers of alcoholic beverages as such activities 1 22 relate to retailers. 1 23 The bill creates new Code section 123.45A permitting 1 24 manufacturers to provide retailers, consistent with federal 1 25 law, free wine and beer coil cleaning services. 1 26 Code section 123.49 is amended to provide that a wholesaler 1 27 shall not provide in=store instantly redeemable coupons to 1 28 retailers for discounting the purchase of alcohol. Mail=in 1 29 coupons or cross=promotional coupons are not prohibited. 1 30 Pursuant to Code section 123.50, a person who violates this 1 31 provision is guilty of a simple misdemeanor. 1 32 LSB 6381SC 81 1 33 ec:nh/gg/14
Text: SSB3139            Text: SSB3141