All Information (Except Text) for S.389 - KOMBUCHA115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Wyden, Ron [D-OR] (Introduced 02/15/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 02/15/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (All Actions)|
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Short Titles as Introduced
Keeping Our Manufacturers from Being Unfairly taxed while Championing Health Act
Actions Overview (1)
|02/15/2017||Introduced in Senate|
02/15/2017 Introduced in Senate
All Actions (1)
|02/15/2017||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.|
Action By: Senate
02/15/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
|Sen. Gardner, Cory [R-CO]*||02/15/2017|
|Sen. Merkley, Jeff [D-OR]||03/01/2017|
|Sen. Bennet, Michael F. [D-CO]||03/23/2017|
|Sen. Tillis, Thom [R-NC]||05/07/2018|
|Sen. Cantwell, Maria [D-WA]||07/09/2018|
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|Senate Finance||02/15/2017||Referred to|
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Introduced in Senate (02/15/2017)
Keeping Our Manufacturers from Being Unfairly taxed while Championing Health Act or KOMBUCHA
This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exempt the production of kombucha for consumption or sale from excise taxes imposed on alcoholic beverages. Kombucha is a beverage that: (1) is fermented solely by a symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast; (2) contains not more than 1.25% of alcohol by volume; (3) is sold or offered for sale as kombucha; and (4) is derived from sugar, malt or malt substitute, tea, or coffee, and not more than 20% other wholesome ingredients.