ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES

Articles and editorials

Parker Beam, Master Distiller of Kentucky Bourbon, Dies, S387 [23JA]

Bills and resolutions

ATF: abolish and transfer functions relative to firearms, explosives, arson, violent crime, and terrorism to the FBI and transfer functions relative to alcohol and tobacco smuggling to the DEA (see H.R. 509), H471 [12JA]

Crime: reduce recidivism and increase public safety by promoting successful reentry into society of released prisoners and recovery and prevention of drug and alcohol abuse (see S. 1994), S6642 [19OC]

Dept. of Agriculture: eliminate authority to make certain grants to support development, production, or marketing of alcoholic beverages and rescind CCC funds made available for such grants (see H.R. 2731), H4605 [25MY]

Dept. of HHS: establish grant program to provide supportive services in permanent supportive housing for chronically homeless individuals and families (see H.R. 161), H42 [3JA]

___make loans and loan guarantees for construction or renovation of qualified psychiatric and substance abuse treatment facilities (see H.R. 1253), H1391 [28FE]

Dept. of Transportation: improve safety of individuals by taking measures to end drunken driving (see H.R. 3374), H6213 [24JY]

Dept. of Veterans Affairs: establish a grant program to improve monitoring of mental health and substance abuse treatment programs (see H.R. 1712), H2369 [23MR]

Housing: clarify ability of State and local governments to enact certain regulations relative to sober living homes (see H.R. 472), H469 [12JA]

National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month: observance (see S. Res. 298), S6642 [19OC]

Native Americans: repeal certain obsolete laws relating to Native Americans (see S. 343), S967 [6FE]

Postal Service: provide authority to mail alcoholic beverages (see H.R. 4024), H7974 [11OC]

Social Security: allow States to provide foster care maintenance payments for children of parents in a licensed residential family-based substance abuse treatment facility (see H.R. 2857), H4818 [8JN]

___allow States to provide foster care maintenance payments for children of parents in a licensed residential family-based substance abuse treatment facility and reauthorize grants to improve family well-being (see S. 1268), S3212 [25MY]

Taxation: exempt kombucha from excise taxes and regulations imposed on alcoholic beverages (see S. 389), S1218 [15FE] (see H.R. 1089), H1243 [15FE]

___exempt the aging process in the determination of the production period for distilled spirits for purposes of capitalization of interest costs (see S. 429), S1305 [16FE] (see H.R. 1126), H1298 [16FE]

___expand family members to whom alcohol and drug addiction treatment is a qualified medical expense for health reimbursement arrangements, health flexible spending arrangements, and health savings accounts (see H.R. 1575), H2148 [16MR]

___reform (see S. 236), S489 [30JA] (see H.R. 747), H743 [30JA]

___repeal cover-over of rum excise tax revenue (see H.R. 3476), H6515 [27JY]

___repeal limitation on the cover over of distilled spirits taxes to Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands (see H.R. 2021), H2785 [6AP]

___use of budget reconciliation to reform the Federal tax code (see S. 1), S7360 [28NO]

Unemployment: require substance abuse risk assessment and targeted drug testing as a condition for receipt of unemployment compensation (see H.R. 3330), H6144 [20JY]

Remarks in House

Better Life in Recovery (organization): tribute, E1228 [14SE]

Brambila, Gustavo: California 5th Congressional District American Dream Award recipient, E944 [6JY]

California: tribute to wine industry, H7496 [26SE]

Calistoga, CA: tribute to Maldonado Family Vineyards, E674 [19MY]

Ceja, Amelia M.: California 5th Congressional District American Dream Award recipient, E949 [10JY]

Centre Hall, PA: Mount Nittany Vineyard & Winery recipient of Atlantic Seaboard Wine Association Best of Category award, H9796 [12DE]

Clif Family Winery (business): St. Helena, CA, Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year award recipient, E270 [2MR]

Council of Southeast Pennsylvania, Inc.: Commonwealth Prevention Alliance Maggie Marcopul Award recipient, H7320 [13SE]

Council Rock Coalition for Healthy Youth: Commonwealth Prevention Alliance Coalition of the Year Award recipient, H7320 [13SE]

Dayton, OR: anniversary of Domaine Drouhin Oregon (business), E1013 [18JY]

Dept. of Justice: veterans' treatment courts funding, H7254 [12SE]

Doylestown, PA: tribute to Council of Southeast Pennsylvania, Inc., PRO-ACT program, H6525 [28JY]

F.X. Matt Brewing Co.: tribute, H6201 [24JY]

Grgich, Miljenko (Mike): California 5th Congressional District American Dream Award recipient, E1085 [28JY]

Hamilton, VA: Barns at Hamilton Station Vineyards recipient of Virginia Wine Governor's Cup, E335 [16MR]

Henkle, Todd and Aimee: San Francisco (CA) Chronicle Wine Competition Best in Class award recipients, E176 [13FE]

Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Co.: anniversary, E1083 [28JY]

Mental health: ensure health plans for small business employees cover substance use disorder treatment, H2328, H2329 [22MR]

Mexican-American Vintners Association: tribute, E651 [17MY]

Napa, CA: anniversary of Mi Sueno Winery, E1132 [15AU]

___tribute to Ceja Vineyards, E654 [17MY]

National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month: observance, E1208 [12SE]

National Beer Day: observance, E475 [6AP]

New Terrain Brewing Co.: Jefferson County, CO, Economic Development Corp., Business Recognition Award recipient, E369 [23MR]

Peterson, Bradley H.: Sonoma County Winegrape Commission Viticulture Award of Excellence, E804 [12JN]

Purcellville, VA: anniversary of Breaux Vineyards, E534 [25AP]

Smith, Carrie: Iowa Wine Growers Association Winemaker of the Year award recipient, E1492 [2NO]

Social Security: allow States to provide foster care maintenance payments for children of parents in a licensed residential family-based substance abuse treatment facility (H.R. 2857), H4968H4970 [20JN]

Sonoma, CA: tribute to Robledo Family Winery, E652 [17MY]

St. Helena, CA: anniversary of St. Helena Star and Napa Valley Vintners Tasting Panel, E1585 [16NO]

Thomas, Richard: Sonoma County, CA, Winegrape Commission Nick Frey Community Contribution Award recipient, E55 [12JA]

Trefethen, John and family: tribute to restoration of historic McIntyre Winery in Carmel, CA, E617 [8MY]

Yakima, WA: World Food Travel Association Best Beer Experience FoodTrekking Award recipient, H5871 [14JY]

Remarks in Senate

Alchemist Brewery (company): tribute, S3916 [11JY]

Crime: reduce recidivism and increase public safety by promoting successful reentry into society of released prisoners and recovery and prevention of drug and alcohol abuse (S. 1994), S6786 [25OC]

Health: ensure access to mental health treatment and substance abuse programs, S4381 [27JY]

Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Co.: anniversary, S4758, S4759 [2AU]

Marietta, GA: tribute to Cobb County DUI court program, S2718 [3MY]

Miles City, MT: tribute to Tongue River Winery, S3729 [22JN]

National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month: observance (S. Res. 298), S6700 [19OC]

Native Americans: repeal certain obsolete laws relating to Native Americans (S. 343), S7497 [29NO]

Red River Brewing Co.: tribute, S2772 [4MY]

Social Security: allow States to provide foster care maintenance payments for children of parents in a licensed residential family-based substance abuse treatment facility and reauthorize grants to improve family well-being (S. 1268), S3218 [25MY], S3282 [6JN]

Taxation: impact of legislation to reform the Federal tax code on Puerto Rico, S7391 [29NO]

Reports filed

Repealing Existing Substandard Provisions Encouraging Conciliation With Tribes (RESPECT) Act: Committee on Indian Affairs (Senate) (S. 343) (S. Rept. 115–85), S3145 [24MY]

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Committee on the Budget (Senate) (S. 1), S7360 [28NO]

Texts of

H.R. 2857, Supporting Families in Substance Abuse Treatment Act, H4968 [20JN]

S. 343, Repealing Existing Substandard Provisions Encouraging Conciliation With Tribes (RESPECT) Act, S7497 [29NO]

S. 429, Advancing Growth in the Economy Through Distilled (AGED) Spirits Act, S1307 [16FE]

S. 1268, Child Protection and Family Support Act, S3218 [25MY]

S. 1994, Corrections Oversight, Recidivism Reduction, and Eliminating Costs for Taxpayers in Our National System (CORRECTIONS) Act, S6646S6655 [19OC]

S. Res. 298, National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month, S6656 [19OC]