ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES

ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES

Bills and resolutions

Alcohol Responsibility Month: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 305), H3256 [10AP]

Dept. of Education: provide grants for institutions of higher education to prevent substance misuse (see S. 1281), S2612 [2MY] (see H.R. 3591), H5258 [27JN]

Dept. of HHS: establish grant program to provide supportive services in permanent supportive housing for chronically homeless individuals who have physical or mental health conditions or substance use disorders (see H.R. 3272), H4694 [13JN]

——— provide better protections and support for children raised by grandparents or other kinship families outside the foster care system due to parental drug or alcohol abuse (see S. 1181), S2434 [11AP]

Dept. of Transportation: condition Federal highway funding to States on enactment and enforcement of laws charging individuals who drive a motor vehicle, with a child passenger, while intoxicated or impaired (see H.R. 3008), H4164 [23MY]

——— condition receipt of certain highway funding by States on the enactment and enforcement of laws to prevent repeated intoxicated driving (see H.R. 2998), H4163 [23MY]

——— improve safety of individuals by taking measures to end drunken driving (see H.R. 3011), H4164 [23MY]

——— require new vehicles to be equipped with ignition interlock devices to prevent intoxicated driving (see H.R. 514), H518 [11JA]

Drunken driving: harmonize law enforcement reporting of driving under the influence arrests in order to provide the latest data at the time of traffic stops (see H.R. 1914), H2884 [27MR]

Native Americans: repeal certain obsolete laws relating to Native Americans (see S. 2071), S4773 [10JY] (see H.R. 3684), H5583 [10JY]

Postal Service: provide authority to mail alcoholic beverages (see H.R. 2517), H3447 [3MY]

Puerto Rico: improve collection and publication of statistics (see H.R. 1405), H2270 [27FE]

States: recognize successful State-based alcohol regulation since the creation of an effective system of independent beer, wine, and spirits distribution (see H. Res. 285), H3068 [3AP]

Taxation: exempt aging process in determination of production period for distilled spirits for purposes of capitalization of interest costs (see S. 2251), S5062 [24JY]

——— exempt kombucha from excise taxes and regulations imposed on alcoholic beverages (see S. 926), S2087 [28MR] (see H.R. 1961), H2915 [28MR]

——— provide a tax credit for homebuyers purchasing residences in residential recovery zones (see H.R. 3790), H5998 [17JY]

——— reform (see S. 362), S919 [6FE] (see H.R. 1175), H1581 [13FE]

——— repeal limitation on cover over of distilled spirits taxes to Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands and transfer a portion of such cover over to Puerto Rico Conservation Trust Fund (see H.R. 1786), H2744 [14MR]

——— repeal limitation on the cover over of distilled spirits taxes to Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands (see H.R. 409), H358 [9JA]

Unemployment: require substance abuse risk assessment and targeted drug testing as a condition for receipt of unemployment compensation (see H.R. 1121), H1491 [8FE]

Remarks in House

Barr, Kevin: Sonoma County, CA, Winegrape Commission Viticulture Award of Excellence recipient, E489 [25AP]

Business and industry: tribute to beer brewers and importers, H2242 [27FE]

Dept. of HHS: establish grant program to provide supportive services in permanent supportive housing for chronically homeless individuals who have physical or mental health conditions or substance use disorders (H.R. 3272), E770 [13JN]

——— require review and submittal of report on whether being a victim of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking increases the likelihood of having a substance use disorder, H3041, H3042 [3AP]

——— Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Building Communities of Recovery program funding, H4567, H4568 [12JN]

Dept. of Justice: veterans’ treatment courts funding, H4895 [19JN], H4934 [20JN]

Dept. of Transportation: require new vehicles to be equipped with ignition interlock devices to prevent intoxicated driving (H.R. 514), H366, H450 [10JA]

Dept. of Veterans Affairs: ensure access to child care for veterans while receiving substance or drug abuse counseling at a departmental facility, H1424 [7FE]

——— public-private partnerships to address veteran suicide prevention, post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, and substance abuse disorder funding, H5015 [21JN]

Drunken driving: harmonize law enforcement reporting of driving under the influence arrests in order to provide the latest data at the time of traffic stops (H.R. 1914), E357 [27MR]

Immigration: exempt individuals convicted of certain alcohol-related driving offenses from being eligible for Temporary Protected Status and Deferred Enforced Departure or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, H4282 [4JN]

Indian Health Service: Urban Indian Health Program funding, H4784 [19JN]

Napa Valley Vintners (organization): anniversary, E72 [22JA]

Nebraska: tribute to 3d Congressional District Young Entrepreneur Award recipients, E999 [25JY]

Richmond, Pete: Napa Valley Grape Growers (organization) Napa Valley Grower of the Year award recipient, E556 [8MY], E622 [17MY], E647 [21MY]

Waconia, MN: tribute to Waconia Help, Empower, and Respect Others (HERO) Coalition, H2107 [26FE]

Wildfires: provide assistance to winegrape growers whose crops were tainted by smoke, H652 [16JA]

Texts of

S. 2251, Advancing Growth in the Economy Through Distilled (AGED) Spirits Act, S5064 [24JY]