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2015 Summer Ohio Beer Law Update

From the desk of Tim Brown and  State Representative Dan Ramos June 11, 2015 Friends, I am writing you today to update you with the status of House Bill 68, which I introduced earlier this year.  Known from last General … Continue reading

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Summer Update 2014

From the desk of State Representative Dan Ramos The House is currently in summer recess and no committee hearings are scheduled. There are 6 “if needed” session dates scheduled in September (16th-18th, 23rd-25th). These dates will be decided upon by … Continue reading

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April 2014 Update

From the desk of State Representative Dan Ramos At the start of this year, we were able to get the endorsement of the Ohio Craft Brewer’s Association, which we were very pleased about.  Unfortunately, we are still awaiting a first … Continue reading

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January 2014 Update

From the desk of State Representative Dan Ramos Friends, I am writing you today to update you with the status of House Bill 391, which would change the law in Ohio to change the maximum allowable ABV in beer to 21%.  … Continue reading

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Plain Dealer Article

A nice article written by Marc Bona on the Cleveland Plain Dealer website helps provide more information on the bill and some quotes from state representative Ramos. http://www.cleveland.com/drinks/index.ssf/2013/12/beer-alcohol_limit_increase_to.html

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December Update

I have just received the following email from Representative Ramos Office.  Attached are the actual emails. I am writing you because, in the past, you have contacted my office and expressed your interest in legislation I have been working on … Continue reading

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Fall Session Update

The House and Senate should be back from their summer recess shortly and will begin the Fall Session.  Hopefully there can be some progress made on the bill now that the budget has been passed.  Any updates will be posted … Continue reading

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June/July Update

I have received this update from John Tyler, the Legislative Aid to Representative Ramos: “We’re still working on drafting a bill that we feel can get the broadest support possible within the House. Since the State budget has not yet … Continue reading

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February Update

I have received this update from John Tyler, the Legislative Aid to Representative Ramos: Currently, activity in the House is focused on assessing and addressing the Governor’s proposed state budget. That said, we are still reaching out to interested parties … Continue reading

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January Status

The revised bill is waiting to be submitted by Representative Ramos.  Once the bill is submitted and approved it will receive a dedicated House Bill Number.  This can take 1-3 months.  As soon as the bill receives a number it … Continue reading

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