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S. 917 (113th): Small Brewer Reinvestment and Expanding Workforce Act of 2013

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A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a reduced rate of excise tax on beer produced domestically by certain qualifying producers.

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Sponsor and status

Benjamin Cardin

Sponsor. Senator for Maryland. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 9, 2013
Length: 3 pages
May 9, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 9, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


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What legislators are saying

Cardin’s “Made In Maryland” Tour Visits Heavy Seas Brewery Where Jobs Are On Tap For Baltimore
    — Sen. Benjamin Cardin [D-MD] (Sponsor) on Jul 19, 2013

Sen. Menendez Tours Flying Fish Brewery in Somerdale
    — Sen. Robert “Bob” Menendez [D-NJ] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 8, 2013

Murkowski Leveling Playing Field for Alaska Brewers, Boosting Job Creation
    — Sen. Lisa Murkowski [R-AK] (Co-sponsor) on May 29, 2013

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May 9, 2013

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

S. 917 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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