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H.R. 232 (114th): Small BREW Act

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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

Erik Paulsen

Sponsor. Representative for Minnesota's 3rd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 8, 2015
Length: 3 pages
Jan 8, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 8, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


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What legislators are saying

Paulsen, Kind Introduce Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act
    — Rep. Erik Paulsen [R-MN3, 2009-2018] (Sponsor) on Jun 25, 2015

At Queen City Brewery, Welch announces legislation to boost Vermont's craft breweries
    — Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT0] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 9, 2015

Representative Pete Aguilar Announces Co-sponsorship of Five Bills
    — Rep. Pete Aguilar [D-CA31] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 22, 2015

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Jan 8, 2015

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

H.R. 232 (114th) 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 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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