H.R. 767: Fair BEER Act

Every time you drink a beer, you pay extra because federal law adds an excise tax. In fact, an estimated 40 percent of beer’s cost is due to taxes, higher than for many other consumer products. A bill currently pending in Congress would eliminate that tax for more than 90 percent of distributors. And even for the biggest distributors ...

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Feb 5, 2015


Referred to Committee on Feb 5, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on February 5, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Steve Womack

Representative for Arkansas's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 5, 2015
Length: 2 pages


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Feb 5, 2015

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Passed House

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Signed by the President

H.R. 767 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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