2016 Colorado Liquor Law Update Summary

Dear Liquor Industry Members, Local Clerks and Stakeholders:

The 2016 Legislative session was active with liquor industry bills, some of which will require rule changes. The following laws were passed by the Colorado Legislature and most of them have been signed by Governor John Hickenlooper. The Colorado Liquor Enforcement Division (Division) is providing summary information from each bill and how it affects the industry. In order to assist the industry in understanding the bills, the Division will have meetings on Thursday, June 9, 2016 at 9 a.m. and Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 2 p.m. to provide more details and answer questions that may arise.

The meetings will be held at:

1881 Pierce Street (Conference room 110 - Entrance B)
Lakewood, CO 80214
June 9th- 9:00AM to 11:00AM
June 16th-2:00PM to 4:00PM
These meetings are the same... so you only need attend one.
If you have any questions, you can contact the Division at 303-205-2306.
We hope to see you at one of the there.

2016 Liquor Legislation Summary

HB16-1042 | Higher Education

HB16-1084 | Home Brew Language

HB16-1151| Additional Mitigating Factors for Responsible Vendors

HB16-1176 | Wholesaler Employee Purchase Program

HB16-1271 | Delivery For Limited Wineries

HB16-1439 | Lodging &, Entertainment(New Liquor License)

SB16-143 | Reduced Fees for Distillery-Rectifiers &, Vinous - Spirituous Wholesalers