What is HB 107/SB 24?
HB 107/SB 24 is a bill that the North Carolina legislature is reviewing to allow NC distilleries to sell spiritous liquors to their tour visitors. The impact of this legislation is significant, not only for the distilleries of the state, but for NC agriculture, NC tourism, and the NC ABC system. And what's more, it doesn't change anything about the current ABC store structure. Below are some details gathered from North Carolina distilleries about the economic impact the passing of HB 107 would have on North Carolina:
Support for the NC ABC System
SB24 works in conjunction with the existing North Carolina ABC system. This is a cooperative model that has proven itself effective by large percentages in states that have implemented the policy.