OLCC Priority Violations. There are 1000’s of licensed businesses in Oregon. This can be great for Oregonians, but can present a real challenge to the OLCC in terms of monitoring them for compliance. The OLCC must decide each day how to allocate its enforcement officers and focus its efforts across the state. In order to
Washington Distilleries Will Likely Be Able to Offer Samples This Summer! Senate Bill 6226 went to the governor for signature on March 12th. The governor has not yet taken any action on the bill. If no action is taken, it is considered approved and moves forward. The governor has until April 5th to take action.
The TTB issued a ruling yesterday regarding “wine” growlers that should be of particular interest to Oregon licensees because it conflicts with Oregon law. Oregon passed legislation in 2013 that made it legal under state law for most on- and off-premises licensees to sell growlers of malt beverage, wine and cider. The OLCC has created
How Can Barbershops and Salons Give Clients Free Beer and Wine Without a Liquor License in Oregon? Many barbershops and salons offer this clients free beer and/or wine before, during, or after their service in Oregon. In many states, this would be illegal unless the business had a liquor license. Some barbershops and salons in
OLCC Privatization: The 2014 Oregon Legislative Sessions Ends With No Overhaul of the OLCC. The Oregon Legislature adjourned on Friday March 7th. Senate Bill 1559 that proposed to “modernize” the OLCC did not even make the list of the session’s biggest issues. The likely reason for the quiet death of SB 1559 is that Oregon lawmakers