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H.R.1161 Community Alcohol Regulatory Effectiveness Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jun 01, 2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Courts, Commercial and Administrative Law.

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  • 9% of users support H.R.1161

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    Supporting Organizations

    • National Beer Wholesalers Association

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    • Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America

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    • National Association of Beverage Importers

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    • The Brewers Association

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    • Distilled Spirits Council of the United States

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    • Wine Institute

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    • Beer Institute

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    • WineAmerica

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    • Free The Grapes Update | wineLX: Wine Luxury - July 30, 2012 by brian - The National Beer Wholesalers Association has not formally withdrawn their support for HR 1161. United States Postal Service Bill A bill to allow direct shipments through the postal service passed the U.S. Senate but is held ...

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      As noted by brian on July 30, 2012, "The National Beer Wholesalers Association has not formally withdrawn their support for HR 1161. United States Postal Service Bill A bill to allow direct shipments through the postal service passed the U.S. Senate but is held ..." (/url?q=http://www.winelx.com/free-the-grapes-update-9/&sa=U&ei=hskWUJvfK5GY8gSMxoBw&ved=0CBwQmAEwAA&usg=AFQjCNHD4Yf5ms-9PzkASh05oGyQylM12w)
    • Free The Grapes Update | wineLX: Wine Luxury - May 22, 2012 by brian - US House Resolution 1161: Little Activity There are few updates on HR 1161. The bill continues to have a little over 100 House co-sponsors, but no companion bill in the Senate or a scheduled hearing before the U.S. House ...

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      As noted by brian on May 22, 2012, "US House Resolution 1161: Little Activity There are few updates on HR 1161. The bill continues to have a little over 100 House co-sponsors, but no companion bill in the Senate or a scheduled hearing before the U.S. House ..." (/url?q=http://www.winelx.com/free-the-grapes-update-8/&sa=U&ei=81q8T_LkFaHm2AX5uYWDDw&ved=0CEkQmAEwBw&usg=AFQjCNEv8QzN39QKxl5k1OWIq71NNx918w)
    • WineAmerica: WSWA Announces CARE Act Now "Off The Table - March 27, 2012 by WineAmerica - or passage of the bill (H.R. 1161). We are disappointed, however, that beer wholesalers have announced they will continue their Quixotic pursuit of H.R. 1161, legislation that is widely viewed as anticompetitive and ...

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      As noted by WineAmerica on March 27, 2012, "or passage of the bill (H.R. 1161). We are disappointed, however, that beer wholesalers have announced they will continue their Quixotic pursuit of H.R. 1161, legislation that is widely viewed as anticompetitive and ..." (/url?q=http://wineamerica.blogspot.com/2012/03/wswa-announces-care-act-now-off-table.html&sa=U&ei=2bt0T-KHIMng2gWa58DMDg&ved=0CDsQmAEwBA&usg=AFQjCNGu65pM0LhqS_MPdZkGNmcEjAXk_Q)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Schrader withdraws wine bill sponsorship - January 18, 2012 by Statesman Journal - Oregon winery owners have criticized the Democratic congressman for his support of H.R. 1161, which is also known as the Community Alcohol Regulatory Effectiveness Act of 2011. The bill, winery owners said, contained loopholes that would make it ...

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      As noted by Statesman Journal on January 18, 2012, "Oregon winery owners have criticized the Democratic congressman for his support of H.R. 1161, which is also known as the Community Alcohol Regulatory Effectiveness Act of 2011. The bill, winery owners said, contained loopholes that would make it ..." (http://www.statesmanjournal.com/article/20120118/NEWS/201180417/Schrader-withdraws-wine-bill-sponsorship?odyssey=tab|mostpopular|img|NEWS)
    • Rep. Schrader switches position on alcohol-regulation legislation - January 17, 2012 by Statesman Journal - WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-05) tonight withdrew his cosponsorship of H.R. 1161, Community Alcohol Regulatory Effectiveness (CARE) Act of 2011. “I appreciate the thoughtful discussion I have had with Oregon wine growers ...

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      As noted by Statesman Journal on January 17, 2012, "WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-05) tonight withdrew his cosponsorship of H.R. 1161, Community Alcohol Regulatory Effectiveness (CARE) Act of 2011. “I appreciate the thoughtful discussion I have had with Oregon wine growers ..." (http://community.statesmanjournal.com/blogs/editorialblog/2012/01/17/rep-schrader-switches-position-on-alcohol-regulation-legislation/)
    • Wineries Fight Direct To Consumer Regulations - December 31, 2011 by MyMotherLode.com - HR 1161 was introduced to Congress this spring as the Community Alcohol Regulatory Effectiveness (CARE) Act of 2011. It has been labeled by opponents as the "Wholesaler Protection Act" because of its backing from the National Beer Wholesalers of America ..

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      As noted by MyMotherLode.com on December 31, 2011, "HR 1161 was introduced to Congress this spring as the Community Alcohol Regulatory Effectiveness (CARE) Act of 2011. It has been labeled by opponents as the "Wholesaler Protection Act" because of its backing from the National Beer Wholesalers of America .." (http://www.mymotherlode.com/news/local/1445654/Wineries-Fight-Direct-To-Consumer-Regulations.html)
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