2017 Arkansas Code
Title 3 - Alcoholic Beverages
Chapter 5 - Beer and Wine -- Manufacture, Sale, and Transportation Generally
Subchapter 8 - Native Wine Industry Disaster Relief Act
§ 3-5-804. Construction of act with existing laws

Universal Citation: AR Code § 3-5-804 (2017)
  • (a) It is the intent of this subchapter and § 3-5-405 [repealed] that the provisions hereof shall be supplemental to the existing laws of this state pertaining to native wineries.
  • (b) It is also the intent of this subchapter and § 3-5-405 [repealed]:
    • (1) To provide for means of economic relief and stabilization of the native wine industry during periods of curtailed production of grapes, berries, fruits, and vegetables used in native wine production;
    • (2) To serve as an incentive for the restoration of vineyards, orchards, and other production facilities of products used by the native wine industry in this state; and
    • (3) To authorize the importation of products to offset losses of production of products in this state, only in accordance with a native wine industry disaster relief order of the Director of the Department of Finance and Administration.
  • (c) It is not the intent of this subchapter and § 3-5-405 [repealed] to modify or repeal the existing native wine laws of this state except to the extent that the laws may be in specific conflict herewith.
  • (d) Nothing in this subchapter and § 3-5-405 [repealed] shall be construed to require Arkansas wineries to pay gallonage tax in Arkansas on wines shipped and sold to wholesalers for sale outside of Arkansas.
  • (e) Nothing in this subchapter and § 3-5-405 [repealed] shall be construed to modify, amend, or repeal the laws of this state which require that the production of native wine shall be in accordance with applicable federal wine regulations with respect to the blending or labelling of wine.
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