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May 17, 2024

Industry Advisory - New Liquor License Design Started May 2024

Industry Advisory
5/15/24

Liquor licenses issued from the new software have a new look! They will look like the examples below. Please take note the new licenses include a scannable QR code that, when scanned, provides a link directly to the customer portal. All older versions of liquor licenses will be phased out by 5/1/25. Until that date, there will be some licenses with the older format and with the new format in the Nebraska beverage alcohol industry. Please keep this in mind.

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Nov 21, 2023

Industry Advisory - Delinquent Credit Retail Sales

Industry Advisory

NEBRASKA LIQUOR CONTROL COMMISSION

11/15/23

Delinquent Credit: Rule Enforcement of Chapter 6 018 of the Nebraska Liquor Control Commission Rules and Regulations.  https://lcc.nebraska.gov/rules-and-regulations (see page 33)

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Nov 16, 2023

Industry Announcement - Brand Registration

Industry Announcement

NEBRASKA LIQUOR CONTROL COMMISSION

11/15/23

Per Neb Rev Statute 53-165.01, the Nebraska Liquor Control Commission will begin brand registration beginning 7/1/24:  https://nebraskalegislature.gov/laws/statutes.php?statute=53-165.01

53-165.01.

Primary source of supply in the United States; report by licensed manufacturer, licensed wholesaler, or holder of a shipping license; fee.

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Oct 30, 2023

Industry Advisory - Delinquent Credit

Industry Advisory - Delinquent Credit

Delinquent Credit procedure modification 

Rule Enforcement of Chapter 6 018 of the Nebraska Liquor Control Commission Rules and Regulations. 

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Oct 12, 2023

Microdistillery Self Distribution Guidance - May 2023

Microdistillery Self Distribution Guidance - May 2023

GUIDANCE DOCUMENT

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May 23, 2023

Nebraska Liquor Control Commission Selects POSSE ABC Solution for Centralized Alcohol Management Project (CAMP)

https://www.computronix.com/nebraska-liquor-control-commission-selects-posse-abc-solution/

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Mar 14, 2023

Sponsorship/Donation Industry Advisory

Sponsorship/Donation Industry Advisory

March 14, 2023

Industry Advisory

 

It has come to the attention of the NLCC that there exists some confusion in “sponsorships” or “donations” from manufactures or wholesalers to retail alcohol events. Please be advised of the following:

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Oct 13, 2022

Craft Brewery Self Distribution Guidance - Sept 2022

Craft Brewery Self Distribution Guidance - Sept 2022

GUIDANCE DOCUMENT

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Jul 21, 2022

Self Distribution Guidance 2022 LB1236 7-13-2022

https://lcc.nebraska.gov/sites/default/files/Self%20Distribution%20Guida...

GUIDANCE DOCUMENT

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Oct 18, 2021

Aug 10, 2021

Press Release - Omaha Flood August 2021

August 10, 2021 PRESS RELEASE

 

With the recent flooding and resulting post flood clean-up , the Nebraska Liquor Control Commission has received many inquires as to the status of alcoholic product that has come into contract with floodwaters.

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Jul 8, 2021

New Revenue Order Forms

https://appengine.egov.com/apps/ne/nlcc_order_form

Order forms for Active License Roster, Keg Books and Law Book have moved!  Payments need to be made thru our new online payment/order page - https://appengine.egov.com/apps/ne/nlcc_order_form

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Jun 23, 2021

Industry Advisory LB 274

https://lcc.nebraska.gov/sites/default/files/doc/Industry%20Advisory%20L...

Industry Advisory- End of Governor Ricketts Executive Order and Implementation of LB 274.

This advisory is temporary in nature and speciftc to those in the alcohol industry in Nebraska.

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Jun 17, 2021

State Offices to Close June 18th to Observe Juneteenth

https://governor.nebraska.gov/press/state-offices-close-june-18th-observ...

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Mar 18, 2021

Indoor and Outdoor Events, Services and Business Guidance

https://lcc.nebraska.gov/sites/default/files/doc/COVID-19-Indoor-and-Out...

 

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Jan 29, 2021

Spring 2021 - Non-Class C License Renewal season

Dear Nebraska Licensee,

The Spring 2021 non-class C renewal season is approaching quickly.  Even during COVID-19, all license holders are required to renew their liquor license(s), whether their business is open to the public or not.

We are not recommending walk-ins into the office at this time without an appointment. The NLCC is requesting that all renewals be submitted using the online renewal website.  For your convenience, please follow the steps below to renew your liquor license:

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Jan 28, 2021

Public Hearing Notice

The Nebraska Liquor Control Commission will be holding a public hearing pursuant to Neb. Rev. Stat. Sec. 84-907 on Tuesday, the 2nd day of March, 2021, at 9 a.m. at its offices on the 1st Floor of the State Office Building, located at 301 Centennial Mall, South, Lincoln, Nebraska.

The purpose of the hearing is to take testimony and evidence about the amendments to Rule 237-LCC6 (Licensee Operations) and Rule 237-LCC7-002 (Record Retention). The subject matter and scope of the rule-making actions are:

Rule 237-LCC6:

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Dec 4, 2020

Covid-19 Directed Health Measures as of December 3

See the latest Covid-19 Ddirected Health Measures (DHM) effective December 3 - http://dhhs.ne.gov/Pages/COVID-19-Directed-Health-Measures.aspx

 

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Nov 25, 2020

Lincoln-Lancaster County changes to Directive Health Measure begin November 25

https://lincoln.ne.gov/city/mayor/media/2020/112420b.htm

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Nov 16, 2020

Lincoln-Lancaster County Requirements for In-Room Dining

  • All alcohol liquor, including beer, sales in establishments end at 10 p.m. (i.e. no sales after 10 p.m.).  This includes for on-premises or for off-premise consumption.
  • Customers can consume the alcoholic liquor, including beer, that they purchased prior to 10 p.m. until 11 p.m.
  • You need to end all customer services by 11 pm, which means all alcoholic liquor food collected from customers.  If you provide food take-out and delivery services, this can continue after 11 p.m.

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