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2013 House Bill 4711: Revise beer brewer regulations

Public Act 44 of 2014

  1. Introduced by Rep. Andy Schor (D) on May 9, 2013, to revise a law that prohibits a brewer from to revise a law that prohibits a brewer from having more than one brewery in the state that sells beer at retail for on-premises consumption. The bill increases this to two.
    • Referred to the House Regulatory Reform Committee on May 9, 2013.
      • Reported in the House on October 29, 2013, with the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the House on November 13, 2013. The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on November 13, 2013.
  2. Passed 106 to 4 in the House on November 14, 2013, to revise a law that prohibits a brewer from having more than one brewery in the state that sells beer at retail for on-premises consumption. The bill increases this to two.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on December 3, 2013.
    • Referred to the Senate Regulatory Reform Committee on December 3, 2013.
      • Reported in the Senate on March 11, 2014, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-4) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the Senate on March 11, 2014. The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on March 11, 2014.
  4. Passed 34 to 0 in the Senate on March 12, 2014, to revise a law that prohibits a brewer from having more than one brewery in the state that sells beer at retail for on-premises consumption. The bill increases this to two, and three for "microbrewers" who produce more than 30,000 barrels per year (and less than 60,000).
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Moved to reconsider by Sen. Arlan Meekhof (R) on March 12, 2014, the vote by which the bill was passed. The motion passed by voice vote in the Senate on March 12, 2014.
  6. Received in the Senate on March 12, 2014.
  7. Passed 35 to 0 in the Senate on March 12, 2014, to revise a law that prohibits a brewer from having more than one brewery in the state that sells beer at retail for on-premises consumption. The bill increases this to two, and three for "microbrewers" who produce more than 30,000 barrels per year (and less than 60,000).
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  8. Received in the House on March 12, 2014.
  9. Passed 106 to 3 in the House on March 13, 2014, to concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  10. Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on March 25, 2014.

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