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2013 Senate Bill 505: Revise liquor license law details

Public Act 47 of 2014

Introduced by Sen. Joe Hune (R) on September 17, 2013 To codify in law an administrative prohibition on alcohol manufacturers, sellers, and distributors of alcohol giving bars and restaurants items that promoted brands and prices of their products, including things like glasses with brand logos, etc.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Regulatory Reform Committee on September 17, 2013
Reported in the Senate on October 29, 2013 With the recommendation that the substitute (S-3) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on November 7, 2013
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on November 7, 2013
Passed 34 to 3 in the Senate on November 7, 2013 (same description)
To codify in law an administrative prohibition on alcohol manufacturers, sellers, and distributors of alcohol giving bars and restaurants items that promoted brands and prices of their products, including things like glasses with brand logos, etc.
Received in the House on November 7, 2013
Referred to the House Regulatory Reform Committee on November 7, 2013
Reported in the House on March 4, 2014 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-6) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on March 6, 2014
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on March 6, 2014
Amendment offered by Rep. Jim Stamas (R) on March 6, 2014 To also include drink menus in the items manufacturers, wholesaler, and distributors may distribute to bars and restaurants.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on March 6, 2014
Passed 103 to 5 in the House on March 12, 2014 To codify in law an administrative restrictions on alcohol manufacturers, sellers, and distributors giving bars and restaurants items that promoted brands and prices of their products. Among other things the bill would allow some promotional items to be distributed, but ban giving bars and restaurants glasses with brand logos, while also repealing a ban on their using logoed glassware they buy at retail from another source.
Received in the Senate on March 13, 2014
Passed 37 to 1 in the Senate on March 13, 2014 To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on March 25, 2014

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