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2013 Senate Bill 505: Revise liquor license law details

Public Act 47 of 2014

  1. 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.
    • 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.
  2. Passed 34 to 3 in the Senate on November 7, 2013.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. 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.
  4. 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.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Received in the Senate on March 13, 2014.
  6. Passed 37 to 1 in the Senate on March 13, 2014, to concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

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

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