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2015 House Bill 4895: Revise gas station liquor license provision

Public Act 84 of 2016

Introduced by Rep. Aric Nesbitt (R) on September 22, 2015 To allow the owner of a gas station that has a license to sell beer and wine to operate a second location under the same license.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Regulatory Reform Committee on September 22, 2015
Reported in the House on March 8, 2016 With the recommendation that the amendments be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Aric Nesbitt (R) on March 16, 2016 To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance as previously described.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on March 16, 2016
Amendment offered by Rep. Jeremy Moss (D) on March 16, 2016 To require an applicant for the proposed license to get permission from the local government.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on March 16, 2016
Amendment offered by Rep. Ray Franz (R) on March 16, 2016 To only require stores to keep $50,000 worth of inventory to get the proposed license, instead of $250,000.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on March 16, 2016
Passed 68 to 41 in the House on March 17, 2016.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To allow the owner of a retail store that has a liquor license to sell beer and wine under the same license at a subsidiary location that is a gas station. The bill would limit this to retailers who maintain $250,000 worth of inventory, which is opposed by smaller retailers and supported by large ones and by the state-authorized beer and wine wholesaler cartel.
Received in the Senate on March 22, 2016
Referred to the Senate Regulatory Reform Committee on March 22, 2016
Reported in the Senate on March 24, 2016 With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Passed 28 to 8 in the Senate on March 24, 2016.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To allow the owner of a retail store that has a liquor license and also has a separate gas station (as do many "big box" stores) to sell beer and wine under the same license at the gas station. The bill would limit this to retailers who maintain $250,000 worth of inventory, which is opposed by smaller retailers and supported by large ones and by the state-authorized beer and wine wholesaler cartel.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on April 12, 2016

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