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2010 House Bill 6224: Grant wine wholesaler monopolies; repeal Sunday morning alcohol ban

Public Act 213 of 2010

  1. Introduced by Rep. Andrew Kandrevas (D) on May 27, 2010, to grant wine wholesalers within defined regions a monopoly on the sale of wine supplied by a particular winery or master distributor.
    • Referred to the House Regulatory Reform Committee on May 27, 2010.
      • Reported in the House on August 25, 2010, without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
  2. Passed 99 to 5 in the House on September 8, 2010.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on September 14, 2010.
    • Referred to the Senate Economic Development and Regulatory Reform Committee on September 14, 2010.
    • Substitute offered in the Senate on November 10, 2010, to adopt a version of the bill that contains the provisions of 6007 as passed by the legislature, except for the ones vetoed by Gov. Granholm. The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on November 10, 2010.
  4. Passed 25 to 13 in the Senate on November 10, 2010, to grant wine wholesalers within defined regions a monopoly on the sale of wine supplied by a particular winery or master distributor. Also, to repeal the state ban on Sunday morning (and Christmas) liquor sales if a store pays extra for a license and the local government doesn't have a ban; authorize liquor licenses for certain continuing care nursing homes; allow wine, beer and brandy maker tastings in package liquor stores; and more.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Received in the House on November 10, 2010.
  6. Passed 81 to 21 in the House on November 10, 2010, to grant wine wholesalers within defined regions a monopoly on the sale of wine supplied by a particular winery or master distributor. Also, to repeal the state ban on Sunday morning (and Christmas) liquor sales if a store pays extra for a license and the local government doesn't have a ban; authorize liquor licenses for certain continuing care nursing homes; allow wine, beer and brandy maker tastings in package liquor stores; and more.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  7. Signed by Gov. Jennifer Granholm on November 17, 2010.

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